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  • Union Pacific Shares Plunge on Lowered Forecast Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 9:56 AM ET

    No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp Wednesday lowered its fourth-quarter outlook by roughly 20 cents per share due to rapidly rising fuel costs, sending its shares down as much as 6 percent.

  • United Rentals Shares Rise on Settlement Hopes Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | 10:30 AM ET

    Shares of United Rentals Monday rose about 6 percent after the company said it was holding talks in a bid to resolve its lawsuit to force Cerberus Capital Management to complete the planned $4 billion buyout of the equipment rental company.

  • Dow Jones CEO Zannino to Leave Company Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | 4:22 PM ET

    Dow Jones, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, said Thursday that Chief Executive Richard Zannino will leave the company once its acquisition by News Corp is completed.

  • Genentech Drug Toxicity Under FDA's Microscope Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 11:37 AM ET

    The benefits of Genentech's cancer drug Avastin in breast cancer should be weighed against some toxic side effects, including the potential for death, U.S. regulatory staffers said in documents released Monday.

  • Dell Picks WPP to Handle Ads and Marketing Sunday, 2 Dec 2007 | 5:55 PM ET

    U.S. computer manufacturer Dell said Sunday it will invest $4.5 billion in marketing over three years as part of an agreement to form a new agency with Britain's WPP that will handle all of the company's advertising and marketing.

  • The popular diabetes drug marketed as Avandia may increase bone thinning, a discovery that could help explain why diabetics can have an increased risk of fractures.

  • Conoco Submits Alaska Pipeline Proposal Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 8:26 AM ET

    ConocoPhillips Friday proposed to build a $30 billion natural gas pipeline from Alaska to the lower 48 U.S. states.

  • Qualcomm Wins a Round in Patent Battles with Nokia Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | 3:45 AM ET

    Qualcomm won a round in its patent battles with wireless phone maker Nokia Wednesday as a U.S. trade court tossed out a lawsuit asking for Qualcomm's chips to be barred from the United States.

  • BlackRock Launches More Funds to Buy Troubled Debt Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 10:28 AM ET

    Money manager BlackRock  is launching more distressed securities funds to take advantage of the current credit market troubles, chairman and chief executive Laurence Fink said.

  • Clear Channel TV Stations Deal in Jeopardy Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 9:43 AM ET

    Clear Channel Communications Inc said on Friday that Providence Equity Partners was considering withdrawing from a $1.2 billion deal to buy the radio operator's television assets.

  • El Paso Profits Up 16% on Higher Natural Gas Prices Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 7:48 AM ET

    Natural gas producer and pipeline company El Paso posted a 16 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Tuesday, boosted by higher natural gas output and prices.

  • Fidelity Investments Expected to Start Layoffs: WSJ Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 10:30 PM ET

    Mutual funds giant Fidelity Investments is expected to begin layoffs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing analysts and people close to the firm.

  • Sinopec's Quarter Profit Rises, Outlook Gloomy Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 10:07 PM ET

    Top Asian oil refiner Sinopec beat forecasts with a 5.5 percent rise in third-quarter earnings, even as high oil prices squeezed its refining business into the red again, but it may face a worsening fourth quarter.

  • Och-Ziff to Sell 9.9% Stake to Dubai Fund Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | 8:37 PM ET

    U.S. hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group said it is selling a 9.9% stake to a Dubai fund for up to $1.26 billion, marking another investment in the financial sector by wealthy Middle East state-owned funds.

  • Facebook Seeks $260 Million in Extra Funding: WSJ Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 7:09 PM ET

    Facebook, the social network Web site, is looking to hedge funds and private-equity investors to raise an additional $260 million in financing, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Thursday.

  • Bands Find Fame in Videogames Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 2:09 PM ET

    Singer-guitarist Walter de Castro couldn't believe his luck when he found out his band's song "The Core" would be featured on "FIFA 2008," the Electronic Arts popular soccer game.

  • US Airways Profit Rises on Higher Fares, Demand Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 10:34 AM ET

    US Airways Group on Thursday reported a third-quarter profit compared with a year-earlier loss, topping expectations on strong demand and higher fares.

  • Daimler Says BMW Engine Cooperation Possible Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 11:15 PM ET

    An engine cooperation pact between German carmakers BMW and Mercedes is likely but it will not be concluded this year, Daimler chief executive Dieter Zetsche said on Wednesday.

  • Chance to Recoup Stock Losses to Hinge on Earnings Sunday, 21 Oct 2007 | 11:28 AM ET

    U.S. stock investors looking to recoup from the worst week in almost three months will have to keep one eye out for signs of weakness in earnings due this week and the other on the threat surging oil prices.

  • Verizon Investors Demand 'Say-On-Pay' Policy Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 4:01 PM ET

    Institutional investors sent a letter to Verizon Communications, urging the phone company to give shareholders more say over the pay packages of executives.