Tagged: News event

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Coverage: More trouble for automakers

The news that automakers have taken another hit means that car companies working to regain consumer trust have suffered another setback.  Airbags are now exploding, forcing car makers to recall them and consumers to...

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Coverage: Yahoo back in the Spotlight

Yahoo is still coming under pressure from investors, particularly about what the company will do with its windfall from the initial public offering of Alibaba. CEO Marissa Mayer may make her thoughts known when...

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Coverage: The stock market’s wild ride

This week has seen the return of volatility to the stock markets. As some investors are watching their portfolios shrink, they’re also wondering what exactly is causing the fluctuations. Coverage has been extensive, but...

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Coverage: Splitting to grow

The latest company to decide to divide in order to get bigger is software company Symantec. Following in the steps of eBay and Hewlett-Packard, the well-known technology company will split its security and data-storage...

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Coverage: Alcoa earnings beat expectations

The start of quarterly earnings season usually begins with Alcoa, and Wednesday’s results could signal a strong quarter for the corporate world. Allison Martell and Nicole Mordant wrote for Reuters that aluminum prices helped...

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Coverage: Hewlett-Packard to split

Hewlett-Packard Co. has decided to become two separately traded public companies — one will be its computer and printer businesses with the others will have corporate services and hardware. Joann S. Lublin, Dana Mattioli...