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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:04:21 EDTMany foreign investors are rushing into Iran’s promising market after its nuclear accord, setting off skirmishes among European and Asian companies eager to gain a step on more cautious American rivals.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:09:00 EDTBrazilian mining giant Vale SA said its board approved the selection of Fabio Schvartsman to replace outgoing Chief Executive Murilo Ferreira.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:12:25 EDTCasual-restaurant chain Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen will soon share ownership with the likes of Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and the Capital Grille.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:34:49 EDTAvianca Holdings, one of the largest airlines in Latin America, on Monday sued a large minority shareholder that is seeking to block the Colombian flag carrier from completing a strategic partnership with United Continental.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:51:26 EDTJim Gianopulos, the longtime head of Twentieth Century Fox, has been tapped to turn around Viacom Inc.’s troubled movie studio.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:29:15 EDTAlexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. named new a chief executive Monday, months after the company’s top leadership abruptly stepped down amid an internal investigation into sales practices.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:14:43 EDTU.S. hospital stocks rose Monday amid a broader market downturn as investors welcomed the stalling of White House efforts to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:11:45 EDTAmerican Airlines and China Southern Airlines are discussing a “major strategic cooperation,” the Chinese airline said Monday in a regulatory filing.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:47:23 EDTA surveillance-camera company featured in a previous article about hacked devices said it is taking steps to harden its products against attacks.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:07:36 EDTDow Chemical and DuPont clinched regulatory approval for their merger from the European Union’s competition watchdog on condition they divest several businesses to address antitrust concerns.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:23:05 EDTChina Petroleum & Chemical Corp. said Sunday it planned to raise capital expenditures this year by as much as 44% after reporting higher annual profit due to strong refining and petrochemicals performances.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:14:40 EDTSealed Air Corp. said Monday that it would sell its cleaning business to private-equity firm Bain Capital for $3.2 billion.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:56:25 EDTCanadian mining firm Dominion Diamond Corp. said Monday its board will explore strategic alternatives, including a possible sale of the company, just over a week since a privately held conglomerate in Montana went public with a takeover bid.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:20:19 EDTIn China, counterfeit merchandise hasn’t gone away by any means. But a growing number of Chinese consumers are now willing to pay more for authentic goods such as Mickey Mouse sweatshirts and Bart Simpson baseball caps.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:11:37 EDTSouth32 plans to hand US$500 million to shareholders, most likely via a share buyback, in another sign the global mining industry is regaining its footing.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:51:57 EDTGermany’s Thyssenkrupp, which CEO Heinrich Hiesinger aims to refocus on capital goods, took a big step away from its once-core steel business with the sale of its last steel plant in the Americas. Shedding its European steel unit is the next test.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:19:53 EDTHollywood studios are planning to move ahead with “premium” video on demand, making major movies available to home viewers within weeks after they hit theaters.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:53:24 EDTJohnson Controls won’t say how much Alex Molinaroli made after September because companies don’t have to disclose how much top executives were paid by a firm that disappears or becomes a subsidiary in a merger.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:41:15 EDTStudios hope a shorter window from theater to home video will boost overall sales; theater executives worry box-office receipts will plummet.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:53:40 EDTIn China, the opposition to genetically altered food and grains has been brought to the forefront by ChemChina’s $43 billion deal to buy Syngenta, a leading producer of genetically engineered seeds.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:13:16 EDTCharter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge pledged to hire 20,000 U.S. workers and invest $25 billion over the next four years at an event with President Trump, allowing the administration to trumpet a jobs announcement that had been in the works for some time.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:50:18 EDTThe Trump administration has signed a presidential permit for TransCanada to build Keystone XL, bringing the oil pipeline closer to fruition more than a year after former President Barack Obama blocked its construction.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:12:20 EDTThe U.S. ban on many carry-on electronics aboard Middle East flights is another powerful headwind for the once-highflying club of Persian Gulf airlines—a group that relies more than many on the laptop-toting business traveler.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:52:29 EDTA new board member at 4C Health Solutions, which roots out questionable health-insurance claims, is President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney, Michael D. Cohen.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:36:49 EDTWal-Mart is rapidly buying up hip, small online retailers that appeal to wealthier shoppers in hopes of finally taking on Amazon. The deals give Wal-Mart access to new groups of shoppers, but some have balked at the change.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:45:50 EDTIndustrial gas maker Air Products & Chemicals Inc. backed away from its bid to buy China’s Yingde Gases Group Co.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:10:15 EDTCredit Suisse increased its bonus pool by 6% in 2016 to over $3 billion, despite posting a sizable loss.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:51:03 EDTBrazil’s tainted meat scandal is driving up cattle prices and creating an opening for competitors in the U.S. and elsewhere that struggled to match the South American nation’s low production costs.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:14:15 EDTGerman prosecutors launched an investigation into allegations that an undisclosed number of Daimler staff may have committed fraud linked to sales of the company’s diesel-powered cars.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:59:51 EDTThe Justice Department settled its antitrust lawsuit against AT&T’s DirecTV, that alleged the satellite broadcaster had illegally shared information with rival pay-TV operators at a time when all were resisting carriage of a sports channel owned by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:15:24 EDTValeant Pharmaceuticals International Chief Executive Joseph Papa took in $62.7 million in pay last year as it navigated the fallout from accounting problems, a near debt default and investigations by Congress.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:27:26 EDTWith no successor to take the helm at the world’s largest media company, Robert Iger will stay on at least one additional year as head of Walt Disney.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:12:58 EDTThe new CEO of Macy’s discusses his plans for the iconic department store to stay atop a shrinking market.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:11:22 EDTTarget Corp. and other retailers in recent months stopped selling a popular household cleaner from Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. after learning the product contained less liquid than its label claimed.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:12:55 EDTFord Motor raised a caution flag for the auto industry, saying higher interest rates and a steady decline in used-car values will hurt the most important factor in the recent U.S. sales boom: affordability.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:07:48 EDTShell oil spills that haven’t been cleaned up for over eight years have contributed to “astonishingly high” levels of pollution in a Nigerian community, according to a consultant who helped produce a confidential damage assessment.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:33:20 EDTAkzo Nobel’s largest shareholder became the latest investor to urge the Dutch paint and chemicals maker to start negotiations with U.S. rival PPG Industries over its $24 billion takeover offer.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:15:56 EDTWorkers at BHP Billiton Ltd.’s majority-owned Minera Escondida mine in Chile will end a strike at the world’s biggest copper operation this weekend, a union leader said Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:07:52 EDTChina’s biggest refiner China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., also known as Sinopec, is expected to report year-end results Friday. Here’s what to look out for.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:01:37 EDTChinese offshore oil explorer Cnooc said it eked out a $92.5 million net profit last year, staving off its first annual loss through aggressive cost cutting.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:52:32 EDTAT&T Inc. reached an agreement with thousands of striking technicians and call-center workers in California and Nevada that will allow them to report to work on Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:04:12 EDTCheckers Drive-In Restaurants has agreed to be sold to private-equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners in a $525 million deal.