Last Build Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:32:19 ESTCopyright: copyright © 2017 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:50:08 ESTWoodside Petroleum anticipates production levels will recover from next year as its investment in Australian oil and gas projects starts to deliver. .
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:34:43 ESTHunter Harrison, the railroad veteran who announced his early departure from Canadian Pacific Railway, is joining with an activist investor in an attempt to shake up management at rival railroad CSX.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:59:16 ESTVegemite, Australia’s best-known condiment, is among a basket of brands being sold by Mondelez International to Bega Cheese.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:33:14 ESTA Chinese consortium led by China Oceanwide Holdings is nearing a deal to purchase International Data Group, the data and marketing firm that also runs venture-capital firm IDG Ventures.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:33:56 ESTIrish drugmaker Mallinckrodt and a U.S. subsidiary will pay $100 million and agree to other conditions to settle government antitrust allegations they unlawfully prevented competition for Acthar, a drug that has seen enormous price spikes in recent years.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:18:10 ESTThe Federal Communications Commission’s auction of television airwaves is wrapping up after attracting about $18.2 billion in bids, far less than the last sale of government licenses amid weaker demand.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:09:07 ESTLivio DeSimone, a chemical engineer who served as chairman and chief executive of 3M Co. in the 1990s, died Tuesday, the St. Paul, Minn.-based company said. He was 80 years old.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:10:59 ESTCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. said Chief Executive Hunter Harrison will step down earlier than expected, leaving company President Keith Creel to steer the railroad forward amid a challenging industry environment .
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:06:48 ESTSumner Redstone’s ex-girlfriend has asked a California court to appoint an independent doctor to assess his health and, if he lacks mental capacity, appoint a guardian for him, according to documents filed Wednesday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:09:05 ESTThe Labor Department sued Oracle, alleging the technology company routinely pays its white male workers more than their counterparts in the same positions.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:49:44 ESTNew York just got a new subway line, but its system remains far from the world’s biggest.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:14:09 ESTAmerican Air and United are set to join Delta in offering cheaper economy-cabin fares in a bid to compete with discount carriers.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:15:58 ESTThe company behind the Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores retail chains is exploring its next steps, including a sale or restructuring, according to people familiar with the matter.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:52:24 ESTSome of the biggest aircraft-leasing companies remain leery about entering the Iranian market amid uncertainty over the incoming Trump administration’s policy toward the Islamic Republic.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:49:39 ESTGeneral Motors Co. agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to settle charges from U.S. securities regulators that the Detroit auto giant failed to alert its accountants to a defective ignition switch in a timely manner.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:00:08 ESTHyatt Hotels has acquired the resort and spa company Miraval Group for $215 million, in a transaction that shows how Hyatt is trying to compete against larger rivals by focusing on more affluent guests.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:09:18 ESTTarget warned of weak profits and sales in the critical holiday period, as the retail chain struggled to get shoppers to visit its stores and relied on discounting to compete with Amazon.com for online orders.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:06:21 ESTShares in Pearson plunged more than 30% after the world’s largest education company issued a profit warning for 2018 and said it plans to sell its stake in its Penguin Random House publishing joint venture.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:24:57 ESTEli Lilly agreed to acquire CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, which is developing an oral migraine treatment, for about $960 million, adding a potential near-term launch to its late-stage drug pipeline.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:39:49 ESTSmall and midsize companies are rethinking or delaying entry to Iran following the election of Donald Trump, a break from their bigger counterparts which have struck recent deals despite concerns of fresh sanctions.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:16:26 ESTBayer has pledged to add U.S. jobs and investment after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, the latest in a string of public displays from companies looking to head off criticism from the incoming administration about job losses.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:41:44 ESTPrime Minister Theresa May’s clarification Tuesday that Britain will leave Europe’s tariff-free, single market, sent companies and trade bodies begging for something to take its place—and fast.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:51:13 ESTOne of the highest-ranking women in corporate America, she became a symbol of the choices women face juggling work and family life.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:51:44 ESTTheranos failed a second major U.S. regulatory inspection of its laboratory facilities, people familiar with the situation said, a setback the Silicon Valley blood-testing firm hasn’t disclosed to investors or patients.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:53:28 ESTHedge fund Elliott Associates LP said Tuesday that it has teamed with Bluescape Energy Partners LLC to buy a combined 9.4% stake in NRG Energy Inc. and pursue changes at the power company to boost its value.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:16:01 ESTAmerica’s largest retailer said it plans to create about 10,000 U.S. jobs this year, touting job growth in the country ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:11:39 ESTAllergan will pay $15 million in fines and admit to disclosure violations during a hostile takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:22:53 ESTExxon Mobil is the latest company to expand in Texas’ red-hot Permian basin, announcing a deal Tuesday to buy companies owned by the Bass family for $5.6 billion in stock and up to $1 billion in additional payments.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:21:32 ESTBritish American Tobacco agreed to take full control of Reynolds in a $49.4 billion deal that marks renewed interest among international players in the U.S. tobacco market.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:52:33 ESTThe New York Times published its long-awaited 2020 report on Tuesday, laying out “an action plan” for the publication to better adapt to the fast-changing demands of the digital landscape and ensure that it doesn’t get left behind.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:47:52 ESTBoeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said after a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump that they discussed simplifying the requirements for the new planes that would serve as Air Force One.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:17:47 ESTA U.K. court approved a deferred prosecution agreement between Rolls-Royce and Britain’s Serious Fraud Office to settle a four-year corruption investigation.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:50:47 ESTA bankruptcy judge approved the restructuring plan for Caesars Entertainment’s operating unit, paving the way for the casino operator to emerge from chapter 11 protection later this year.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:40:05 ESTMattel Inc. named Google executive Margaret Georgiadis as its next chief executive, bringing an outsider to replace Christopher Sinclair atop the biggest U.S. toy company.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:02:20 ESTMexican television and media company Grupo Televisa placed an executive of U.S. Spanish-language network Univision Communications in charge of its content business in an effort to shore up falling ratings at both broadcasters.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:19:31 ESTAltria Group Inc. said it acquired the privately held maker of Nat Sherman cigars and cigarettes, expanding Altria’s offerings as it faces increasing competition.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:38:20 ESTBiogen has reached a settlement and license agreement with Forward Pharma for its best-selling multiple sclerosis drug ahead of the completion of a patent-interference case.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:07:04 ESTTiffany said its holiday sales results were dragged by “postelection traffic disruptions” around its flagship store near Trump Tower in New York and it doesn’t see overall sales conditions changing drastically.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:54:19 ESTLowe’s Cos. said Tuesday it chose a company insider to be its next finance chief, as its longtime CFO is retiring.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:07:25 ESTThe first box-office bombs of 2017 have landed. Four new releases -- Jamie Foxx’s “Sleepless,” Ben Affleck’s “Live by Night,” Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” and the children’s movie “Monster Trucks” -- all failed to register with moviegoers. “Hidden Figures” held its top spot with an estimated $26 million in the U.S. and Canada over the four-day weekend.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:56:48 ESTNoble Energy will pay $2.7 billion to buy Clayton Williams Energy in a deal that will give it a combined 120,000 acres of oil-rich property in West Texas.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:01:33 ESTU.S. shale drillers that proved resilient during the oil downturn face a new test in 2017: Can they make money producing more now that prices have stabilized?
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:51:38 ESTSecondhand retailers like Swap.com say the volume of merchandise they handle is growing rapidly.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:03:06 ESTThe National Basketball Association will cease distributing its lowest-priced jerseys to sporting-goods chains beginning next season, the latest shift as sportswear makers aim to sell directly to consumers.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:29:00 ESTAustralian utility Duet Group has agreed to a takeover bid worth nearly $5.5 billion from Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong Infrastructure.