Aug 29- Carlyle Group LP has agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other buyout firms not to outbid each other on some takeovers that occurred prior to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. Washington, D.C.- based Carlyle declined to comment.
Aug 7- Blackstone Group LP, KKR& Co LP and TPG Capital LP have agreed to settle a U.S. lawsuit accusing them of conspiring not to outbid each other and other buyout firms on takeovers of companies, a person familiar with the matter said.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
With Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 still missing, officials are casting a wide net as they search for the Boeing aircraft. The 227 passengers include employees from Freescale Semiconductor and IBM.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: