Hershey Co.’s newly named interim chief executive officer, John Bilbrey , may emerge as the best candidate for the permanent job because the trust that controls the candy maker could scare off outsiders.
Alamos Gold Inc. is the best- performing gold stock since the metal entered a bear market in April as the company benefits from low costs at its Mexican mine and a cash pile that positions it to buy assets.
Barrick Gold Corp. is raising at least $3 billion in Canada’s biggest equity issue since 2009 and shelving its embattled Pascua-Lama project as the miner scrambles to reduce debt after the metal plunged this year.
CommVault Systems Inc.’s sales growth from data-management software could be enough to spur companies such as International Business Machines Corp. to pursue what would be the industry’s most expensive deal in a decade.
Riversdale Mining Ltd. , an Australian mining company, will start production at its Zambeze coal project in Mozambique in 2014, said David West, its principal geologist in the southern African country.