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AT&T Inc. (T) announced Friday that it is looking to fill nearly 100 new technician positions in North Carolina. The jobs are needed to meet growing demand for AT&T's Internet, voice and video networks, including the expansion of U-verse with AT&T GigaPower. In North Carolina, AT&T launched U-verse...

BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd. (BNKHF.PK, BHKLY.PK), an investment holding company, is considering a sale of its Nanyang Commercial Bank Ltd. or NCB unit in $6 billion deal as it aims to streamline operations in China, media reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. BOC is also considering...

Pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited (DSKYF.PK) Friday said third-quarter profit attributable to owners of the company climbed to 102.2 billion yen from 71.4 billion yen in the previous year. Operating profit was 110.3 billion yen, compared to 105.3 billion yen last year. Revenue...

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM.TO, CM) is cutting more than 500 jobs, as the lender tries to pare costs, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Toronto-based CIBC is Canada's fifth-largest bank by assets. The lender made the cuts over the last two weeks as...

Micron Technology, Inc., (MU) announced the pricing of an offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of its 5.25 percent senior notes due 2023. The notes are being offered to qualified institutional buyers. The sale of the notes is expected to close on February 3. Interest on the notes will...

Honda Motor Co. (HMC) has said that the January 18 death of 35-year-old Carlos Solis IV in Houston could be linked to faulty airbags manufactured by Takata Corp. (TKTDF.PK) used in its vehicles. The Honda Accord bought in April was not repaired as required by a recall on the airbag issued in 2011. Honda...

Manitowoc Co., Inc. (MTW), a manufacturer of foodservice equipment, cranes and ships, on Thursday reported a 61 percent surge in profit for the fourth quarter from last year despite lower sales. However, results for the quarter missed analysts' expectations. In a separate statement, Manitowoc said...

First Northwest Bancorp (FNWB), the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles, reported second-quarter net income of $882,000, compared to $857,000 for the same period last year. Total interest income improved to $6.72 million from $6.59 million in the prior year....

Eastman Chemical Co. (EMN) on Thursday reported a 95 percent plunge in profit for the fourth quarter from last year, as higher revenues were more than offset by one-time charges. However, adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, the company forecast earnings...

Shares of Deckers Outdoor Corp. (DECK) plunged more than 14 percent in extended trading on Thursday after the footwear maker reported results for the third quarter that missed analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, the company trimmed its earnings guidance for the fourth quarter and full-year 2015. The...

Chemical giant EI DuPont De Nemours & Co. (DD) or DuPont plans to cut 2014 bonuses and delay 2015 salary increases until July 1, as the chemical company grapples with slower-than-expected growth and an activist investor's push to split the company, Bloomberg reported citing an internal memo. DuPont...

Australia's largest investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd is in talks to acquire Jefferies Group's commodities trading unit, according to reports citing people familiar with the matter. The reports noted that the Australian firm is one of several companies interested in the unit and the talks are at...

Communication equipment maker JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU, JDU.TO) reported Thursday a net loss for the second quarter compared to a profit last year, reflecting higher charges, lower operating margins and a revenue decline. Both adjusted earnings per share and quarterly revenues missed analysts' expectations....

Books-A-Million Inc. (BAMM) announced Thursday that it has received a non-binding proposal from Clyde Anderson, Executive Chairman of the Company, on behalf of the Anderson family, to acquire certain outstanding shares of the common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc., at a cash purchase price of $2.75 per...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX, VRX.TO) announced that it has entered into a "stalking horse" asset purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Dendreon Corp. (DNDN) for $296 million in cash. As per the terms of the agreement, Valeant will acquire the world-wide rights to Dendreon's...

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