NEW YORK - The Dow and the S&P 500 finished lower for the fourth consecutive session on Wednesday after investors found few reasons to make big moves, with uncertainty remaining over when the Federal Reserve will start to slow its stimulus. | Video
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ATLANTA/WASHINGTON - Southwest Airlines and Virgin American will buy the take-off and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport that US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines must sell as part of their agreement to merge, three sources said on Wednesday.
SYDNEY - Shopping mall giant Westfield Group said on Thursday it would buy the remaining 50 percent interest in New York's World Trade Center for $800 million, which will make the company the sole owner of the shopping mall.
- Barrick Gold Corp , under fire for missteps in a tough market, started to address investor demands for a more independent board on Wednesday, by replacing two directors close to its departing founder with a pair of mining industry experts.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department plans to bring mortgage fraud cases against several financial institutions early in 2014, using as a template the case that ended last month in JPMorgan Chase & Co's $13 billion settlement, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday. | Video
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