American Express President Ed Gilligan died while on corporate plane en route to New York on May 29, Friday. Coming back from a business trip, he was said to have suddenly fallen ill while flying.
Health insurer Humana Inc. HUM 20.31 % is exploring a possible sale of the company, a move that could trigger a round of mergers in an industry grappling with challenges and opportunities the federal health-care overhaul has created.
A Charter Communications van. The bid for Time Warner Cable would catapult Charter from the fourth-largest cable company to the No 2 slot behind Comcast.
US stocks closed lower on Friday as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but the indexes still posted gains for the month.
NEW YORK Global equity markets and bond yields fell on Friday, weighed by data that showed the U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter and by mixed signals from Greece's debt talks.