Police found Beverly Carter's body early Tuesday, five days after she went to show the house in a rural area near Little Rock and never returned. Lewis, who was on parole for theft convictions, pleaded not guilty to the preliminary charges and remained in the Pulaski County jail Tuesday without bond.» Read More
LONDON/ ZURICH June 4- Private equity companies CVC and KKR are considering bids for assets Holcim and Lafarge must sell to get the go-ahead for their merger, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday.
**Pilgrim's Pride Corp, the second largest U.S. chicken processor, raised its offer for Hillshire Brands Co, escalating a bidding war with Tyson Foods Inc for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages. **Germany's Siemens said on Tuesday it called off the sale of its baggage handling and postal automation business.
NEW YORK, June 2- Fairmount Minerals Ltd, one of North America's largest providers of industrial sand to the oil and gas industry, is exploring an initial public offering of around $1 billion that could come later this year, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
The May ISM Manufacturing Index is 56 versus what was originally reported as 53.2, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
ISM's CEO is now reporting May's ISM Manufacturing Index is 55.4, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. ISM originally reported 53.2 and later revised it to 56.0.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest ISM manufacturing data, and Steve Liesman provides insight on the number.
BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, May 28- Brazil's antitrust watchdog Cade fined six cement makers a combined 3.1 billion reais for fixing prices for two decades and ordered the companies to dispose of many assets, in a harsh decision that the biggest one said it will challenge in courts.
Toll Brothers CEO Douglas Yearley, discusses the impact of interest rates on home builders and the overall state of the housing market.
MEXICO CITY, May 16- Shares in Mexican cement maker Cemex rose more than 1 percent on Friday, the day after the company appointed a new chief executive officer and chairman following the unexpected death of former CEO Lorenzo Zambrano.
SHARES IN MEXICO CEMENT PRODUCER CEMEX RISE MORE THAN 1 PCT DAY AFTER COMPANY APPOINTS NEW CEO, CHAIRMAN.
In December, Hodges Capital quietly introduced the Hodges Small-Mid Cap fund, which focuses on companies whose market values reach up to $8 billion. That is well above the $3 billion threshold in the $1.2 billion Hodges Small Cap fund for which the Dallas- based firm is best known.
MEXICO CITY, May 12- Mexican businessman Lorenzo Zambrano, who turned cement maker Cemex into one of the country's first modern multinationals, but also almost brought it crashing down, died on Monday aged 70..
Adrian Ringrose, CEO of Interserve, says demand in the construction industry in the U.K. is picking up but is coming off a low base.
FRANKFURT, May 8- The European Central Bank is expected to take heart from signs of life in the euro zone economy and keep interest rates on hold on Thursday, resisting pressure to act in the face of a stronger euro and persistently low inflation.
PARIS, May 7- Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg stepped up France's push for a weaker euro on Wednesday, saying political leaders had the right to assess the right level for the currency in a position completely at odds with Germany's.
FRANKFURT, May 7- German cement maker HeidelbergCement posted a more than five-fold increase in quarterly operating income that beat consensus thanks to mild winter weather in Europe and price increases in key markets.
MUMBAI, May 5- A rally that's taken India's stock market to record highs faces a reality check as profits at some blue chips have been bolstered by non-operating items such as tax credits and investments, rather than by a revival in demand.
Homeowners are increasingly looking back at their own homes for makeovers rather than looking ahead to move up.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the latest ISM Index number, construction spending from March and initial jobless claims.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports April's ISM Index resulted at 54.9, and March construction spending was up 0.2 percent.