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joe-kaeser-trump-072219.jpg The CEO of German engineering giant Siemens AG criticized U.S. President Donald Trump as becoming the "face of racism and exclusion" following his alleged racist comments targeting four progressive Democratic Congresswomen recently. "It depresses me that the most important political office of the world will be the face of racism and exclusion," Joe Kaeser said in a Twitter post in German.

Responding to materials filed by Carl Icahn, Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) recommended its shareholders do not sign any written request sent to them by Icahn or his affiliates. Last week, Billionaire investor Carl Icahn took another step in his effort to replace four directors at Occidental Petroleum...

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) said it has formed computing partnership with OpenAI to build new Azure AI supercomputing technologies. They will accelerate breakthroughs in AI and power OpenAI's efforts to create artificial general intelligence. Microsoft will invest $1 billion in OpenAI, which was founded by...

volvo-recall-072219.jpg Volvo Cars issued a recall for 507,000 vehicles worldwide, citing a risk of fire due to a faulty engine component. The Swedish automaker reportedly said it has received reports of a small number of cars catching fire, but no one has been injured. The recall could affect certain vehicles produced during the period from 2014 to 2019 and having two-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines.

apollo11-july22.jpg Auction house Sotheby's said on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, it has auctioned the three original videotape recordings depicting the event for $1.82 million in New York. The price is more than 8,000 times the price paid for the tapes by then-NASA intern Gary George at a government surplus auction in 1976. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the moon.

Eaton Corporation plc (ETN) has committed to acquire the Souriau-Sunbank Connection Technologies business of TransDigm Group. The deal is valued at $920 million. Eaton expects the acquisition to be accretive to adjusted earnings per share in 2020. Headquartered in Versailles, France, Souriau-Sunbank...

TransDigm Group Inc. ( TDG) said that it plans to divest Souriau-Sunbank Connection Technologies to Eaton Corporation plc (ETN) in a transaction valued at approximately $920 million. TransDigm will have the right to require Eaton to enter into a securities purchase agreement providing for the purchase...

PPG (PPG) has agreed with private equity firm Sverica Capital Management LP to acquire Dexmet Corp. Headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut, Dexmet specializes in customized, highly-engineered, expanded and perforated metal foils and polymers used for mission-critical applications in aerospace, energy...

Equifax Inc. (EFX) announced Monday a comprehensive resolution of significant U.S. consumer-related litigation and regulatory matters facing the company related to its 2017 cybersecurity incident. Equifax has been providing free credit monitoring services to consumers since September 2017. The $671...

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (SNC.TO) said Monday that it will exit lump-sum turnkey or LSTK contracting and reorganize the company's Resources--Oil & Gas and Mining & Metallurgy-- and Infrastructure Construction segments into a separate business line following continued poor performance of the segments. It...

While reporting its second-quarter financial results on Monday, Lennox International Inc. (LII) lowered its financial outlook for fiscal 2019. For fiscal 2019, Lennox now forecasts adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations in a range of $11.30 to $11.90, down from the prior range of...

Intec Pharma Ltd. (NTEC) announces Monday top-line data from the Company's pivotal Phase 3 ACCORDANCE trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of the Accordion Pill-Carbidopa/Levodopa (AP-CD/LD) compared with immediate release CD/LD (IR-CD/LD; Sinemet) as a treatment for the symptoms of advanced Parkinson's...

Toyota (TM) said that the customer can now purchase the fifth-generation 2020 Toyota GR Supra at the company's dealerships across the country. Supra will be available in 3.0 or 3.0 Premium versions. The first 1,500 Supras will be Launch Edition models, which are based on the 3.0 Premium grade. The...

Automotive retailer Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) announced Monday the acquisition of five Volkswagen franchises in the UK. The transaction includes four Volkswagen franchises and one Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle franchise located east of London in the county of Essex. This territory is contiguous...

Vail Resorts Inc. (MTN) said it agreed to buy Peak Resorts Inc. (SKIS) for $11.00 per share. The aggregate purchase price for all Peak Resorts common stock is estimated to be about $264 million. The transaction was approved by both companies' Boards of Directors, and the Peak Resorts Board of Directors...

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