(Adds Breakingviews link, updates share price). By Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Nandita Bose. Oct 24 (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co on Friday said it would sell its Duracell battery business, probably through a split-off into a separate company, as it looks to ...
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SodaStream SODA spurted 16% to $24.51 Friday after trade industry report Beverage Digest said the maker of home soda brewing systems would test Pepsi-branded products.
Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.
Unloved, undercapitalised and unwilling to lend: banks have long been criticised as the millstone around the neck of the eurozone's economic recovery.