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News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

10/06/2017

 Honeywell Pursues Acquisition of Evoqua Water Technologies 

Honeywell International Inc. is pursuing an acquisition of water-filtration company Evoqua Water Technologies, which is laying the groundwork for an initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter.

 Penn National, Pinnacle Entertainment Consider Merger 

Penn National Gaming has been in merger discussions with rival casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment, according to people familiar with the matter.

 Corona is the New King of Beers 

Constellation Brands, the U.S. distributor of Corona and Modelo, reported a 13% jump in beer sales in the summer months

 Whirlpool Wins Backing for Import Protection From Key U.S. Panel 

Whirlpool won crucial backing from a government panel in its bid to limit competition from foreign washing machine makers, giving the Trump administration another opportunity to invoke little-used powers to ramp up trade enforcement.

 YouTube Tweaks Search Results After False Claims Rise to Top 

YouTube retooled its search function after top results surfaced videos peddling misinformation, hate and conspiracy on the Las Vegas shooting and NFL anthem protests.

 Lawmakers Grill Former Equifax CEO Over Timing of Hack Disclosure 

Lawmakers pressed Equifax's former chief executive over the length of time it took the credit-reporting company to inform regulators, shareholders and the general public about its massive breach.

 Netflix Raises U.S. Prices in Bid to Fund Big Bet on Content 

Netflix is raising prices for its streaming-video services in the U.S., betting that subscribers will tolerate higher monthly fees and help fuel the company's big investments in TV and movie programming.

 Earthquake-Related Purchases Lift Wal-Mart de Mexico Sales 

exico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB, reported double-digit sales growth in September as emergency purchases following a major earthquake offset the impact of temporary store closures.

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