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SABMiller rejects AB InBev's takeover bid, but 'Bud-Miller' is not over yet
It's not clear whether the latest beer merger effort has gone flat or may still have some fizz. The world's biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AHBIF) is pursuing its chief rival SABMiller, in an attempt to create a super brewery.
SABMiller Plays Hard to Get With AB InBev  The Atlantic
MegaBrew Mug Is Only Half Full: Tara Lachapelle  Bloomberg
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Monsanto slashing 2600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall
(Adds product expansion plans) By Carey Gillam Oct 7 Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market ...
Monsanto to Cut 2600 Jobs in Restructuring  Wall Street Journal
Monsanto posts 4Q loss, to eliminate 2600 jobs to cut costs  CNBC
UAW prepares members for possible strike
The UAW took additional steps on Wednesday to brace its members for a potential strike with just hours left before its current contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles expires.
Strike may be imminent at Chrysler plants  Washington Post (blog)
Fiat Chrysler, US union UAW at table as strike looms  Reuters
Lawmakers question effectiveness of dietary guidelines
WASHINGTON - Members of Congress are questioning Americans' confidence in the government's dietary guidelines, grilling Obama administration officials on how they are written and whether they are still relevant.
Physician perspective: Keep politics out of dietary guidelines  The Hill (blog)
New Dietary Guidelines Will Not Include Sustainability Goal  NPR
Freeport-McMoRan Adds 2 Board Members From Carl Icahn's Firm
Shares of Freeport-McMoRan rose sharply Wednesday after the copper miner added two board members chosen by Carl Icahn. The activist investor and firms that he controls own an 8.8 percent stake in Freeport-McMoRan.
Freeport caves under pressure, adds two Carl Icahn lieutenants to board  MarketWatch
Carl Icahn Takes Board Seats At Freeport McMoRan As Copper Miner Shops Oil ...  Forbes
Terror at 3500 feet as glass walkway in China cracks
A newly opened glass walkway, suspended 3,500 feet above a canyon in central China, cracked Monday to the terror of thrill-seeking tourists.
Glass tourist walkway cracks in China  CBS News
Terror as glass walkway begins to crack underneath hundreds of tourists  Irish Independent
UPDATE 1-Canadian Oil adopts poison pill to fend off Suncor hostile bid
(Adds details of new rights plan, Suncor's offer). By Nia Williams. CALGARY Oct 7 (Reuters) - Canadian Oil Sands Ltd on Wednesday announced a new poison pill to try to thwart Suncor Energy Inc's hostile takeover bid, setting the stage for a drawn-out ...
Canadian Oil Sands Rejects Suncor Takeover Bid  New York Times
Canadian Oil Sands Adopts Poison Pill in Wake of Hostile Suncor Bid  Wall Street Journal
Samsung Expects Earnings Rebound Powered by Chips
SEOUL— Samsung Electronics Co. SSNHZ 0.00 % 's surprisingly upbeat third-quarter guidance highlights how its components arm has become a key driver of earnings growth, but even that business faces headwinds as the global supply of chips appears ...
How Apple helped boost Samsung's profits by 80%  Fortune
Semiconductors Are Saving Samsung  Forbes
Global shares higher despite lower IMF growth forecast
FILE - This May 11, 2007, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign near the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Japan led world stock markets higher Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, on hopes for new stimulus from its central bank while investors were ...
Slowdowns, slowdowns everywhere  Financial Times
IMF confident about China's GDP growth expectations  Times of India
Yum Executives Take Blame for China Woes
Yum Brands Inc. YUM -18.95 % executives took full responsibility for missteps in China that led to disappointing quarterly results and erased as much as $7 billion in the company's market value Wednesday.
Wall St. Rally Loses Steam  New York Times
Fast food rivals expand, hitting Yum sales in India  Reuters