Today's Watch List
Rovio Mobile Oy has to convince investors it has staying power, as it rolls out new games and a movie
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California law prohibiting sales of violent video games to minors, saying the ban is an unconstitutional infringement on speech rights.
Facebook game tie-ins are launching for film and television content such as Weeds
The giant lender seeks a source of cheap funds as rivals retrench. Analysts are skeptical
Inflation pushes Vietnamese workers to strike—336 times in the first four months of the year
Sovereign defaults, particularly by Spain and Italy, could provoke a swift decline in securities issued by big European banks
Bill Miller, who estimated a decade ago that Eastman Kodak Co. was worth about $100 a share, sold his flagship fund’s stake in the imaging company for a lot less.
Global hedge funds are vying for allocations from Japan’s corporate pension fund managers, who oversee about $740 billion and are seeking alternatives to stocks following the March earthquake.
Carrefour SA said it has received a proposal backed by the Brazilian National Development Bank to merge its Brazilian assets with those of Cia. Brasileira de Distribuicao Grupo Pao de Acucar.
Asian stocks rose, paced by banks and mining shares, and the won strengthened for the first time in four days after South Korea’s current-account surplus widened. Metals and grains climbed, while oil erased earlier gains.
Standard Chartered Plc, the U.K.’s third-largest bank by market value, said it may post “double- digit” growth in first-half income and pretax profit as it tightened control on expenses.
General Motors Co.’s European Opel unit is introducing models with advanced options typically sold on luxury cars, seeking to revive a business that’s lost $14.5 billion since 1999.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. shareholders turned up in record numbers at their first meeting since the crisis at its Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant wiped about $36 billion off the utility’s market value.
Thailand’s main opposition party, leading in polls ahead of the July 3 election, will seek to keep the country’s currency “competitive,” its economic chief, Suchart Thadathamrongvej, said.
An unexpected drop in hardware sales, following Oracle's bullish predictions in March, suggests lower-than-anticipated gains from the software giant's Sun acquisition
With uncertainty high, some bond investors are looking to "unconstrained" managers who take a more active approach to selecting fixed-income securities
The newly announced Republican candidate's successful family company has created lots of jobs. Unfortunately for Huntsman, most of them are overseas
A generation of new titles from the cloud have all the action and graphical richness of traditional shoot-em-ups and strategy games
Guarantees make annuities more appealing—and more complex