Great Plains Energy Inc.'s $8.6 billion deal to buy Westar Energy Inc. shows the high risk some power companies are willing to take to grow through acquisitions.
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than six years in April as households stepped up purchases of automobiles, suggesting an acceleration in economic growth that could persuade the Federal Reserve to raise ...
Under Armour Inc. cut its annual forecast after one of its largest customers, Sports Authority Inc., moved toward a disruptive liquidation of its stores.
Staples Inc. Chief Executive Officer Ron Sargent will step down from the job next month, handing the reins to lieutenant Shira Goodman, after his strategy to acquire Office Depot Inc. was blocked earlier this month.
The Dow industrials and S&P 500 fell Tuesday, but both indexes still ended the month higher. Investors' new expectations for the pace of U.S.