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Wall Street ends higher despite government shutdown threat

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:30:33 -0500

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street rose on Friday, led by gains in consumer stocks, even as a possible government shutdown loomed.(image)

ADM pursues big ag merger with grain trader Bunge: source

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:36:11 -0500

CHICAGO/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Top U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd , according to a person familiar with the approach, which could set up a bidding war with Swiss-based rival Glencore Plc .(image)

Possible Buffett heir Abel has small Berkshire stake, likely to grow

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:25:39 -0500

(Reuters) - Greg Abel, considered by many investors the top contender to succeed Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway Inc's chief executive officer, on Friday reported owning about $2.1 million of the conglomerate's stock.(image)

FTC makes second request on Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:29:52 -0500

(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has made a second request for information on chipmaker Broadcom Ltd's $103 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom said in a statement on Friday, a move that could indicate heightened antitrust scrutiny.(image)

Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 02:13:16 -0500

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc , which is reviewing Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. elections, said on Friday it would notify some of its users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service.(image)

Judge overseeing AT&T, Time Warner merger trial hears document dispute

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:36:53 -0500

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T, owner of DirecTV, is asking for documents from a long list of companies as part of preparation for a trial to determine if they will be allowed to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner, their lawyer Daniel Petrocelli said in a pre-trial hearing on Friday.(image)

Venezuela's woes poised to hit U.S. oilfield service firms' earnings

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:02:30 -0500

HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oilfield service companies exposed to Venezuela face new hits to earnings from the South American nation's ongoing economic turmoil and U.S. sanctions on the country and state-run oil company PDVSA.(image)

Parent company of 7-Eleven agrees to divest some U.S. stores in Sunoco deal

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:07:47 -0500

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd , the Tokyo-based parent company of the 7-Eleven network of stores, agreed to sell and divest some of its stores in its proposed $3.3 billion acquisition of 1,100 Sunoco LP outlets, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Friday.(image)

Deutsche Telekom expects steady dividend hikes: paper

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:19:42 -0500

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom will keep to its promise of hiking dividends in 2018 and the years thereafter, its Chief Financial Officer Thomas Dannenfeldt told German daily Boersen-Zeitung.(image)

China's Dalian Wanda Group says 2017 revenue down 10.8 percent

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:26:22 -0500

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group said on Saturday its revenue dropped for a second consecutive year, by 10.8 percent in 2017, as the group sold off property assets and faced increasing scrutiny from regulators and lenders.(image)