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Indonesia’s Supreme Court disclosed Wednesday that it has upheld a graft verdict against a local employee of Chevron Corp
Marius Kohl spent years engineering Luxembourg’s most valuable export: tax relief, which is now under pressure from the European Union.
Private-equity firm Kohlberg & Co. is looking to sell Packaging Dynamics Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman said he thought a major railroad merger would be “highly problematic.” Earlier in the day, the railroad operator said third-quarter earnings rose 16%, helped by increased freight traffic.
General Dynamics Corp. on Wednesday reported forecast-beating quarterly profits and increased its 2014 guidance, with signs that orders for its core combat and information technology units have bottomed out.
Johnson & Johnson said it would begin testing an Ebola-virus vaccine in humans in January and could have 250,000 doses available in May.
Concerns about the potential side effects of Biogen Idec’s key multiple-sclerosis treatment Tecfidera overshadowed the strong third-quarter results the biotech company posted Wednesday.
Dutch brewer Heineken said its profit fell 4.8%, with lower sales in Europe offset by growth in emerging markets.
At $201,000 a year, school’s alumni earn more than those of any other U.S. graduate school by the midpoint in their careers, according to a survey by online salary-information company PayScale.
Chicken-wing chain Wingstop Restaurants Inc. is plotting an initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter, the latest in a string of restaurant groups to eye the public markets.
Boston Scientific Corp. swung to a profit on higher sales in the cardiovascular and rhythm management segments.
Stanley Black & Decker Inc. said its profit rose 43% in the most recent quarter as the company boosted its margins and sales and results topped analysts’ expectations.
Peugeot Citroën said revenue rose in the third quarter, boosted by strong growth in Europe and China.
Northrop Grumman reported a 5% decrease in third-quarter earnings as the defense contractor works to reduce its pension costs.
Xerox Corp. said its revenue edged down 2.2% in the latest quarter as its document-technology business revenue continued to decline.
ABB said third-quarter profit fell 12% but beat expectations, as the world’s largest maker of power grids cautioned that the global economic and political climate had created a murky outlook in the near term.
Shandong Zhaojin Group, one of China’s largest gold producers, is in talks to acquire gold-mining assets in North America and Australia, Chairman Lu Dongshang said Wednesday.
Yahoo reported a slight increase in revenue, helped in part by its growing mobile business, easing for now the pressure on CEO Marissa Mayer.
Bank of England officials grew gloomier about the U.K.’s economic prospects in October, citing increasing headwinds from overseas and a slowdown at home, according to minutes of this month’s policy meeting.
Critical thinking is a critical skill for young workers these days, but what bosses mean by that and how to measure it is less clear.