WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, Aug 28- The chairman of China's Tsinghua Unigroup travelled to the United States this week to meet with board members of Micron Technology and try to revive a politically fraught takeover bid of the U.S. chipmaker, people familiar with the matter said. Senator Charles Schumer of New York called on the inter-agency Committee on Foreign...» Read More
China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. He delighted an audience of students in Beijing recently by chatting in Mandarin.
Lloyds will next week announce plans to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Sales of Biogen Idec's new multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera fell short of Wall Street estimates for the first time. Its shares fell nearly 3 percent.
Broadcom on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $98 million.
Dow Chemical said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins.
Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter in talks on Tuesday.
Lockheed Martin on Tuesday reported net income of $888 million in its third quarter.
The Travelers Cos. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $919 million.
United Technologies posted a rise in quarterly profit, helped by a tax settlement and earnings increases across its aerospace and commercial building segments.
The European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds on the secondary market, deciding as soon as December.
British online fashion retailer ASOS posted a 14 percent fall in annual profit after the strength of sterling hit sales growth.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals said it may raise its bid for Allergan after posting a better-than-expected quarterly profit.
Gannett on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $118.5 million.
Halliburton reported a better-than-expected profit, helped by buoyant shale drilling activity in North America.
Hasbro reported a 43 percent jump in quarterly profit, helped by higher demand for its Transformers, Marvel and Stars Wars action figures.
Germany and France are secretly discussing a deal to let European officials approve Paris's draft 2015 budget, a report said on Sunday.
Russell Investments and the Fort Lauderdale Police & Fire Retirement System dropped PIMCO as their bond portfolios manager following the exit of Bill Gross.
Goldman Sachs is in discussions to acquire IndexIQ, an exchange-traded fund provider, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
Baker Hughes reported third-quarter earnings of $375 million, shy of analysts' estimates.
Mattel reported a 21.5 percent drop in profit as demand for its billion-dollar brands, Barbie and Fisher-Price, slipped further.