News tagged with investments

Dell: Investors offer short by $3.9B

Dell says a buyout offer from shareholder Southeastern and billionaire investor Carl Icahn is about $3.9 billion short of the amount needed to pay shareholders as promised and operate the business.

Jun 05, 2013
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Apes get emotional over games of chance

Like some humans, chimpanzees and bonobos exhibit emotional responses to outcomes of their decisions by pouting or throwing angry tantrums when a risk-taking strategy fails to pay off, according to research ...

May 29, 2013
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Striking a balance on taxes

Now that April 15 has come and gone, most Americans have turned their attention away from taxes. But MIT student Stefanie Stantcheva continues to ponder the trade-offs associated with taxation.

May 22, 2013
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Dell board committee seeks info on investor plan

Dell board members say they need more details from investor Carl Icahn if he wants them to seriously consider his latest challenge to Michael Dell's $24.4 billion plan to take the computer maker private.

May 13, 2013
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Investors challenge Dell takeover plan (Update)

Dell's largest independent shareholder has teamed with activist investor Carl Icahn in another challenge to founder Michael Dell's $24.4 billion bid to take the struggling computer maker private.

May 10, 2013
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Bharti Airtel's quarterly profit drops 49 percent

Bharti Airtel, India's biggest telecommunications company, reported Thursday that quarterly net profit fell by nearly half to 5.1 billion rupees ($94.7 million) on higher taxes and operating costs.

May 02, 2013
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NEC swings to annual net profit

Japan's NEC cast off two straight years of losses Friday, reporting it had returned to the black after a painful restructuring including layoffs and a business overhaul.

Apr 26, 2013
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Group calls on China to improve Internet security

An American business group appealed to China on Wednesday to improve online security and ease restrictions on Web use by companies, warning that deteriorating access speeds might discourage foreign investment.

Apr 24, 2013
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