A flock of U.S. airlines is expected to report strong quarterly profits, following the lead of Delta Air. Carriers’ share prices, however, have been battered by concerns from a global economic slowdown to Ebola.
A defamation suit against Walgreen by its former CFO paints a picture of the rough and tumble maneuverings inside a company grappling with disappointing earnings, activist hedge funds and a major deal.
Nearly six years after its near-death experience, Ally Financial Inc. is nearly out from the U.S. government’s clutches, and taxpayers are earning a profit of more than $1 billion as the firm heads out the door.
California is hoping to conjure some real-life jobs in the smoke-and-mirrors world of visual effects for movies and television shows—part of the state’s latest attempt to win back its most famous industry.