NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund Third Point LLC said Tuesday that it has acquired a significant stake in Dow Chemical and wants the company to spin off its petrochemicals division. ..
BERLIN/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - A break-up of sprawling German retail group Metro AG (MEO.DE) looks unlikely despite speculation that the planned sale of a stake in its Russian ..
Shares of phone maker Blackberry jumped 7% on Tuesday after the Pentagon said late last week that almost all of the phones and tablets connected to one of its new networks, 80 ..
An Oxfam briefing has noted that the richest 85 people in the world now own the same amount of wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population. That means about 7 dozen pe ..
The International Monetary Fund raised its global growth forecast for the first time in nearly two years on Tuesday, saying fading economic headwinds should permit advanced na ..
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal by SAP AG (SAP.DE), meaning a jury verdict ordering the German business software maker to pay $345 million to peer ..
Hugh Johnson of Hugh Johnson Advisors says there are three things that give him pause and could mean trouble for markets. ..
UniCredit (UCG.MI) has sold some of the risk on a 910 million euro ($1.2 billion) portfolio of Italian project finance loans, freeing up capital for new lending and benefiting ..
As the northeastern U.S. prepares for another major snowstorm along with extreme cold weather, residents and businesses are suffering from a shortage of propane. ..
(Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ.O), maker of Cadbury chocolate and Oreo cookies, added activist investor Nelson Peltz to its board in a deal that ends his campaig ..