Shareholders of U.S. banana company Chiquita Brands on Friday rejected a proposed merger with Irish tropical produce importer and distributor Fyffes and will enter into talks with a Brazilian suitor, Cutrale-Safra.
Procter & Gamble, which makes Tide detergent and other consumer products, has been the Dow's biggest gainer on Friday. By.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were on pace to close out their best week in nearly two years on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola.
Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) stated its year profit outlook this Friday and declared that introducing the F-150 pickup trucks brought a 34 percent plunge in profits for them in the third quarter.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's rapid economic recovery eased in the three months to September, as services output growth slowed and manufacturing expanded at the weakest pace in 18 months, official data showed on Friday.