Sometimes, more money can mean more problems. That is what the ALS Association is trying to avoid as the fall season brings an end to the Ice Bucket Challenge, a summer social-media sensation that fueled a record $113.3 million in donations as of Monday.
Sony Corp. said it expects to post a much deeper net loss of $2.15 billion for the current fiscal year, as it cut the value of its mobile communications unit after smartphone sales failed to meet expectations.
Political and economic turmoil in some of Inditex's high-growth markets pressured profit and sales in the first half, reflecting a downside to the retail giant's aggressive expansion into Asia and Eastern Europe.
Jizhong Energy, the biggest polluter in China's dirtiest city, is trying to clean itself up, highlighting the balancing act under way as regional governments and businesses try to tackle pollution without wrecking local economies.