News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Date : 05/19/2017 @ 7:15PM
Source : Dow Jones News

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

 
JBS Executive Says He Illegally Paid Millions to Brazil Leaders 
 

The chairman of meatpacking giant JBS has told prosecutors he made millions of dollars of illegal payments to Brazilian President Michel Temer and his predecessors, Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

 
Ford Awards Several Top Executives One-Time Retention Bonuses 
 

Ford Motor Co. has awarded one-time retention bonuses to four top executives, a move that comes as the No. 2 U.S. auto maker battles a languishing stock price, profit pressure and cooling sales in its core U.S. market.

 
AT&T Wireless Store Workers Begin Weekend Strike 
 

Thousands of AT&T Inc. employees walked off the job Friday afternoon, starting a three-day protest to demand more protections for retail workers, call-center staffers and technicians.

 
Ron Burkle's Americold Explores Sale or IPO 
 

Americold, a big owner of temperature-controlled warehouses backed by investor Ron Burke, is exploring a sale or IPO, according to people familiar with the matter.

 
Deere Shares Jump as South American Equipment Demand Improves 
 

Farm-machinery maker Deere & Co. raised its profit forecast for this year by 33% on booming demand in South America, an unexpectedly rosy outlook that sent shares in agricultural equipment and supply companies up sharply.

 
Fiat Chrysler Plans Emissions Modifications on Diesel SUVs, Trucks 
 

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to modify more than 100,000 diesel-powered vehicles in an attempt to resolve allegations it installed software that allowed them to pollute beyond U.S.legal limits.

 
Virginia Man Charged In Fake Fitbit Takeover Offer 
 

A Virginia man was arrested Friday on charges of inflating the stock price of Fitbit Inc. last year while profiting from the temporary run-up in the company's share price.

 
Uber Threatens to Fire Self-Driving Car Executive 
 

Uber threatened to fire Anthony Levandowski, the top driverless-car engineer at the center of its legal battle with Google parent Alphabet, if he doesn't comply with a court order to turn over any files that he might have.

 
SK Hynix, Bain to Join in Bid for Toshiba Chip Business 
 

South Korean chip maker SK Hynix and U.S. private-equity firm Bain Capital plan to bid between $9 billion and $13.5 billion for more than half of Toshiba's memory-chip business.

 
Steward Health Care to Buy Iasis Healthcare for $1.9 Billion 
 

Hospital operator Steward Health Care System will acquire Iasis Healthcare for $1.9 billion, roughly doubling to 36 the number of hospitals it will operate.

 
 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

May 19, 2017 19:00 ET (23:00 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2017 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Your Recent History
LSE
GKP
Gulf Keyst..
LSE
QPP
Quindell
FTSE
UKX
FTSE 100
LSE
IOF
Iofina
FX
GBPUSD
UK Sterlin..
Stocks you've viewed will appear in this box, letting you easily return to quotes you've seen previously.

Register now to create your own custom streaming stock watchlist.

NYSE, AMEX, and ASX quotes are delayed by at least 20 minutes.
All other quotes are delayed by at least 15 minutes unless otherwise stated.

By accessing the services available at ADVFN you are agreeing to be bound by ADVFN's Terms & Conditions

P:32 V:us D:20171217 06:23:08