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  • Investing: The urge to merge is back in a big way

    Every week, it seems, brings news of a corporate coupling (or at least an invitation). Buyouts are brisk in industries ranging from technology to health care, from finance to consumer goods. Halfway through 2014, U.S. companies had announced more than 9,...
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio. Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital,  has been tapped as the company's finance...
  • Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move

    Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move
    Dollar General Corp. launched a bidding war for Family Dollar Stores on Monday, offering $8.9 billion for the chain and besting rival Dollar Tree's bid last month. Three weeks after Dollar Tree offered $74.50 a share, or about $8.5 billion for Family...
  • DreamWorks Animation Taps Fazal Merchant as CFO

    DreamWorks Animation has tapped Fazal Merchant as its new chief financial officer. He will replace current CFO Lew Coleman, who has taken on the role of vice chairman and has been tasked with helping the company grow its brand globally. Merchant...
  • U.K. Pay TV Operator BSkyB to Improve Diversity on Both Sides of the Camera

    LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB has made a pledge to fill at least 20% of the leading roles in its new, non-returning entertainment shows with black, Asian and minority ethnic folk. The undertaking is one of the goals the company revealed Monday...
  • L.A. commercial property landlord Evoq is sold for $357.4 million

    Los Angeles commercial property landlord Evoq Properties Inc. has agreed to be sold for $357.4 million to a group of investors led by Atlas Capital Group of New York. Evoq owns several downtown Los Angeles properties including vacant land ripe for...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • Disney stock tops $90 a share, a new high

    Walt Disney Co. stock is trading at all-time highs. Shares of the Burbank entertainment giant closed Tuesday up 12 cents to $90.09 a share. It was the first time in more than 15 years that the stock ended a trading day above $90 a share. Back in the...
  • Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal

    Class-action suit filed over Batavia energy deal
    A class-action suit filed in Kane County Tuesday alleges misinformation was provided about a downstate coal plant that ultimately has cost Batavia consumers higher electric rates. Nine Batavia residents and business owners listed as plaintiffs in the...
  • Target cuts profit forecast but better recent sales seen; stock rises

    Target cuts profit forecast but better recent sales seen; stock rises
    Target Corp. reduced its annual profit outlook Wednesday while reporting second-quarter earnings that plunged from a year earlier. The earnings report showed the Minneapolis, Minn.-based company is still struggling to recover from a massive data breach...
  • California may waive environmental rules for Tesla battery factory

    The state would exempt Tesla Motors Inc. from some of its toughest environmental regulations as part of an incentive package being discussed with the automaker to build a massive battery factory in California, a key state senator said. “It would...