Alcoa Plans Up to $1 Billion in Asset Sales Amid Growth Fears
The aluminum producer may close facilities over the next few years as it grapples with slowing economic growth.
IBM Earnings Fall in Prolonged Sales Slump
IBM's profit fell 38% as it suffered its fifth consecutive quarter of lower sales.
Netflix Subscribers Fall Slightly Short of Expectations
Netflix missed its subscriber target for the second consecutive quarter, a performance that comes as two big competitors are set to enter the streaming-video field.
SharkNinja and iRobot's Vacuum Dispute Lands in Federal Court
SharkNinja Operating LLC and iRobot Corp. are suing each other over the technology that powers their vacuum-cleaning robots that can map and adapt to a home's floor plan-and empty their own dust bins.
Murray Energy and Lenders Extend Forbearance Period
Murray Energy said it has reached an agreement with lenders to extend a forbearance pact to Oct. 28 as talks continue on the terms of a restructuring deal.
Workday Casts a Large Cloud
Comments from the normally cautious cloud company spark more worry about growth for the expensive sector
J&J Offers $4 Billion Opioid Litigation Settlement
Johnson & Johnson has offered to pay about $4 billion to settle all lawsuits in the U.S. accusing the company of contributing to the opioid-addiction epidemic, according to people familiar with the matter.
UAW, GM Reach Tentative Labor Deal
The United Auto Workers struck a tentative labor deal with General Motors, a critical step in ending a monthlong strike that has brought more than 30 GM factories in the U.S. to a standstill.
Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts Formal U.K. Probe
Britain's antitrust watchdog has launched a formal probe into Amazon.com's investment into Deliveroo, a British food-delivery startup.
Walmart and Mattel Lease 'Floors' in a Virtual Toy Store
Mattel and Walmart are trying out interactive video to market and sell toys through a new virtual store called KidHQ.
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