Dynegy Inc. (DYN:US), the third-largest U.S. independent power producer, agreed to buy $6.25 billion of power plants from Duke Energy Corp.
Canada's inflation rate slowed for the first time in five months in July as gasoline prices fell during the month. The consumer price index rose 2.1 percent in July from a year ago following June's 2.4 percent pace, Statistics Canada said today from Ottawa.
A sprawling private ranch in southeast Texas will be converted into a state park with the assistance of a fund created in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation announced.
UPS said more than 4,000 of its UPS Store locations across the U.S. were hit with a data breach. Hackers may have accessed sensitive information like customer names and addresses.
NEW YORK - Shares of GameStop jumped in premarket trading Friday after the video game retailer said its quarterly profit more than doubled on strong sales of new consoles.