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  • Exelon buying Integrys' retail electricity arm

    Exelon buying Integrys' retail electricity arm
    Nearly 1 million Chicagoans bid adieu to Exelon’s Commonwealth Edison last year, hoping to get a better deal from a new power company. A deal announced Wednesday will send them back into Exelon’s arms. Exelon Corp. announced Wednesday it...
  • Carlyle's second-quarter earnings double

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP said on Wednesday its second-quarter earnings doubled from a year earlier as one of its European buyout funds started paying performance fees, highlighting the growth potential of its private equity business in...
  • The increasing irrelevance of corporate nationality [Commentary]

    The increasing irrelevance of corporate nationality [Commentary]
    "You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week. He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...
  • In China food testing, safety inspectors are often one step behind

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - When inspectors visited Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd earlier this summer, the production line at the plant now at the centre of an international food scandal appeared in good order, with fresh meat being handled by properly-...
  • States debate digital currency

    Now that consumers can use digital currencies like bitcoin to buy rugs from Overstock.com, pay for Peruvian pork sandwiches from a food truck in Washington, D.C., and even make donations to political action committees, states are beginning to explore...
  • Manatt, ICM, Originate launch O Labs, new investment arm for startups

    Manatt, ICM, Originate launch O Labs, new investment arm for startups
    A law firm, a marketing agency and a software development company have formed a joint venture based in Los Angeles to incubate startups building products and services in line with the needs of major businesses, including video game publishers and...
  • Japan flirts with recession after output, exports drop

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan could be flirting with recession after the weakest factory output since 2011, which, following a surprising fall in exports last week, could pressure the central bank to ease policy and complicate a decision on whether to raise...
  • Thomson Reuters reports better-than-expected profit

    (Reuters) - News and information company Thomson Reuters Corp on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on a 1 percent rise in revenue, boosted by growth in its Tax & Accounting and Legal divisions. The company also announced a plan...
  • Panasonic to invest $200-300 million in Tesla battery plant: source

    Panasonic to invest $200-300 million in Tesla battery plant: source
    (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp plans to initially invest about 20 billion to 30 billion yen ($200-300 million) in Tesla Motors Inc's planned lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The Japanese...
  • UPS cuts forecast, to spend more on holiday shipping

    (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc , the world's biggest courier company, slashed its earnings forecast for the year as it spends to boost capacity ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. UPS's shares fell as much as 3.7 percent, their biggest...
  • Pfizer leaves investors guessing on intentions for Astra

    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc , which in May abandoned its $118 billion bid to buy AstraZeneca Plc , on Tuesday left investors guessing whether it would renew its pursuit of its British rival, but said it was considering other deals. The largest U.S....