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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:56:09 ESTChicken-companies will get another chance in coming days to smooth investors’ ruffled feathers over questions about poultry pricing that have pressured share prices.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:00:07 ESTU.K.-based Vodafone, the world’s second-biggest mobile carrier by subscribers, aims to be one of two ‘premium’ players—it doesn’t matter which—in each of its 26 countries.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 10:25:21 EST21st Century Fox is in late-stage discussions to buy all of Sky PLC, the U.K.’s market-leading pay-TV provider, in a $14 billion deal, as Fox moves to consolidate its holdings.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:16:08 ESTThe U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday said it would continue imposing duties on washing machines built in China by Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:06:46 ESTCoca-Cola said Friday that Muhtar Kent would resign from his role as chief executive in May 2017, to be succeeded by James Quincey, the beverage company’s president and operating chief.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:14:24 ESTU.S. highway safety regulators increased pressure on auto makers to address millions of rupture-prone Takata Corp. air bags, setting new deadlines for recalling and repairing devices linked to numerous deaths and injuries.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:46:43 ESTFive executives at video game company Ubisoft have been fined a total of $1.4 million by the French stock market regulator for insider trading.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:17:56 ESTOrange, a major French telecoms company, has held talks about investing in Vivendi’s pay-TV unit Canal Plus, according to people familiar with the matter.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:24:45 ESTJames Quincey, once a student of semiconductors, helped Coke gain market share overseas with small packages and smoothies.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:09 ESTGeneral Electric said Friday that it increased its quarterly dividend by 4.3%, or a penny per share, to 24 cents, its first increase since December 2014.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:47:55 ESTThe owner of Generator Hostels, a London-based operator of upscale youth hostels, is preparing a sale of the company that is expected to bring up to $500 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:49:52 ESTNBA great Michael Jordan has claimed a victory in China, with the nation’s high court ruling that a Chinese sportswear company can’t sell merchandise using his name in Chinese characters.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:25:06 ESTSouth Africa’s Sibanye Gold plans to buy U.S. palladium and platinum miner Stillwater Mining for $2.2 billion, the company’s first foray outside of Southern Africa and latest move to diversify beyond gold mining.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:07:38 ESTHooking older consumers on paid streaming is important for the music industry, which is counting on revenue from subscription streaming services to replace declining CD and download sales. Music Aficionado, launched in January, is one site trying to promote streaming to the senior crowd.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:13:59 ESTVail Resorts Inc. said unseasonably warm weather in November had damped early results, causing them to be below company and Wall Street expectations.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:59:18 ESTPaint maker PPG Industries, plagued recently by slow demand, said Friday it will move forward with a restructuring plan that aims to save $120 million to $130 million a year.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:49:29 ESTMaersk Line, the senior member of the world’s largest container-shipping alliance, Thursday said it is no longer considering Hyundai Merchant Marine for membership in the group, dealing a major blow to the troubled Korean shipping company.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:59:15 ESTGlencore’s move to take a stake in Russian oil producer Rosneft appears to be a victory for the Swiss commodity trader in a market it once dominated.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:31:50 ESTFederal regulators are considering allowing airline passengers in coming years to routinely make phone calls during flights—so long as travelers are warned in advance about potential midair distractions.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:36:54 ESTDigital security firm Gemalto NV has agreed to buy 3M Co.’s identity-management business for $850 million, 3M said Thursday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:11:26 ESTAn investment firm with ties to junk-bond pioneer Michael Milken is nearing a deal to buy industrial-packaging company Mauser Group for more than $2 billion.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:35:32 ESTCoca-Cola Co. director Howard G. Buffett, the oldest son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, won’t seek re-election in April, the company said Thursday.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:49:40 ESTBlackBerry Ltd. announced Thursday an upgrade of its mobile-security software in its latest move to win more business from its traditional government and business customer base.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:29:44 ESTTime Inc. hired banks to help field takeover or partnership interest after the country’s largest magazine publisher received overtures from a group of media investors including Edgar Bronfman Jr.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:50:59 ESTMany big corporations continue to back efforts to cut carbon emissions, vowing to stay the course despite the election of Donald Trump, who has promised to dismantle President Obama’s climate agenda.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:03:51 ESTOPEC’s deal to cut oil production isn’t likely to save investors in troubled U.S. producers from seeing their stakes vanish in chapter 11, according to restructuring experts.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:32:54 ESTBrazilian state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro reiterated its goal of selling more than $4 billion in assets by the end of the year, despite court rulings challenging its divestment program this week.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:34:42 ESTHospital company Universal Health Services Inc. on Thursday denied conclusions in a recent news report that it exaggerated patient symptoms and filled beds solely for financial gain.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:23:42 ESTA consortium led by Macquarie and including sovereign-wealth funds from China and Qatar agreed to buy a stake in National Grid’s U.K. gas-distribution business for about $4.56 billion.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:36:48 ESTMcDonald’s said a large portion of its non-U.S. income would be taxed in the U.K., following a restructuring that shifts operations away from Luxembourg.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:30:49 ESTA Chinese takeover bid for Aixtron of Germany collapsed, a week after President Barack Obama blocked the deal on national-security grounds, according to a statement from the suitor.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:51:52 ESTEndo International said it had sold back the rights to an opioid pain drug to BioDelivery Sciences International as the market for opioid-based painkillers has come under fire.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:39:52 ESTHorizon Pharma shares slid 20% after a late-stage study for a genetic disease treatment broadly failed testing.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:02:42 ESTEntergy said it intends to close the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Michigan in October of 2018, part of the company’s efforts to reduce its merchant power fleet amid low prices in the wholesale market.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:24:28 ESTLego’s top boss says in his new role he would like to expand Lego into uncharted business territory, while also avoiding putting the brand name in the wrong places.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:33:42 ESTTroubled Brazilian telecom operator Oi said it is in talks with U.S.-based Cerberus Capital Management over “opportunities” for a deal between the two firms.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:16:23 ESTGerman companies are quietly boosting investments in Russia even as Western leaders are warning Moscow about new sanctions for its behavior in Syria.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:38:23 ESTThe financial outlook for airlines is deteriorating with collective industry profit set to peak this year as the industry’s leading trade group downgrades its financial outlook.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:16:55 ESTThe CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner defended their proposed $85 billion merger to lawmakers, trying to navigate a tricky political landscape in which President-elect Donald Trump has expressed hostility to the deal.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:01:15 ESTAbout 45.2 million passengers are expected to fly globally on U.S. airlines during the 21-day holiday period from Dec. 16 through Jan. 5, up 3.5% from the same period in 2015, according to the leading airline trade group.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:07 ESTRee Drummond, the food blogger who has translated her life on a ranch in Pawhuska, Okla. into a mini-empire of books, housewares products and a Food Network cooking show, is hitting the newsstands next year.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:04:47 ESTAlaska Air Group said it agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by private plaintiffs that opposed its merger with Virgin America Inc. on antitrust grounds, removing the last big obstacle in the way of its planned deal.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:20:17 ESTHyundai Merchant Marine Co. and Mediterranean Shipping Co. are in pole position to buy Long Beach’s biggest container terminal, say people familiar with the matter, in a joint bid that may bolster the Korean operator’s effort to join a major shipping alliance.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:50:19 ESTA review of pay equity at Dow Jones & Co., parent of The Wall Street Journal, found that employee salaries didn’t vary based on gender or ethnicity, the company said Wednesday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 02:33:14 ESTRussia said it sold a 19.5% stake in oil giant Rosneft to a consortium formed by Glencore and Qatar in a deal valued at some €10.5 billion. However, there appeared to be some differences between the Kremlin account of the deal’s terms and Glencore’s description.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:38:20 ESTA Bumble Bee Foods executive has agreed to plead guilty to fixing prices on canned tuna, the first criminal charges in an ongoing Justice Department probe in the packaged seafood industry.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:17:30 ESTKoch Industries Inc., the conglomerate run by two billionaire brothers active in Republican politics, says a key feature of House Republicans’ tax plan could be “devastating” to American consumers and the economy.