BOSTON, Dec 20- Top executives and directors at some major U.S. companies may have less sway over votes on chief executive officer compensation and other shareholder matters if a campaign by a number of investor activists succeeds.
The relatively sharp jump in interest rates since the beginning of May has taken a toll on the stock market, and analysts see more pain ahead.
Hackers on Tuesday launched cyberattacks that affected websites in a planned campaign called "Operation USA."
Comcast reported earnings that topped Wall Street analysts' estimates by a penny a share on Wednesday, driven by gains in its cable and theme park businesses.
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That's classified! Not anymore. US agencies like the FBI will begin sharing some classified information with companies to help prevent hack attacks.
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*Moody's says that centurylink's ratings unaffected by cancelled notes.
Oct 2- The wild rally in the investment-grade corporate bond market hit its first stumbling block this week, as investors rejected a deal from CenturyLink despite the prospect of generous yields.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Inspired by travel sites like Expedia, start-up Wiresurfer.com is promising to condense three days work into fifteen minutes for small companies shopping for telecommunications services.
*Says decided not to proceed with its previously-announced senior notes. *Qwest is hereby terminating its previously-announced cash tender offer for. its outstanding 7.125% notes due 2018.
DENVER-- CenturyLink Inc. workers in 13 western states have voted to authorize a strike if union leaders can't reach a new contract with the communications company. The union and Monroe, La.- based CenturyLink are trying to reach a new contract for 13,000 employees, who formerly worked for Qwest Communications, before the current contract expires Saturday night.
Oct 1- Fitch Ratings has assigned a' BBB-' rating to CenturyLink, Inc.' s proposed offering of 10- and 30- year senior unsecured notes. Fitch currently rates CenturyLink's Issuer Default Rating' BBB-'.
Oct 1- Standard& Poor's Ratings Services said today that it assigned its' BB' issue-level rating and' 4' recovery rating to Monroe, La.- based incumbent telephone company CenturyLink Inc.' s.
**CERADYNE INC, $34.92, up 42.9 pct** 3 M, $93.51, up 1.17 pct. 3 M said it will acquire the ceramic component maker for about $847 million. The offer of $35 per share represents a premium of about 43 percent to Ceradyne's Friday closing.