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Shares in Dutch feed company Nutreco surge
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Shares in Dutch animal and fish feed supplier Nutreco NV have surged after the company announced a management-backed 2.69 billion ($3.43 billion) takeover offer from privately-owned trading company SHV Holdings. Nutreco CEO Knut...
Oct 20, 2014 | 1:20 PM
Tim Cook is turning out to be the Steve Ballmer of Apple
Steve Ballmer and Tim Cook were both “business guys” who took over huge tech companies from brilliant founders who built unmatchable brands. And their approach to their businesses may have more similarities than many think.
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
What's next after wild week for stocks?
The stock market needs to see a therapist.
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
Ebola causing some people to change travel plans
The airline put the pilots and flight attendants on leave for 21 days, which health experts consider the outer limit of how long it would take someone exposed to Ebola to become sick. Tim Husted, a traveler-services executive for Carlson Wagonlit...
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
Here's what's been happening in markets this month
A widely watched measure of volatility in the U.S. stock market was near its lowest level of the year, and European markets were heading higher after a nasty downturn over the summer. The price of crude oil was declining, but nothing like the...
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
Do cases FBI cites support encryption worries?
FBI Director James Comey says encrypting data stored on smartphones and computers could hurt criminal investigations, and evidence reviewed by The Associated Press shows that the child abuse case in Los Angeles from summer 2011 is a powerful,...
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
Regulators close small Maryland bank
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Maryland, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 15 after 24 closures in all of 2013. The failure of NBRS Financial, the second Maryland bank to be shuttered this year, is expected to...
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
As debt mounts, Caesars in talks with lenders
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt and stave off what some see as near certain bankruptcy. In a filing to the Securities and...
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
Google's 3Q earnings fall as expenses climb 30 pct
Google's third-quarter earnings slipped as the Internet search leader hired nearly 3,000 more employees while pouring more money into its zest for innovation and quest for new markets.
Oct 20, 2014 | 11:20 AM
Facebook unfriends federal drug agency
Facebook's chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, said in a letter Friday to DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart that law enforcement agencies need to follow the same rules about being truthful on Facebook as civilian users. Sullivan's letter was in...
Oct 20, 2014 | 10:20 AM