Merck Loses $56M in Third Quarter but Raises Forecast

Lower sales for multiple medicines and a whopping charge for a big cancer drug collaboration drove Merck & Co. to a third-quarter loss of...

Cineworld Agrees to Buy Regal Entertainment in $3.6 Billion Theater Deal

The U.K.’s Cineworld Group Plc agreed to buy U.S. theater operator Regal Entertainment Group for about $3.6 billion to expand into the biggest movie...

Unions See Growth Potential in California Marijuana Workers

Unions have caught a whiff of a rare opportunity to organize a whole new set of workers as recreational marijuana becomes legal in California. The...

Nestle Sells U.S. Confectionery Business to Ferrero on Path to Healthier Products

Swiss food group Nestle has agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery business to Italy's Ferrero for $2.8 billion, it said Tuesday, marking CEO Mark...

End of an Era: Blockbuster Video Closes One of Its Last Remaining Locations in...

Time has run out for one of the last remaining Blockbuster Video stores in the country. Kevin Daymude, general manager of the Blockbuster in North...
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Apple Surprises With Sale of 52 Million iPhones in First 3 Months of 2018,...

Apple Inc on Tuesday reported resilient iPhone sales in the face of waning global demand and promised $100 billion in additional stock buybacks, reassuring...

Stocks Are Mixed as Energy Companies Rise; Tech Slips

U.S. stocks are mixed Thursday as gains for energy companies are mostly canceled out by losses for technology stocks. The price of crude oil...

NBCUniversal Executive, Jeff Shell, Denied Entry Into Russia, Detained and Locked in Room for...

An executive with NBCUniversal said he had been denied entry into Russia and detained for several hours on Wednesday, raising the prospect that a...

LISTEN: Establish An Action Environment, Part 1 (Get Things Done! #52 with Daniel Whyte...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/establish-an-action-environment-part-1-get-things-done-52 Ecclesiastes 9:10 says: "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor...

Lego Sales Falling for First Time in 13 Years

For Lego, it's time to break down the blocks and start again. After building up sales aggressively since a near bankruptcy in 2004 through new...

Bankrupt German Airline Air Berlin to End Flights This Month

Bankrupt German airline Air Berlin says it’s preparing to end flights at the end of October. The dpa news agency reported Monday that in a...

US Factory Orders Rose 1.4 Percent in September

Orders to U.S. factories rose 1.4 percent in September, the strongest gain in four months. A key category that tracks business investment plans jumped...

Former Volkswagen Manager Oliver Schmidt Gets 7 Years in Diesel Emissions Cheating Scandal

A federal court judge in Detroit sentenced a former Volkswagen manager Wednesday to seven years in prison and ordered him to pay $400,000 in the...

Technology Companies Lead US Stocks Toward More Records

Technology companies are once again leading U.S. stocks higher Wednesday as indexes remain at all-time highs. Chipmakers and well-known companies like Oracle are leading...

Los Angeles Times Sold to Local Billionaire for $500 Million

A biotech billionaire struck a $500 million deal Wednesday to buy the Los Angeles Times, ending the paper’s quarrelsome relationship with its Chicago-based corporate...
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President Trump ‘Obsessed’ With Going After Amazon, Ignores Facebook Scandal

Capitol Hill wants Facebook’s blood, but President Trump isn’t interested. Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon, according to five...

Apple May Become the First Trillion-Dollar Company in the World

Apple is on track to become the first trillion dollar company in the world, with a $920 billion market cap and a cash pile...

Staples to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion

Staples Inc (SPLS.O), the No. 1 U.S. office supplier, agreed to buy nearest rival Office Depot Inc (ODP.O) in a $6.3 billion cash-and-stock deal...

GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney Under Fire for Seemingly Asking Employees Who Support Donald Trump...

GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney has gotten a lot of flack since he sent out an anti-Trump email to employees Wednesday. That’s because his email, which...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick To Take Leave of Absence From Troubled Company

Uber Technologies' embattled Chief Executive Travis Kalanick told employees in an email Tuesday that he will take time away from the company he helped...