Articles By J.J. McGrath
Proceeds of initial public offerings listed in the United States were relatively light in the first quarter, but they are likely to get absolutely heavier in the second quarter -- especially should Facebook Inc. conduct its anticipated $5 billion IPO in May.
AT&T Inc. and the Communications Workers of America, or CWA, are cutting it close as they seek successors to four collective-bargaining agreements covering about 40,000 employees of the telecommunications company. The current contracts expire on Easter Sunday at 12:01 a.m.
The avalanche rolling over a Pakistani army battalion headquarters in the Himalayan region of Kashmir on Saturday buried 124 soldiers and 11 civilian employees of the military -- with no sign of survivors yet -- according to the country's Inter Services Public Relations, or ISPR.
The so-called Caylee's Law -- born after the death of Orlando 2-year-old Caylee Anthony in 2008 -- was signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday, according to multiple media reports.
In combating the tobacco epidemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released two separate draft guidance documents designed to help implement provisions of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
Visa Inc. acknowledged a technical issue with the company's network kept people from using their credit and debit cards for about 45 minutes on Sunday.
DirecTV, the largest satellite-television provider in the United States, will cease carrying Tribune Broadcasting television stations in 19 markets -- and WGN America nationwide -- beginning Saturday at midnight, should the contract between the two companies expire then.
The daily-deal site operator said its downward revisions were due to its having to set aside more money for refunds to merchants than it had initially expected.
In the wake of the uncommon cancellation of the initial public offering by Bats Global Markets Inc. on Friday, the company's chairman, CEO, and president apologized to customers and members of the trading community in a letter posted on its website on Sunday.
A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck Chile on Sunday at 7:37 p.m. local time (6:37 p.m. EDT), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. At a depth of 21.6 miles (34.8 kilometers), the quake's epicenter was 136 miles (219 kilometers) south-southwest of the capital city of Santiago, the USGS reported.