Activist investor Carl C. Icahn discloses that he increased his stake in Nuance Communications Inc. by 6.5 million shares to own nearly 19% of company.
Despite recent Tennessee Honey success, Brown-Forman plans a "conservative" approach in rolling out new flavors for its iconic whiskey.
Aggressive month-end incentives around the Thanksgiving holiday may be a sign that the auto industry might be losing its pricing discipline, said one auto analyst.
Dish will bid for spectrum in an auction scheduled for next month and won't face competition from the nation's top cellphone carriers, according to an FCC list.
Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said its board has refused a request for automatic fuel-price adjustments, a further blow to company efforts to stop effectively subsidizing fuel purchases by consumers.
Apparel chains have heavy inventory loads, raising concern their weak Thanksgiving showing will force bigger markdowns that could hurt fourth-quarter profits.
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