Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to renominate its slate of directors -- including activist investor and interim chairman Ralph Whitworth -- according to people with knowledge of the matter, seeking stability after years of board turnover.
Hewlett-Packard Co. added three directors, including former Microsoft Corp. software head Ray Ozzie, as Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman tries to bolster sales with new technology and services amid a global PC slump.
Bloomberg's Dominic Chu reports on the morning's top news stories including Goldman Sachs searching for `Muppets' in company e-mails, Oprah Winfrey stands to lose $143 million with the OWN Network and McDonald's CEO Jim Skinner announces his retirement. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "InBusiness With Margaret Brennan." (Source: Bloomberg)
McDonald’s Corp. said comparable- store sales climbed 7 percent last month from a year earlier, the biggest monthly gain since January 2009, fueled by U.S. and Asian sales at the world’s largest restaurant chain.