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  • BEIJING, July 1- China's factory activity contracted for the fourth straight month in June but at a slower pace than in May, offering some signs that the world's second-largest economy may be slowly leveling out but is still in need of more support measures. The HSBC/ Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index edged up to 49.4 from 49.2 in May, but...

  • HOUSTON, June 26- Union workers at Exxon Mobil Corp's Beaumont, Texas, refinery agreed to an unusually long six-year contract on Thursday night, which sources say the company pushed to assure no work stoppages during a contemplated multibillion-dollar expansion. Members of United Steelworkers union Local 13 -243 voted by secret ballot on the contract offer,...

  • Small business federal contracts hit a new record Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Maria Contreras-Sweet

    The SBA revealed on Friday that the federal government awarded almost 25 percent in federal contracts to small businesses — $91.7 billion.

  • HOUSTON, June 26- Unionized workers at Exxon Mobil Corp's Beaumont, Texas, refinery agreed to an unusually long six-year contract on Thursday night, which sources say the company pushed to assure no work stoppages during a contemplated multibillion-dollar expansion. Members of United Steelworkers union Local 13 -243 voted by secret ballot on the contract...

  • June 25- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said Roger Ailes had signed a multi-year contract to stay on as Chairman and Chief Executive of Fox News and Fox Business Network, and would jointly report to Rupert, James and Lachlan Murdoch. Fox promoted James Murdoch to chief executive in June, giving him day-to-day control of the company, and made Lachlan Murdoch...

  • Roger Ailes signs new contract at Fox Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Roger Ailes has signed a new contract to continue as chief executive of Fox News Channel, the network that has become a ratings and financial powerhouse since he created it two decades ago, 21st Century Fox said Thursday. Fox News is wildly popular with conservatives and has significantly more viewers than its news competitors. The network accounted...

  • Roger Ailes to continue to serve as Fox News CEO Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 8:58 AM ET

    June 25- 21st Century Fox said Roger Ailes would continue as chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Business Network and had signed a new multi-year contract with the company. Ailes has been with the company since 1996 and will jointly report to Rupert, James and Lachlan Murdoch, 21st Century Fox said in a statement on Thursday. The company promoted James Murdoch to...

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter but less than previously estimated as it struggled with bad weather, a strong dollar, spending cuts in the energy sector and disruptions at West Coast ports. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday gross domestic product fell at a 0.2 percent annual rate in the January-March quarter instead...

  • They had risen 8 percent before the market opened after BlackBerry reported first-quarter results that showed a more than 150 percent rise in software and licensing revenues to $137 million. "When the headline hits, you say' wow they really blew out that software number, good for them, they're starting to get some traction'," said BGC Partners analyst Colin Gillis.

  • WATERLOO, Ontario, June 23- BlackBerry Ltd shares fell on Tuesday on uncertainty about what drove growth in the company's crucial software segment in the first quarter. BlackBerry said two licensing deals, with Cisco Systems Inc and a second, unnamed company, made "significant contributions," but did not disclose the terms. "When the headline hits, you say' wow they...

  • WATERLOO, Ontario, June 23- BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday its turnaround gained traction as sales at its crucial software segment rose in the first quarter and its broader revenue slide began to ease, sending its shares up 4.3 percent. Separately, BlackBerry announced a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement with Cisco Systems Inc that covers their...

  • SHANGHAI, June 23- China's factory activity contracted for the fourth straight month in June but showed some signs of stabilizing, according to a preliminary private survey, suggesting more stimulus measures may be needed to support the world's second-largest economy. The HSBC/ Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index edged up to 49.6, a...

  • June 22- Verizon Communications Inc said it offered salary hikes to 38,000 employee in its East wireline business after its first negotiating session with representatives of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. The current contracts expire on Aug. 1. The company's union-represented employees in...

  • June 22- Verizon Communications Inc said it offered salary hikes to 38,000 employee in its East wireline business after its first negotiating session with representatives of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. The current contracts expire on Aug. 1. The company's union-represented employees in...

  • ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 19- Russia's Aeroflot sees the Russian aviation industry crisis deepening and is renegotiating its jet order with U.S. planemaker Boeing as the carrier seeks to reduce its fleet, Chief Executive Vitaly Savelyev said on Friday. Aeroflot signed a contract for 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in 2007 with delivery scheduled for 2014, but the...

  • An international arbitration court ruled last July that Russia must pay $50 billion for expropriating the assets of Yukos, which was once Russia's biggest oil producer and was run by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a businessman who used to be Russia's richest man but fell out with the Kremlin. The GML group of former shareholders who made the claim said then it would be...

  • SEOUL, June 18- South Korea's Hotel Shilla Co Ltd has temporarily shut its hotel in Jeju Island after learning that a former guest has been diagnosed with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, a Hotel Shilla spokesman said on Thursday. The guest had been staying between June 5-8 at the hotel in Jeju, a holiday destination, before being diagnosed some time after...

  • HELSINKI, June 16- Nokia said on Tuesday that South Korea's LG Electronics has agreed a deal to use the Finnish company's smartphone patent license but royalty payments will be settled in a lengthy arbitration process. Nokia sold its once-dominant phone business to Microsoft last year, leaving it focused on its telecoms network equipment business while...

  • Nigeria starts investigating crude oil swap contracts Saturday, 13 Jun 2015 | 4:16 AM ET
    A worker inspect facilities on an upstream oil drilling platform at the Total oil platform at Amenem, 35 kilometers away from Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta in 2009.

    Nigeria is probing whether it was short-changed by deals to swap crude for refined products, the state oil company, traders and a security source said.

  • Nigeria starts investigating crude oil swap contracts Saturday, 13 Jun 2015 | 2:32 AM ET

    ABUJA, June 13- Nigerian authorities have launched an investigation to determine whether the government has been short-changed by a state oil company scheme to swap crude for refined products, the company, three oil traders and a security source said. The contracts, known as offshore processing agreements are between Pipelines and Product Marketing Co, a...