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United Technologies Corp. (UTX) announced plans to hire 35,000 people and make investments of more than $15 billion in research and development and capital expenditures in the U.S. over the next five years. The company said its investments will create additional capacity to better serve customers in...

Macy's, Inc. (M) said that Paula Price will be appointed chief financial officer, effective July 9, 2018. Price will be responsible for leading the company's finance, accounting, investor relations and internal audit functions. She will report to Jeff Gennette, Macy's chairman and CEO, and will be...

In view of the recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. in preparation for their upcoming shareholder meetings to consider the acquisition of Fox by Disney, Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) confirmed Wednesday that it is considering,...

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) said that Tafamidis received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA for the treatment of patients with transthyretin cardiomyopathy, a rare, fatal, and underdiagnosed condition associated with progressive heart failure. This decision is...

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) announced a set of investments and initiatives in France that will create 1,800 jobs during the next two years, in leading-edge areas like AI, blockchain, cloud computing and IoT. IBM noted that it plans to hire business consultants, IT architects, developers...

Patterson Cos. Inc. (PDCO) announced Wednesday the appointment of Donald Zurbay as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 29, 2018 and the appointment of Andrea Frohning as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective May 21, 2018. Zurbay will succeed Dennis Goedken, who has been serving as interim CFO...

Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) announced that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Aspire Health, a non-hospice, community-based palliative care provider. Aspire was founded in 2013 by former U.S. Senator and physician William Frist and Brad Smith, who serves as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Aspire...

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, announced an agreement to sell a 33 percent minority interest in its solar portfolio to Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited for a purchase price of $1.175 billion. The portfolio of projects involved in the transaction is comprised of 26 operating...

ReneSola Ltd. (SOL) announced Wednesday the appointment of Xiaoliang Liang as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2018. Liang succeeds Maggie Ma, who resigned effective February 28. Independent Director Weiguo Zhou has been serving as interim CFO since Ma resigned. Liang brings to ReneSola...

Merck (MRK) announced the pivotal Phase 3 KEYNOTE-407 trial investigating KEYTRUDA, the company's anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with carboplatin-paclitaxel or nab-paclitaxel, as first-line treatment for metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer, met the dual primary endpoints of overall survival...

Tiffany & Co. (TIF) announced, based on the strong and better-than-expected first-quarter results, management revised upward its outlook for the full year ending January 31, 2019. In addition, the Board of Directors approved a new $1 billion share repurchase program. Management's guidance for fiscal...

Wood Group (John) PLC (WDGJF.PK, WG.L) announced Wednesday that it has been awarded a US multi-million dollar contract by TEVA Biotech GmbH to provide engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning and qualification or EPCmQ for a new biotechnological facility to be built in Ulm, Germany. The...

Accenture plc (can), a global professional services company, announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Shanghai-based HO Communication. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions. HO Communication is a full-service digital marketing...

Severn Trent Plc (SVT.L), a UK water and waste water company, reported Wednesday that its fiscal year 2018 profit before tax declined 1.5% to 528.4 million pounds from 536.7 million pounds last year. Basic earnings per share from continuing operations were 102.2 pence, down 25.3% from 136.8 pence...

Marks & Spencer Group Plc (MAKSY.PK, MAKSF.PK, MKS.L) reported profit before tax of 66.8 million pounds for 52 weeks ended 31 March 2018 compared to 176.4 million pounds, previous year. Earnings per share was 1.6 pence compared to 7.2 pence. Profit before tax & adjusting items declined 5.4% to 580.9...

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