By Dan Molinski
Weatherford International, one of the biggest oil-field service companies in the world, will lay off 5,000 employees during the first quarter as it tries to cope with a sharp downturn in energy prices.
Small business owners report they are the most optimistic in seven
years, according to the latest Wells
Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index , with stronger revenues, improved
cash flow and increased hiring contributing to the improvement.
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WAIR), a leading provider of
comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace
industry, today announced results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter
ended December 31, 2014.
The Board of Directors of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL), the parent
company of Washington Gas Light Company (Washington Gas), on February 3,
2015, voted to increase the quarterly dividend on its common stock to
$0.4625 per share from $0.4400 per share.
By David Weidner, MarketWatch
The anti-vaccine movement now has more ammunition at its disposal
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Pfizer Inc.'s announced deal to buy injectable-drug and infusion maker Hospira Inc. for $16 billion is certain to draw investors into the vaccination debate.
Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:
WPZ) and Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: CMLP) today announced
the commissioning of the Bucking Horse gas processing facility located
in Converse County, Wyoming, adding 120 million cubic feet per day
(“MMcf/d”) of processing capacity in the Powder River Basin (“PRB”)
Niobrara Shale play.
(Adds detail, consensus forecast.)
By Ian Walker
LONDON--Wincanton PLC (WIN.LN) said Thursday margins have remained under pressure in the Pullman fleet services business in the second half of the year, but overall the group continues to trade in line with expectations.
By Laura Bonadies, Manuela Mesco and Ana Garcia
Italy's telecom player Wind has entered exclusive talks with Abertis, of Spain, to sell 6,000 of its towers, a person familiar with the talks said on Thursday.
Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company
dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, today
reported fourth quarter 2014 net income of $96 million, or $0.52 per
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