... analysts projected. It was the largest daily gain since Nov. 30. The $1 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of AirTran Holdings Inc. in May 2011 eliminated a discount competitor and offered access to Atlanta, the smaller airline's biggest hub and ...
The faster-growing snack brands like Oreo cookies and Cadbury candy are splitting off to form Mondelēz International Inc., a $35 billion business that will try to capitalize on opportunities in emerging markets like Latin America and Asia.
A strengthening job market and leveling off in gasoline prices may keep underpinning confidence, raising the odds that consumer spending will continue to grow and benefit companies like Bed, Bath & Beyond Inc. and Toyota Corp.
Kandarian, who was promoted to CEO 12 months ago, guided MetLife to a 30 percent stock decline last year as the Fed prevented him from using the company's capital to buy back shares and increase the dividend.