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  • 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...
  • Tribune Publishing targets Aug. 4 for spinoff

    Tribune Publishing targets Aug. 4 for spinoff
    Tribune Publishing has set Aug. 4 as the target date for spinning off from Tribune Co., according to sources familiar with the situation. The spinoff date was included in a presentation for lenders conducted by Tribune Publishing June 17 in New York,...
  • Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel

    Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel
    Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week. Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
  • Navistar adopts tax asset protection plan

    Navistar adopts tax asset protection plan
    Lisle-based truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp said it adopted a tax asset protection plan to guard against any ownership changes that could hurt its ability to use net operating losses for tax relief. The tax plan is designed to...
  • Tribune, owner of Daily Press, targets Aug. 4 for spinoff of newspapers

    Tribune, owner of Daily Press, targets Aug. 4 for spinoff of newspapers
    Tribune Publishing has set Aug. 4 as the target date for spinning off from Tribune Co., according to sources familiar with the situation. Tribune Publishing will own the Daily Press. The spinoff date was included in a presentation for lenders...
  • 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...
  • Stock prices rise modestly despite bad economic news

    The stock market is taking Wednesday's disappointing economic news in stride. Share prices are up modestly despite a report showing that the U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.9% in the first quarter. That was its worst showing for gross...
  • Accenture revenue beats as consulting drives growth

    Accenture revenue beats as consulting drives growth
    Accenture Plc, a consulting and outsourcing company, reported a better-than-expected 7.5 percent rise in quarterly net revenue, led by a rebound in demand for its consulting services. Consulting revenue rose 5.7 percent in the third quarter compared with...
  • Shares of camera maker GoPro surge in IPO

    GoPro Inc. is going big in its first day of trading on the stock market. Shares of the maker of hot-selling cameras and camcorders surged more than 30% in the San Mateo company's initial public offering. As of 9:30 a.m. PDT, GoPro was up $7.44, or 31%...
  • 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...