Financial news on October 14th, 2006
Business and Financial news
Broadway Partners has agreed to buy 10 prime office buildings from Beacon Capital Partners of Boston in a multibillion-dollar deal. Read more..
The former Hewlett-Packard chief said her firing in February 2005 was not about performance. But that’s not how the rest of the world remembers it. Read more..
Champion boxer Oscar de la Hoya and a real estate builder join forces to revitalize Latino neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Read more..
Dupont announced a “sustainability” initiative, making it the latest big company to jump on the green bandwagon. Read more..
The sale would help pay for expansion, a move that signals a resumption of its attempt to privatize more industry. Read more..
Not even the forced departure of several high-profile chief executives was enough to damp investors’ enthusiasm. Read more..
The stock market, which hated home builders for much of 2006, now thinks it sees signs of hope. Read more..
The government says nonstick pans pose no health threat, but not everyone is so sure. Read more..
Investors are bypassing studio bosses and dealing directly with producers to gain more control. Read more..
Wal-Mart must pay $78 million to employees for not paying them when they worked through rest breaks and off the clock, a jury said. Read more..