Mergers and acquisitions are a huge part of business activity and transactions - and have created some of the biggest conglomerates in the world. So, what are they, and what do they do?
Beleaguered airline manufacturer Boeing receives additional negative scrutiny on Friday after Tthe Wall Street Journal reports the company limited input from its test pilots on flight control systems for its now-grounded 737 MAX jet fleet.
A report due Friday from the Labor Department is expected to show that U.S. employers added 181,000 jobs in April, though some economists say the growth may have been even stronger. The cost is annual federal budget deficits estimated at more than $1 trillion.
KKR, the $200 billion U.S. private-equity firm, benefited from higher performance revenue and investment income during a period when the S&P 500 jumped by the most in 10 years.
The scandal-plagued U.S. bank, under strict sanctions from the Federal Reserve, recently lost its second CEO in four years. But shareholders are now happy with the makeup of the board of directors, led by Chair Betsy Duke.
Shares of Momo, sometimes referred to as "China's Tinder," plunge after the company says the Chinese government has ordered the removal of its "Tantan" mobile hook-up app from app stores.
Compared with IBM, Microsoft's fragmented culture has made it easier for CEO Satya Nadella to find new growth.
Investors aren't waiting for a rebound in bitcoin prices to invest in fast-growing cryptocurrency markets. But guess who's getting left behind: Big Wall Street firms that currently dominate trading in stocks, bonds, foreign exchange and commodities.