Burger King says its merger with Canadian donut-and-coffee chain Tim Hortons is about growth, not tax rates. In fact, Burger King's CEO said he doesn't expect the merger to produce "meaningful" tax savings.
... * Lagarde under formal investigation for alleged negligence. * IMF chief has always denied wrongdoing, says she will appeal. * Lagarde probe relates to Tapie political fraud affair (Adds Lagarde comment, IMF background).
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were flat on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to extend a rally that has taken indexes to repeated records, even though market valuations were not seen as unduly stretched.
Russian courts have ordered four McDonald's outlets to close for 90 days, citing breaches of sanitary rules. The Moscow restaurants were initially told to close on 21 August after criticism from the Russian state food safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor.
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling.