monopolyNews Corp. has agreed to pay $280 million to resolve claims that it monopolized the market for in-store promotions at more than 50,000 retail stores across the United States.  The settlement abruptly ended a trial that had begun earlier in the day.

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tagcloud monopolyAn antitrust lawsuit against News Corp. has been certified as a class action.

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chaseJP Morgan Chase has settled the claims against it in a U.S. antitrust lawsuit for about $100 million.  In the lawsuit, the investors allege that JP Morgan and 11 other major banks rigged prices in the $5 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market.

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