LONDON/DOHA (Reuters) – Glencore (GLEN.UL) is priming analysts with in-depth briefings on its business ahead of a possible mega-float which could involve Qatar taking a stake in the world's largest commodities trader.
MADISON, Wis. – Harriet Rowan was among the first to join what has become an almost two-week-long rally at the Wisconsin Capitol, and she said with the arrival of thousands of others, confusion, misinformation and rumors quickly spread.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc investors are eager to see whether management made good on the claim that the company's biggest business, its namesake discount chain, would finally see sales turn the corner.
"I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond" (Gotham Books, $26), by Michael Oher with Don Yaeger: Of the many well-chronicled challenges Michael Oher has overcome in his young life, the task of writing an autobiography has to be the most strange: How do you tell your own story after it's been seen on the big screen in an Oscar-winning-film?
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – BATS Global Markets, the U.S.-based exchange operator, is taking over peer Chi-X Europe in a deal that could put even more pressure on the dominance of national bourses that themselves are banding together to survive.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sony Corp is betting on being able to bring music to consumers' living rooms by offering millions of songs through a digital jukebox connected to popular devices like TV sets and games consoles.