Siemens to Buy Dresser-Rand
German engineering company Siemens agreed to buy U.S. oil-equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group for $6.4 billion.
Railways Reshape Crude Market
Initially conceived of as a stopgap measure until pipelines could be constructed, shipping crude by rail has become a permanent part of the nation's energy infrastructure.
EMC Weighs Merger, Options
Data-storage giant EMC, under pressure from a shareholder activist and faced with the expected retirement of longtime CEO Joe Tucci, is considering options that could include a merger deal with a rival.
Tesco Probes Accounting Error
Tesco has suspended four senior executives and called in outside auditors and legal counsel to investigate the overstatement of the U.K. supermarket operator's profit forecast.
Germany's Merck to Buy Sigma-Aldrich
German pharmaceutical company Merck said it would acquire U.S. firm Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion, to strengthen its position in the life-science industry.
GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 21
The General Motors faulty ignition-switch death toll increased to 21 as compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg began providing weekly updates of the compensation claims he has determined to be legitimate.
Will 'Gotham' Signal Change at Fox?
Fox is coming off a season of few new hits and double-digit declines in viewers. Now, the network's plan is to first make a hit out of "Gotham" and then get more out of in-house programming.
RadioShack Supplier Declined to Help Rescue Effort
Cash-strapped RadioShack said it tried but failed to convince a major supplier to help its finances by altering its terms, a setback as the struggling electronics retailer works to avoid a bankruptcy filing.
Can Alibaba Keep Growing?
The real success of Alibaba's IPO will depend on whether the e-commerce company can keep growing without sacrificing its high profit margins of more than 40%.
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