*Wells Fargo stake grows to nearly $17 billion. May 15- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday revealed a new investment in Chicago Bridge& Iron Co and said it has added to its largest equity holding, Wells Fargo& Co..
Ralph Lauren will pay more than $1.6 million to settle a criminal and civil investigation into allegations that one of its subsidiaries bribed government officials in Argentina.
WASHINGTON, April 22- Clothing retailer Ralph Lauren Corp will pay more than $1.6 million to settle a criminal and civil investigation of allegations that one of its subsidiaries bribed government officials in Argentina.
*Revenue rose 2.2 percent to $1.85 billion. Feb 6- Both Ralph Lauren Corp's holiday quarter results on Wednesday and its early sales forecast for next year pointed to renewed momentum for the fashion company after a rough patch in 2012, sending shares to their highest levels since May.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks were little changed in late morning trading on Wednesday as investors awaited fresh trading incentives after recent rallies took the S&P 500 to five-year highs. Transportation stocks were among the worst performers, weighed down by a 10- percent drop in CH Robinson Worldwide to $60.49 after it reported fourth-quarter earnings.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as investors, awaiting fresh trading incentives, locked in profits after recent rallies took the S&P 500 to five-year highs.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks were poised to open lower Wednesday, indicating the S&P 500 may retreat as it faces resistance to further gains beyond five-year highs in the wake of a 1- percent rally on Tuesday.
Feb 6- Ralph Lauren Corp on Wednesday reported holiday quarter sales and profits that showed renewed momentum after a rough patch earlier in the year, helped by steady business in the Americas and improvement in Europe.
Feb 6- Ralph Lauren Corp reported a higher quarterly profit for a holiday season it said had been strong, helped by solid momentum in the Americas and improvement in Europe. Net income rose 27.6 percent to $215.7 million, or $2.31 per share, in the third quarter ended Dec. 29, from $169.0 million, or $1.78 per share, a year earlier.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday as investors, without any major economic reports to guide them, awaited fresh incentives to trade after rallies took the S&P 500 to five-year highs.
*Retail stocks among S&P 500' s biggest decliners. *Obama heads back to Washington after vacation. *Dow off 0.2 pct, S&P 500 down 0.5 pct, Nasdaq off 0.7 pct.
*Retail stocks among S&P 500' s biggest decliners. President Barack Obama is due back in Washington early Thursday for a final effort to negotiate a deal with Congress to bridge a series of tax increases and government spending cuts set to begin next week, the so-called "fiscal cliff" many economists worry could push the economy into recession if it takes effect.
BEIJING, Nov 21- China's soaring wages and strengthening currency might blunt the competitive edge of exporters that have seen average pay double since 2007, but it won't stop firms worldwide making a collective $100 billion bet on setting up shop here this year.