American Express said the company's president, Ed Gilligan, died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.
Health insurer Humana Inc. HUM 20.31 % is exploring a possible sale of the company, a move that could trigger a round of mergers in an industry grappling with challenges and opportunities the federal health-care overhaul has created.
A Charter Communications van. The bid for Time Warner Cable would catapult Charter from the fourth-largest cable company to the No 2 slot behind Comcast.
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.
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol will add more of the corn-based renewable fuel to the nation's gasoline supply in coming years -- but not as much as was required by federal law.