Sony said its board has started talks about how to address a proposal from activist investor Daniel Loeb to take part of the group's entertainment business public.
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KKR is weighing an investment in Saks, possibly with an eye toward merging the high-end department store with rival Neiman Marcus, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Bernanke said the Fed could start reducing bond buying "in the next few meetings" but warned against premature action, amid conflicting messages that roiled markets.
Luxury electric-car maker Tesla Motors said it fully repaid a $452 million federal loan and said it would be able to finance development of its next two vehicles without selling new shares.
Pfizer plans to shed its majority stake in animal-health company Zoetis, continuing Pfizer's efforts to its hone its focus on drugs and vaccines for humans.
Copper prices settled near six-week highs but pulled back from earlier peaks, as worries about the future of the Fed's monetary stimulus tempered suggestions of tighter supplies.
The chairman and CEO of Puerto Rico's Popular declared his candidacy to become president of the International Olympic Committee.
Ghana hopes to become the latest African country to ride the wave of cheap borrowing with the sale of a new bond aimed at international markets for only the second time in its history.
H-P's profit slipped 32% as revenue declined across the tech company's businesses, but better-than-expected guidance helped boost shares 11% after-hours.