American Express said company President Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.
... * European shares fall amid impasse on Greece talks. * Treasury yields fall to three-week lows on GDP data. * Dollar slips at end of winning month.
Not so bad, considering. A month that began with investors blindsided by a global rout in sovereign debt and a selloff in high-flying equities ended with stocks near all-time highs.
SAN FRANCISCO—A potential deal for chipmaker Intel to buy Altera could help the company further diversify the market for its chips beyond personal computers into cloud computing.
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.