NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chip maker NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI.O) has agreed to buy smaller peer Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (FSL.N) and merge operations in a deal valuing the combined company at over $40 billion.
Walmart recently announced it will raise the minimum wage of its lowest-level employees twice - first this spring to at least $9 an hour and then to $10 in 2016.
BEIJING: Activity in China's factory sector edged up to a seven-month high in February but export orders shrank and deflationary pressures persisted, a private business survey showed, adding to the view that yet more interest rate cuts will be needed.
Warren Buffett's annual reports to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders have their own Kremlinology. Investors hunt for any hint about who will succeed the 84-year- old chief executive officer, much as students of the Soviet Union sought clues from its ...
The US Congress is so bitterly divided that funding for the country's homeland security agency could be suspended this week, but a handful of lawmakers from both parties agree on one thing: China is undermining democracy in Hong Kong.