The Wall Street battle over Herbalife has drawn accusations of insider trading from billionaire investors on both sides of the fight.
LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks worldwide began the fourth quarter on a negative note on Wednesday, with investors wary of lackluster economic data and keeping a cautious eye on civil unrest in Hong Kong.
WASHINGTON - "Regulatory capture" may sound innocuous enough as a term, but when you hear it in action it can be chilling.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Factory activity stumbled across much of Asia in September, with slowdowns in India, Japan and Taiwan and an outright decline in South Korea delivering a setback to hopes for a pick in world growth this year.
News Corp., the newspaper publisher controlled by Rupert Murdoch, agreed to buy the owner of Realtor.com for $US950 million ($1.09b), expanding its digital real-estate listings to compete with sites such as the James Packer-owned Zillow.