Windstream said it intends to spin off some of its telecommunications network assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust.
UPS said its revenue rose as the company attributed an increase in demand to e-commerce and growth in package shipments.
Money-laundering allegations against Argentine construction baron Lázaro Báez are focusing attention on the wealth of President Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Néstor.
Corning said its second-quarter earnings fell as charges weighed on the maker of TV-screen glass's bottom line, masking a jump in sales.
McGraw Hill Financial said its second-quarter profit and revenue jumped as demand grew for its ratings services.
Nielsen N.V. said its second-quarter revenue shot 15% higher, driven by both its watch and buy segments.
Pfizer said its revenue edged lower as the pharmaceutical giant continued to see pressure from losing exclusivity on some products, though its results for the period topped expectations.
Marsh & McLennan said its second-quarter profit rose 11% as the professional-services company experienced revenue growth in its insurance and consulting operations.
International Paper said its second-quarter profit fell as the paper company recorded restructuring charges and a drop in revenue.
Reynolds American Inc. said its second-quarter profit climbed 6.7% as higher cigarette and moist-snuff pricing helped offset lower cigarette volumes.