LAS VEGAS— A last-minute settlement avoided trial Tuesday in a massive civil breach-of-contract lawsuit involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors on a never-opened Las Vegas Strip tower called the Harmon. Several jurors gasped when Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez announced the parties reached...» Read More
*France seeks to buy Bouygues' 20 pct in Alstom. *Formal deadline for GE offer for Alstom is Monday. PARIS, June 22- The French government was locked in negotiations on Sunday over its planned purchase of a stake in Alstom from conglomerate Bouygues, the last hurdle in an announced tie-up between Alstom and General Electric.
Daimler will set up production capacity at a plant operated by its alliance partner Nissan in Aguascalientes northeast of Guadalajara, the magazine cited unnamed company executives as saying. Daimler and Nissan declined to comment.
Karl Slym, managing director of India's Tata Motors, died on Sunday after falling from a high floor of a hotel in Bangkok, the company said.
Time Warner Cable said it had renewed its distribution agreement with Viacom, whose channels include MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.
Nasdaq OMX Group said it will form a joint venture with SharesPost to establish a marketplace for private companies. The stock exchange operator will retain a majority stake in Nasdaq Private Market.