Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever reported a 5.5 percent fall in first half revenue but delivered a rise in profits.
A former Jefferies Group managing director convicted of defrauding investors was sentenced to two years in prison.
EMC is saying that it is "open to dialogue" with activist investor Elliot Management. Re/Code reports.
The IMF said it expects the U.S. economy to grow even more slowly this year than it predicted a month ago due to weakness in the first quarter.
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