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  • When companies flee U.S. tax system, investors often don't reap big returns

    WASHINGTON August 18 (Reuters) - Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid U.S. taxes is a hot strategy in corporate America, but many companies that have done such "inversion" deals have failed to produce above-average returns for investors, a...
  • Brazilian magnates luring Chiquita shareholders with hard cash

    Chiquita Brands International's shareholders and board of directors are likely to find two Brazilian firms' offer of $610 million cash hard to turn down, some analysts said Tuesday, as the companies try to break up Chiquita's planned merger with Irish...
  • Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions

    Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions
    Tribune Media saw its earnings grow 25 percent in the second quarter, according to financial statements released Tuesday morning. The Chicago-based media company reported a net income of $82.9 million, up from $66.3 million in the same quarter a year...
  • Janus' Kozlowski seeks stocks immune to market malaise

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Concerned that trends in the economy may not help stock prices much, Janus Capital Group's Dan Kozlowski is looking for companies that can help themselves. As manager of the $4.2 billion Janus Contrarian Fund, Kozlowski has posted...
  • AMC Networks' Revenue Rises on Ad Sales, Acquisition

    AMC Networks said that its revenues rose 37.6% in the second quarter, boosted by a recent acquisition and advertising sales from shows like "Mad Men." The company's operating income fell 47.6% to $118 million, which AMC said was due to the impact of...
  • Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd

    Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd
    A seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks. Despite a growing drumbeat of criticism from activists and politicians, threats from U.S....
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried to...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no

    Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no
    My local drug dealer has decided not to flee the country but is scrambling to deliver what backers were promised. It just goes to show that the merging global pharmacy giant set to be known as Walgreens Boots Alliance doesn't have to be based in Bern to...
  • Patterson Resigns As CEO Of Bankwell Financial Group

    Peyton R. Patterson, who gained statewide prominence a decade ago leading the conversion of New Haven Savings Bank into a publicly-traded company, has resigned from her current post as chief executive of a New Canaan-based lender, citing personal reasons....
  • UIL Holdings' Offer For Philadelphia Gas Works Has Already Cost $20M

    The parent of two of Connecticut's gas companies has run up a $20 million tab since March to tie up a deal to buy Philadelphia Gas Works, the nation's largest municipally owned gas utility. UIL Holdings Corp said Wednesday in regulatory filings that...
  • Cars.com sale shows success, struggle for news companies

    WASHINGTON The Gannett Co.'s announcement Tuesday that it was buying out its four media partners in Cars.com to the tune of $1.8 billion is both a success story for the struggling newspaper sector and a sign of the challenges ahead. The largest U.S....