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Texas Power Giant Could Split Up Energy Future Holdings, the struggling Texas power company involved in a record leveraged buyout, could end up splitting as it faces significant choke points on debt and seeks counsel from Wall Street restructuring advisers. Telecom Companies Report Minimal Disruption From Storm Telecom companies reported no major disruptions but offered […]

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China Steps Up Buying in U.S. After being burned by a series of high-profile failures, Chinese companies are learning to navigate the delicate political and regulatory landscape for takeovers in the U.S. Dell Holder to Vote Against Buyout Dell’s largest outside investor said it would vote against the proposed deal to take the company private. […]

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Sony Posts Loss, Curbing Stock’s Rally Sony posted a quarterly loss, demonstrating the depth of the problems facing its electronics business and deflating a sense of optimism that was reflected in a recent share-price rally. Probe Adds to Rating Firms’ Woes New York’s attorney general launched a probe into conduct of S&P, Moody’s and Fitch […]

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Alcatel Chief Is Out as Turnaround Stalls Telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent, which has been burning cash and reeling from cutthroat competition, is expected to announce Thursday that CEO Ben Verwaayen will step down after a transition period. ArcelorMittal Loss Widens ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, said its net loss widened in the fourth quarter, but it […]

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Pinterest in Talks to Raise Funding Pinterest is in talks to raise a new round of financing that would value the online scrapbooking site at $2 billion to $2.5 billion. Liberty Global to Buy Virgin Media John Malone’s Liberty Global has agreed to acquire U.K. cable-television and Internet provider Virgin Media for $16 billion, in […]

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Dell Nears $23 Billion Deal to Go Private Michael Dell is close to finishing a risky $23 billion deal to take private the computer company he founded nearly 30 years ago, in an effort to remake Dell Inc. for a post-PC era. U.S. Sues S&P Over Ratings The Justice Department filed civil charges alleging wrongdoing […]

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U.S. Fights AB InBev With Tested Game Plan The U.S. is fighting AB InBev’s acquisition proposal with a game plan developed in earlier antitrust cases, casting the Budweiser brewer as a dominant player that wants to eliminate a scrappy rival. ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Survived Near-Death Moments When “Kill Your Darlings,” a film about some of […]

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Hackers Targeted Twitter User Data Twitter said it had detected “sophisticated” unauthorized attempts to access information from the short-messaging service used by more than 200 million people. Restaurants Get Creative as Wing Prices Soar As farmers raise fewer—but bigger—chickens, chicken-wing supply is getting tighter, forcing restaurants to look ways of stretching their supply on Super […]

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Hackers Targeted Twitter User Data Twitter said it had detected “sophisticated” unauthorized attempts to access information from the short-messaging service used by more than 200 million people. Boeing Stays Course on Stretch 787 Boeing is expected in the coming week to reach an assembly milestone for its stretch Dreamliner without a fix for what has […]

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AirAsia Hopes IPO Takes Flight In an effort to expand its foothold in Southeast Asia’s largest air travel market, AirAsia Bhd.’s chief executive hopes to list the group’s Indonesia arm on the Jakarta stock exchange in the third quarter. Sony to Unveil PS3 Successor Sony plans to unveil its next-generation game console this month during […]

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