Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones strengthened his company Comstock Resources Inc's grip on one of the largest natural gas basins in the United States with a $1.1 billion deal to buy privately held Covey Park.
May 2 Canada's Bombardier Inc will
face pressure from skeptical investors at an annual meeting on
Thursday about whether the plane-and-train-maker's turnaround
plan is still on track as its transportation division grapples
with delayed rail contracts.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp's $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday it would negotiate with Occidental Petroleum Corp over its $38 billion cash-and-stock bid, after determining it could get a better deal than its agreed $33 billion sale to Chevron Corp.
Canada's Bombardier Inc cut its full-year profit and revenue forecasts on Thursday as it wrestled with production challenges in its key railcar-making unit, rattling markets ahead of the company's annual general meeting next week.
Halliburton Co sought to convince investors on Monday that weak pricing which has undermined oilfield services providers over four years was on the verge of turning a corner.
The co-founder and former boss of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, returned to the board and was appointed interim CEO on Tuesday after winning the backing of shareholders keen for a revival of the British fashion group's fortunes.
* Julian Dunkerton, Williams elected to board earlier on
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Majestic Wine PLC said on Monday it would sell some assets, close stores and review its dividend to focus on its growth engine, Naked Wines, as it seeks to fend off competition from discount markets and online rivals.