Fujitsu Ltd., the Japanese maker of semiconductors, computers and communications equipment, is the top owner of patents related to 3-D printing, according to a study released by the U.K.’s Intellectual Property Office.
Activist shareholder Clinton Group Inc. is targeting television and Internet home shopping company ValueVision Media Inc. with a campaign to replace its chief executive officer and appoint board members.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota said the Fed should do more to spur economic growth and hiring by pledging to hold the main interest rate near zero until unemployment falls to 5.5 percent.
It's easy to get caught up in the buzz around 3-D printing. It allows everyone from hobbyists to aerospace engineers to create customized products -- toys, prosthetics, even jet engine parts -- from the convenience of their home or office.
Cerberus Capital Management LP’s pursuit of grocery chain Supervalu Inc. has stalled because the private-equity firm has had trouble obtaining the funds for a leveraged buyout, said people familiar with the matter.
A telephone call between a financial adviser in Beverly Hills and a trader in New York was all it took to fleece taxpayers on a water-and-sewer financing deal in West Virginia. The secret conversation was part of a conspiracy stretching across the U.S. by Wall Street banks in the $2.8 trillion municipal bond market.
Trader Joe’s Co., the closely held grocery store chain, will end health benefits for part-time workers next year, directing them instead to new insurance marketplaces as companies revamp medical coverage to fit the U.S. Affordable Care Act.