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 ...
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.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (NYSE:VRX) doesn't seem to be ready to set sail without its former Chief Executive Officer, Michael Pearson.