| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It's one thing to criticize Mitt Romney for being a businessman with the wrong values. It's quite another to accuse him and his former company, Bain Capital, of doing bad things. If what Bain Capital did under Mr. Romney was bad for America, the burden...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from the board of directors and all other positions at the company.
Yang's resignation, which is effective Tuesday, also applies to his board positions at Yahoo Japan and the Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, of which...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Despite continuing challenges to Constellation Energy Group's plans to sell itself to Exelon Corp., analysts say the $7.9 billion deal is likely to overcome major regulatory obstacles, including those in Maryland, where critics are seeking concessions...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:14 AM
Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. shareholders will have their say on the companies' proposed merger at separate meetings on Nov. 17, according to regulatory documents filed Wednesday.
Along with state and federal regulatory approval, investors...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:13 AM
TOKYO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Japan's Olympus came under more pressure to disclose details of payments made in a series of acquisitions as its shares plunged for a third straight day following the unexpected dismissal of its chief executive last week....
| Nov 27, 2011
On Nov. 8, a two-page letter appeared on Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy court docket, wedged between the usual stream of motions and lawyer fee applications.
It was written to the judge by an angry and bewildered Colorado investor named Mark Lies, who had...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:01 PM
John Rowe made no secret of the fact that he badly wanted a signature merger to top off his career as the chief executive of Exelon Corp. How badly can be seen in the settlement he just agreed to in Exelon's bid to purchase Baltimore's Constellation...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
We’re back. Hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and is getting ready for another one at week’s end.
While I was taking a few days off, the Associated Press released its final payrolls for each Major League Baseball team’s 40-man roster....
| May 16, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Legg Mason's stock rose nearly 7.5 percent Wednesday on news that the company will pay off $1.25 billion in senior notes held by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. to reduce its outstanding debt.
Its shares gained $1.67 to close at $24.05...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego-based biotech firm Gen-Probe announced Monday it has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout by Hologic Inc., a Bedford, Mass., maker of medical devices.
Gen-Probe, with 1,400 employees, produces molecular diagnostic products,...
| Mar 12, 2008
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the target of an unsolicited $2-billion buyout offer, on Tuesday posted higher losses for its first quarter, but raised its full-year financial outlook because of strong demand for its upcoming "Grand Theft Auto IV"...