HP WANTS TO BUY Aruba Networks for around $3bn to help its push into the Internet of Things (IoT), which will see more and more devices requiring network access and management.
NEW YORK - U.S. stock indexes fell broadly in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors await earnings from the few companies yet to announce results and a jobs report later this week.
Best Buy Co. raised its quarterly dividend 21 percent and plans to give shareholders an additional one-time payment after the nation's largest electronics chain reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit.
Poor weather conditions modestly dented the pace of U.S. auto sales in February, but did little to sour America's increasing thirst for the trucks and SUVs that tend to be pricier than passenger cars.
AP OBAMA BUSINESS A F USA DC CEOs of major U.S. companies said they are more optimistic than they were late last year that sales and capital spending will rise in the next six months, according to a survey by the Business Roundtable.