GE is in talks to buy the energy operations of France's Alstom, a move that would help the U.S. company reduce its reliance on its finance business.
Apple, in a nod to restive shareholders, added $30 billion to its stock-buyback plan, raised its dividend about 8% and declared a 7-for-1 stock split.
The Schalke soccer club is one of a number of German companies trying to take a business-as-usual stance with Russia as they come under political pressure to avoid appearing to part of Moscow's propaganda efforts.
Las Vegas Sands said its first-quarter earnings rose 36% mostly on stronger results at the casino and resort operator's Macau holdings.
Netflix has reached a deal with Atlantic Broadband, a small cable operator, to integrate its streaming service as an app through TiVo set top boxes provided by the cable operator.
A sizable investor in Allergan Inc. doesn't favor the offer Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has made for the Botox maker, in conjunction with activist William Ackman.
CEO Kevin Plank said the running category will be the biggest revenue opportunity for Under Armour in the future, as the athletic-goods maker reported a jump in first-quarter profit and revenue.
Starbucks reported higher earnings for its fiscal second quarter as customers continued to indulge in specialty coffees and baked goods.
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems agreed to settle a lawsuit in which 64,000 employees accused them of conspiring not to recruit each other's workers, depressing wages.
Chubb Corp. said its first-quarter earnings fell as the insurance company was hit with $199 million in catastrophe losses related to severe winter weather.