By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A contentious five-month buyout battle for Family Dollar Stores Inc. may be finally nearing an end, as the discount retailer's shareholders are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the previously-announced merger agreement with smaller rival Dollar Tree Inc.
On Monday, a Delaware court denied a motion by some Family Dollar (FDO) shareholders to block Tuesday's vote.
By Robert Schroeder, MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- North Korea should pay Sony Pictures for damages caused by the recent cyberattack on the company, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) has sold Metro International, its metals storage business, to Reuben Brothers, a Swiss investment firm, CNBC's Kate Kelly reported Monday, citing a person familiar with the situation.
By Brent Kendall and Joel Schectman
WASHINGTON--French engineering giant Alstom SA pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $772 million to resolve criminal charges it paid tens of millions of dollars in a "widespread" bribery scheme to win energy contracts around the globe, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday.
Residential Home Health, a Troy, MI-based provider of in-home skilled
healthcare services and a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, is
pleased to announce that its Illinois agency has been designated as a
HomeCare Elite Top Agency for the second year in a row.
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
AbbVie jumps on FDA's hepatitis C drug approval
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After a robust snap-back rally last week, U.S. stocks struggled to keep momentum on Monday in a holiday-shortened week.
As part of the company’s continued efforts to evolve the guest
experience by listening and responding to guest needs, Hyatt Hotels
Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced plans to offer free Wi-Fi at all
Hyatt hotels worldwide, providing connectivity and convenience
regardless of booking method or loyalty program participation.
By Chelsey Dulaney
Offer would represent up to 31% premium to stock's closing price on Friday
American Apparel Inc. said Monday that it is considering an offer to sell itself at a premium of 31% to Friday's close, while also announcing the appointment of its first female board chairwoman.
Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) and Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V.
(“Playa”), a leading owner, operator and developer of all inclusive
resorts in prime beachfront locations, announced the opening of Hyatt
Zilara Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to
institutions as well as individual investors, today announced that the
restructuring of its family of covered call closed-end funds was
completed prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on
December 22, 2014.
Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) (the “Company”) announced today that
the Board of Trustees declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.26
per common share for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 to shareholders
of record as of January 6, 2015.
EnPro Industries Inc. (NYSE: NPO), a leading manufacturer of engineered
industrial products, today announced it has acquired Fabrico, Inc., a
privately-held company offering highly engineered products and solutions
to the land-based turbine (“LBT”) industry.
Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable,
sustainable and efficient environments, will release its 2014
fourth-quarter financial results on Friday, January 30, 2015, at 7 a.m.
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