Ed Gilligan, the American Express Co. president viewed as a possible successor to Chief Executive Officer Kenneth I. Chenault, died Friday after becoming ill on an overseas flight to New York.
NEW YORK Global equity markets and bond yields both fell on Friday, as data showed the U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter and as investors were unnerved by mixed signals from Greece's debt talks.
U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but indexes still posted gains for the month.
NEW YORK - Dollar Tree said Friday that it has agreed to sell 330 of its stores to the private equity firm Sycamore Partners in order to get regulatory approval for its $8.5 billion purchase of Family Dollar.
NEW YORK (AP) - As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and distributors of online video.