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Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3 M Co and medical equipment makers CareFusion Corp and C.R. Bard Inc are among the companies exploring a potential deal for ConvaTec, the people said. CareFusion, with a market capitalization of $9 billion, and C.R. Bard, with $11.2 billion, would both be able to achieve an inversion if they use their own stock to pay for ConvaTec.
Aug 13- When Amazon.com Inc was developing its most advanced tablet to date, it asked a little-known company to solve a tricky problem with the screen: how to produce rich colors without draining battery life.
July 25- U.S. companies are reporting sluggish financial results in Latin America, showing the risks they face in relying on Brazil and other emerging markets in the region for growth. Several companies reported tepid performance in Brazil, the biggest economy in Latin America, where some economists fear the country is on the verge of a recession.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
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Asian equities ended mostly lower on Thursday as profit-taking offset a record close on Wall Street overnight.
NEW YORK, July 11- General Electric Co's second-quarter earnings report next Friday comes soon after it prevailed in a two-month fight to acquire the power assets of France's Alstom.
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Actively managed large-cap mutual funds continue to come up short in their long-running battle against the S&P 500 index.
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WASHINGTON, May 28- A U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants is likely to come under attack this summer by industry opponents in a bid to stir voter anger ahead of elections in November, when voters in states such as Kentucky and West Virginia could decide whether Democrats keep control of the Senate.
WASHINGTON, May 28- This summer is likely to see a series of attacks by industry opponents of a U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants in a bid to stir voter anger ahead of elections in November, when voters in states such as Kentucky and West Virginia may determine whether Democrats keep control of the Senate.
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Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.
*Apple rallies a day after announcing 7- for-1 stock split. *Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3 M fall. NEW YORK, April 24- The Nasdaq rose modestly in a choppy session on Thursday, lifted by a rally in Apple shares a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine held the broader market in check.
U.S. stocks climbed Thursday as earnings from Apple and a better-than-expected durable goods number.
*Apple rallies a day after announcing 7- for-1 stock split. *Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3 M fall. NEW YORK, April 24- The Nasdaq rose modestly in choppy trade on Thursday as Apple's shares rallied a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine held back the broader market.
*Apple rallies, announces 7- for-1 stock split. *Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3 M fall. NEW YORK, April 24- U.S. stocks rose in a volatile session on Thursday as Apple and Caterpillar were the latest high-profile names to post bullish results, though gains were limited by a resurgence of concerns related to Ukraine.
*Apple rallies, announces 7- for-1 stock split. *Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3 M fall. NEW YORK, April 24- U.S. stocks were flat in volatile trading on Thursday, with indexes cutting early gains on a resurgence of concerns related to Ukraine, though Apple jumped following its results.
Investors liked what they saw in Facebook and Apple, but Wall Street fell after a slew of earnings and data couldn't sustain the bounce.