Sprint Nextel Corp. is under increasing pressure to open up its books to Dish Network Corp., which is arranging the financing it would need to outbid SoftBank Corp. with a $25.5 billion takeover offer.
Sprint Nextel Corp., the wireless carrier that languished at a stock price below its liquidation value less than a year ago, has morphed into the target of a bidding war that traders are wagering may escalate even further.
Former Houston Mayor Bill White, defeated by Republican Rick Perry in a 2010 bid for governor of Texas, said the state is falling behind in preparing workers who can meet the demands of a resurgent U.S. energy industry.
Bob Gibson, the Hall-of-Fame pitcher who had three complete game victories in the 1967 World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals, is being honored with a statue funded by billionaire investor Warren Buffett.
Bill White , former president of the Intrepid Sea , Air and Space Museum, agreed to pay $1 million to end a probe of his role in an investigation of the state pension fund, according to New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.
Robert Moffat, an ex-International Business Machines Corp. senior vice president ordered to spend six months in prison for his role in an insider-trading scheme, will start serving his sentence early to get it out of the way.