Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc reported a quarterly profit that topped analysts' estimates on Wednesday as the world's second-biggest convenience store operator benefited from higher fuel sales.
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Eleven people aboard an Emirates airline flight from Dubai were taken to New York hospitals with a mystery ailment on Wednesday after scores of passengers and crew complained of feeling sick during the 14-hour overnight trip from the Middle East.
Pricing practices within American Express Co's foreign-exchange unit is being probed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc quarterly profit rose nearly 25 percent on Wednesday as the world's second-biggest convenience store operator benefited from higher fuel sales.
Enterprise Services LLC, a unit of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co, has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a maximum potential value of $787 million for the existing Next Generation Enterprise Network, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Eric Beech)
Brazil's front-running far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro rallied his supporters on Wednesday with a message of a clean break from the past, hopeful that charges filed against two of his rivals in recent days will consolidate his support among voters fed up with rampant graft.
The board of U.S. hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties on Wednesday sided with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust's takeover proposal, ditching a $4.8 billion all-cash offer from private equity firm Blackstone Group LP .
CBS Corp is in settlement talks with Shari Redstone and her family's holding company National Amusements Inc over a litigation for the control of the broadcaster, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The U.S. Department of Justice and state attorneys general will meet this month to discuss concerns that social media platforms are "intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas," the department said on Wednesday.
Tropical Storm Gordon weakened into a depression on Wednesday after making landfall on Tuesday night near the Alabama-Mississippi border and killing a child when a tree fell on a mobile home in Florida, the National Hurricane Center said.
Roy Moore, the former U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama, on Wednesday filed a $95 million defamation lawsuit against Sacha Baron Cohen, claiming he was duped into appearing on the British comedian's Showtime series "Who Is America?" and falsely portrayed as a sex offender.
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The board of LaSalle Hotel Properties said on Wednesday the unsolicited offer from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust constituted a "superior proposal" to that from Blackstone Group LP.
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A consortium that includes Italian builder Salini Impregilo SpA, Spain's FCC Construccion and AECOM won a contract for expanding the airport in Lima, Peru, the airport's operator, Lima Airport Partners (LAP), said on Wednesday.
The Nasdaq fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday, dented by technology stocks after Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc executives defended their companies before skeptical U.S. lawmakers.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:
A Brazilian unit of AES Corp is considering a bid for a wind farm owned by Renova Energia SA, the chief executive officer for AES Tietê Energia SA said on Wednesday.
Uber Technologies Inc is on track to go public next year and has no plans to sell its self-driving car research arm, Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Wednesday.
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Investors spooked by trade-war fears took a cautious stance, pulling cash from U.S.-based stock funds for the first time in three weeks, the Investment Company Institute (ICI) said on Wednesday.
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A private equity fund run by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has bought a minority stake in multi-strategy hedge fund firm LMR Partners, one source familiar with the matter said on Monday.
The world's 300 largest pension funds grew assets under management by 15.1 percent in 2017 to reach a combined value of $18.1 trillion, a study on Monday showed.
Billionaire investor David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital hedge fund, whose bets on car companies General Motors and Tesla both moved against him in August, lost 7.6 percent this month, leaving the...
Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose hedge fund is posting double-digit returns largely thanks to gains in Chipotle Mexican Grill shares, said on Friday he expects to stay a long-term investor...
Activist investor Daniel Loeb's hedge fund Third Point LLC is speaking to consumer industry executives as it seeks to fill a slate of nominees to challenge Campbell Soup Co's board of directors,...
Funds run by BlackRock Inc and Vanguard Group backed all directors at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co Inc despite the company's rare rejection of talks with the world's top asset managers, disclosures...
Funds run by BlackRock Inc voted in favor of a recent shareholder proposal that would have required Tesla Inc to replace Elon Musk with an independent chairman.
Investors overcame fears over a potential trade war and added money to domestic stocks and emerging markets in the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday.
Bank of America Corp's wealth management arm Merrill Lynch said on Thursday it is reintroducing commissions for its retirement accounts, reversing a policy put in place to comply with Obama-era...
JPMorgan Chase & Co's asset management arm is liquidating a $1 billion credit hedge fund led by Fahad Roumani after abandoning a plan to spin it off, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing a letter...
Parents may think they can stop paying attention to financial aid after their child has decided on a college, but those offers generally apply to only the first year.
The family that controls Campbell Soup Co looks to be on a collision course this week with new hedge fund investors pushing for the company to sell itself, heralding a potential proxy fight industry...
Advisory firm CamberView Partners agreed to sell itself to boutique investment bank PJT Partners Inc on Tuesday in a deal that comes as public companies seek help defending against activist...
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GAM Holding will next month start liquidating funds whose trading it halted in July after suspending the investment director who ran them, the Swiss group said on Tuesday.