The pension funded status of the nation’s largest corporate sponsors
reversed direction in 2014, dropping nine percentage points as falling
interest rates (which increased liabilities) and the impact of new
mortality tables partially offset strong returns on pension plan assets,
according to a new analysis by global professional services company
Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW).
The Towers Watson analysis examined pension plan data for the 411 Fortune
1000 companies that sponsor U.S. tax-qualified defined benefit pension
plans and have a December fiscal-year-end date.
Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE: DKL) ("Delek Logistics") today
announced new agreements for the Paline Pipeline and an increase in
lender commitments under a newly amended and restated revolving credit
As the 2015 International CES gets underway, DISH Network L.L.C., a
wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH),
unveiled a series of firsts, becoming the first pay-TV provider to
deliver a remote with touchpad and voice control, the first to launch a
4K Ultra HD set-top box, the first to offer streaming apps such as Vevo
and the first to deliver a whole-home music solution.
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - January 05, 2015) - Energous Corporation ("Energous" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp™, a disruptive wire-free charging technology for electronic devices that provides power at a distance with complete mobility under full software control, is hosting invite-only, wireless charging demonstrations during 2015 International CES.
By Reed Albergotti
Facebook Inc. said it had acquired a voice-recognition startup that claims to "turn speech into actionable data," a move that could give the social network more information for targeted advertisements.
By Jesse Newman and Bob Tita
Many U.S. farmers are expected to tighten their belts further in 2015 as they contend with another year of lower grain and soybean prices--economizing that could pinch the companies that sell them equipment and supplies.
Ford continues as America’s best-selling vehicle brand for the fifth
consecutive year and the F-Series remains the best-selling vehicle for
the 33 rd straight year and best-selling truck for the 38 th
year in row as 2014 U.S. sales results are tallied.
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch
Analysts upgrade Gap, Lululemon
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- 2015 may be looking brighter for fashion stocks from Gap Inc. to Lululemon Athletica Inc. after they lagged their peers toward the end of 2014.
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