... * Deal to create largest public producer focused on U.S. Gulf shelf. * Deal worth $1.53 bln. * Offer price represents 34 pct premium to EPL's Tuesday close.
By Edward Krudy. NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) - The average bonus on Wall Street jumped 15 percent last year to the highest level since the 2008 financial crisis and was the third largest on record, New York State's budget watchdog said on Wednesday.
Starbucks' baristas are about to get a digital bump in their paychecks -- the coffee chain's updated iPhone app will allow customers to make a tip when paying with their phones.
Housing finance reform has been one area in which Republicans and Democrats have been able to work together, raising hopes that a deal on the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may be possible, if only after November's congressional elections.
(Reuters) - King Digital Entertainment Plc, maker of hit mobile phone game "Candy Crush Saga," expects to be worth up to $7.6 billion when it goes public this month, looking to take advantage of strong demand for technology investments.