March 10- William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP said it would unveil on Tuesday details about Herbalife Ltd's violations in China as the activist investor sharpened his attack against the nutritional products company.» Read More
NEW YORK, Feb 23- BuzzFeed has come a long way from cat lists. This month one of its journalists was on the ground in Kiev reporting on the crisis in Ukraine, and last December it published an in-depth article on a Chinese dissident living in Harlem, New York.
BANGKOK, Feb 22- Some Thai anti-government protesters followed the advice of their leader on Saturday, shunning products of firms linked to the family of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and handing back cellphone SIM cards.
Charter was outmaneuvered in its $37.3 billion bid to acquire Time Warner Cable when Comcast Corp offered $45.2 billion. Rutledge declined to comment when asked if he was worried about the size of Comcast, already the No. 1 cable provider in the United States, if regulators allow the Time Warner Cable deal to go through.
Feb 21- Charter Communications Inc, whose bid to take over Time Warner Cable Inc was thwarted earlier this month, swung to a fourth-quarter profit, helped by its acquisition of Cablevision System Corp's western cable business.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire will no longer sell potentially market-moving press releases directly to high frequency-trading companies, after months of discussion with the New York State attorney general's office, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 20- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who already controls America Movil, tightened his grip slightly on Latin America's biggest phone company, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Thursday that shows two companies controlled by Slim bought more shares.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- Business Wire will no longer let high-frequency trading companies buy potentially market-moving press releases directly from the Berkshire Hathaway unit.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 20- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who already controls America Movil, tightened his grip on Latin America's biggest phone company, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Thursday that shows two companies controlled by Slim bought more shares.
The announcement from the world's biggest soda company came hours after rival PepsiCo was hit with a renewed push from billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz to split its challenged North American beverage business from its more robust snacks operation.
BOSTON, Feb 20- Herbalife executives will meet with U.S. lawmakers' staffs in Washington on Friday to explain the business model of the nutrition company that has been fending off accusations by billionaire investor William Ackman that it is running a pyramid scheme.
As part of that request, the SEC had pushed for an order preventing Tourre from accepting reimbursement from Goldman Sachs or anyone else for the $910,000 in penalties the agency requested the judge impose as part of that potential judgment.
Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp will make some unknown investors very wealthy, CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.
OSX is also controlled by Batista and is an Oleo e Gas creditor. OSX gets nearly all its revenue by leasing oil-production ships to Oleo e Gas. Oleo e Gas, formerly known as OGX Petroleo e Gas Participações SA, filed Latin America's largest-ever bankruptcy protection petition on Oct. 30.
KIEV, Feb 20- The head of Kiev's city administration quit the party of President Viktor Yanukovich on Thursday in protest at the bloodshed on the streets of the Ukrainian capital- a sign the head of state may be losing support.
FRANKFURT, Feb 20- Shares in German travel group TUI AG dropped 5 percent on Thursday following the sale of a 15.7 percent stake by its second-largest shareholder, John Fredriksen, who had been pushing for a merger with London- listed TUI Travel.
*Government supporters plan rally for Sunday. BANGKOK, Feb 20- Protesters campaigning for months to oust Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra turned their anger on businesses linked to her wealthy family on Thursday, rallying outside the offices of a property developer whose shares fell 5 percent.
BANGKOK, Feb 20- Protesters campaigning for months to oust Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra turned their anger on businesses linked to her wealthy family on Thursday, rallying outside the offices of a property developer whose shares fell 5 percent.
Feb 19- A federal judge in Utah on Wednesday barred online television service provider Aereo from retransmitting programs in a handful of U.S. states, ahead of a closely watched Supreme Court hearing this year between the company and major broadcasters.
BOSTON, Feb 19- Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, who started his hedge fund in his dormitory room at Harvard University, is donating $150 million to his alma mater in what will be the largest single gift ever made to the Ivy League school.
Feb 19- Tesla Motors Inc, led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter results on Wednesday and said deliveries of its luxury Model S electric sedan would surge more than 55 percent this year.