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Zuckerberg defends Facebook's approach to free speech, draws line on China
10/17 - WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.
Pub operator Greene King gets regulatory nod for merger with Ka-Shing's firm
10/17 - (Reuters) - Greene King Plc said on Thursday the European Commission has given the go-ahead for CK Asset, a Hong Kong-listed company founded by the territory's richest man Li Ka-Shing, to acquire the British pubs operator.
1Q Sales Growth Was 'Moderate'
10/17 - By Cristina Roca Pernod Ricard SA (RI.FR) said Thursday that sales grew organically by 1.3% during the first quarter of fiscal 2020. The maker of Beefeater gin and
Mexican billionaire Slim vows to invest in Mexico, touting economic prospects
10/16 - MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Wednesday that he expects to invest up to $5 billion in Mexican infrastructure during the current administration as he delivered a full-throated endorsement of the economy despite investor jitters.
Bank of America puts investments over cost cuts as 'operating leverage' fades
10/16 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the first time in nearly five years, Bank of America Corp did not rely on cost cuts to amplify profits – the latest sign of big U.S. banks prioritizing investments in their businesses over short-term gains.
Top Company News of the Day
10/15 - United Raises Outlook on Robust Demand United Airlines profit outstripped expectations as the company raised its earnings estimates for the year amid a surge in bookings.
Buffett's Berkshire seeks Fed leeway to boost BofA bet - Fed
10/15 - (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc is seeking permission from the Federal Reserve to boost its stake in Bank of America Corp above the 10% level, according to an application document provided by the Fed on Tuesday.
Top Company News of the Day
10/15 - United Raises Outlook on Robust Bookings United Airlines profit outstripped expectations as the company raised its earnings estimates for the year amid a surge in bookings.
Canada's CPPIB to join KKR in building Axel Springer stake
10/15 - (Reuters) - Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) said on Tuesday it will invest at least 500 million euros ($551.95 million) in a KKR & Co Inc-owned holding firm conducting a public tender offer for the shares of German publisher Axel Springer.
Ardian readies sale of French chemicals maker DRT - sources
10/15 - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Buyout group Ardian is preparing to sell French maker of chemicals used in food ingredients, fragrances and adhesives Les Derives Resiniques et Terpeniques (DRT) as it seeks to benefit from strong performance of the sector, sources said.
Boeing Turns to a Crisis Pro to Lead Board -- WSJ
10/15 - David Calhoun brings experience to manage company's response to 737 MAX turmoil By Andrew Tangel, Alison Sider and Miriam Gottfried Boeing Co.'s boardroom shakeup put
Hershey Names President, CEO Michele Buck to Added Chairman Post
10/14 - By Colin Kellaher Hershey Co. (HSY) Monday said it named President and Chief Executive Michele Buck to the additional position of chairman. The Hershey, Pa.,
Renault Ousts Bolloré As Chief Executive -- WSJ
10/12 - By Nick Kostov and Stacy Meichtry PARIS -- Renault SA fired Chief Executive Thierry Bolloré as the French car maker seeks to turn the page on Carlos Ghosn's decades of leadership an
Boeing Picks New Chairman -- WSJ
10/12 - CEO Dennis Muilenburg relinquishes dual role By Andrew Tangel Boeing Co.'s board stripped Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg of his dual role as chairman on Friday in
Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen sold to new owner
10/11 - SEATTLE (Reuters) - Stratolaunch Systems Corp, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, said on Friday it was continuing operations after transitioning ownership, but did not name the new owner.
Finance minister
10/11 - PARIS (Reuters) - French government wants the Renault-Nissan alliance to enter a new phase and supports Renault's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.
The Lesson I Learned from Steve Jobs
10/11 - By Marc Benioff I first met Steve Jobs in 1984 when Apple Inc. hired me as a summer intern. The fact that I'd landed this gig in the first place was something of a fluk
Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police, Cook defends move
10/10 - SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to target officers, after a Chinese state newspaper sharply criticized the U.S. tech giant for allowing the software.
Apple CEO Cook defends removal of police-tracking app used in Hong Kong
10/10 - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook on Thursday defended the iPhone maker's decision to remove from its app store a police-tracking app used by protesters in Hong Kong, according to a copy of a letter to employees seen by Reuters and confirmed by Apple.