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Cloud wars heat up as Salesforce zeros in on Slack

The battle for control of the cloud-based communication, increasingly critical as more Americans work remotely, is heating up amid reports Salesforce.com is in advanced talks to buy workspace messaging platform Slack Technologies.

DOJ was investigating Georgia Sen. Perdue's stock trades: Report

Stock trades made by wealthy Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., raised the eyebrows of the Justice Department this spring, after they came across an email that suggested he was made aware of “upcoming changes” within a company two days prior to a major stock sale. 

Dow slides back below 30,000

U.S. equity markets opened little changed Wednesday after a mixed batch economic data dropped the Dow back below 30,000.

Foot Locker grows quarterly profit, sales

Foot Locker Inc. said its profit and sales rose for the third quarter, even as the back-to-school selling season started later than usual because of the coronavirus pandemic.