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A $5 billion pipeline Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas announced Tuesday could smooth out natural gas price spikes, the companies say, while drawing new industries to its endpoint in Eastern North Carolina.

When Eric Cantor suffered a surprising electoral defeat this year, Washington pundits wondered where the House majority leader would end up.

A plan to disrupt homeless loitering by removing benches at The Square remains on hold, but community leaders are moving ahead with other solutions.

At a time when banks are trimming staff to lower expenses, one area of hiring remains hot: risk and compliance.

Bank of America is asking a federal judge to throw out a jury verdict that found it liable for fraud over mortgages sold by Countrywide Financial Corp.

Cheerwine, the Salisbury-based cherry soft-drink maker, has embarked on a provocative marketing approach amid a campaign to take its brand national by 2017.

North Carolina advocacy groups are raising social-justice questions about the credit checks and deposits that utilities require of new customers, saying they’re unfair to people with modest incomes.

E4 Carolinas, a not-for-profit corporation that coordinates the Charlotte region’s energy cluster, has named veteran entrepreneur David Doctor its president and chief executive.

U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.

Two California men have been sentenced in a criminal case involving the theft of personal financial information of some customers applying for home loans through Charlotte-based online mortgage marketplace LendingTree.

Wells Fargo has named a former Wachovia executive as lead regional president for the Carolinas, a position that oversees the lender’s consumer and small-business banking activities in both states.

Welcome to the ATM of the future, where customers insert cash and leave with nothing.

The official in charge of making sure Bank of America complies with terms of its record $16.65 billion settlement is a 35-year veteran of mediation, playing roles in major cases involving the likes of Microsoft, Visa and MasterCard, and even Bank of America itself.

Bank of America’s record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. government over toxic mortgage bonds requires the Charlotte bank to help struggling homeowners by modifying mortgages, forgiving principal and making loans to lower-income borrowers.

Bank of America has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with the federal government over soured mortgage bonds, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday. Here are Holder's prepared remarks from Thursday's announcement.

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