Vaccine Shortfall to Hit Europe, Canada as Pfizer Plant Is Upgraded 

The European Union, Canada and some other countries will receive fewer doses next week of the Covid-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech due to an upgrade at Pfizer's European factory. The U.S. isn't affected.

France Blocks Sale of Carrefour to Canada's Couche-Tard 

The French finance minister told the Canadian retailer's chairman that the nearly $20 billion deal would threaten jobs and France's food security amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chubb Taps Investment Banker as Next Finance Chief 

Insurance company Chubb recruited an investment banker to succeed its longtime finance chief Philip Bancroft, who plans to retire.

AMC Networks Names ViacomCBS Executive as New Finance Chief 

AMC Networks Inc. hired Christina Spade, the former finance chief of ViacomCBS Inc., to lead its finances through the coronavirus pandemic and help grow its streaming business.

WhatsApp Delays Rollout of New Privacy Policy After Backlash 

The Facebook-owned messaging service acknowledged confusion among its users over changes in the handling of data.

America's Big Banks Girded for Bad Loans. They're Still Waiting. 

JPMorgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo all reported better-than-expected earnings Friday. Reserve releases and Wall Street powered the results.

European Telecom Towers Become Hot Assets Amid 5G Rollout 

Telecoms are realizing it is cheaper to share infrastructure than start from scratch, and independent tower companies may offer the best deals.

Cap-and-Gown Maker American Achievement Enters Chapter 11 Amid Cerberus Governance Dispute 

Parent company AAC Holding Corp. filed for chapter 11 protection U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas on Thursday, citing efforts by Cerberus to fill the company's governing boards with "handpicked directors" after it defaulted on $463 million in debt.

Walmart E-Commerce Boss Marc Lore to Leave 

The founder joined Walmart in 2016 after it bought his startup and pushed the bricks-and-mortar giant to ramp up its online offerings.

Former Petrofac Executive Pleads Guilty to Three Counts of Bribery 

A U.K. governmental department said late Thursday that a former Petrofac Ltd. executive has pleaded guilty to three counts of bribery at Westminster Magistrates' Court.


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