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  • After American Apparel board ousts Dov Charney, workers left in dark

    After American Apparel board ousts Dov Charney, workers left in dark
    The lights were on at the American Apparel factory complex in downtown Los Angeles late Wednesday. Several workers milled around the parking lot chatting and eating snacks. Few, if any, had heard that their boss, Chief Executive Dov Charney, had been...
  • AbbVie earnings get boost for strong Humira sales

    AbbVie Inc. said second-quarter earnings rose 2.8 percent, driven by double-digit sales growth of its arthritis drug Humira. Earlier this month, the North Chicago-based company announced plans to acquire Irish drugmaker Shire PLC in a $54 billion dollar...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • PPL spinoff on schedule

    PPL's spinoff of its supply segment is moving forward as planned, according to company officials. The Allentown company completed several regulatory filings this month, including an application to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission this week,...
  • Supreme Court trims, rather than gutting, investor class actions

    Ruling on Halliburton Co.'s appeal in a securities law case, the Supreme Court on Monday made it a bit harder for investors — including just about every American with a 401(k) — to recover the share value they lost when a public company's...
  • Barnes & Noble to spin off Nook tablets

    Barnes & Noble to spin off Nook tablets
    Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, sending its shares up about 8 percent in early trading. The Nook business has cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars as it tried to keep pace...
  • Broadcaster stocks surge on Aereo Supreme Court loss

    Broadcaster stocks surge on Aereo Supreme Court loss
    Shares of broadcasting companies jumped Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Aereo, a company that streams over-the-air TV signals to its users via the Internet. Broadcasters have long said Aereo violates copyright law and...
  • GoPro's hot IPO is latest boon for Wall St. firms

    Shares of action camcorder maker GoPro Inc. surged in their initial public offering Thursday, and no one was happier than the private equity firms that got to cash in on the deal. This year's IPO boom has helped to propel the stock market, boost...
  • Merger launches new chapter for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

    Fiat shareholders approved a merger today that will lead to the creation of a new company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at a meeting in Turin, Italy. The decision marks the end of an era in Italy as Fiat founded 115 years ago by Giovanni Agnelli exits the...
  • Harvard hires former hedge fund manager to head public equity

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University has hired a former hedge fund manager as head of public equity to help oversee how its $32 billion endowment invests in stock markets around the world, the Ivy League school said on Friday. Michael Ryan, a Yale...
  • GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July

    GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan see auto sales zoom in July
    Automakers posted one of the best months in years for auto sales in July, with General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Nissan all reporting big gains. By the time all the numbers are tallied Friday, automakers are expected to have sold around 1.5...