Nestle SA, which agreed to sell part of its stake in cosmetics maker L’Oreal SA, has underperformed most of its global units, with shares traded in Switzerland trailing those from India to Israel and Pakistan to Nigeria.
Steve Ballmer’s tenure as Microsoft Corp. chief executive officer is poised to end with Apple Inc. and Google Inc. bigger by value. His 14-year stint also had brief periods when Cisco Systems Inc. and Intel Corp. held the title of most-valuable technology company.
Thailand, in the midst of protests seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on claims she runs a corrupt government, has recorded budget deficits and income growth similar to its neighbors’ since her brother, Thaksin, was sworn in to the same office back in 2001.
Proceed with care. That’s what bankers, accountants and wealth managers are telling same-sex couples considering financial changes because of the Supreme Court’s rejection of a federal law denying them benefits.
A new theatrical adaptation of “Frankenstein” in London has a well-loved story, an Oscar- winning director and two electrifying actors as the leads. All that and a gimmick, too. It’s an embarrassment of riches.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service, already under unprecedented scrutiny, must make another tough call -- whether to recognize the same-sex marriages of taxpayers whose home states don’t consider the unions legal.
Mice got new vision and revived heart muscles and monkeys were able to flex muscles in paralyzed hands in research reported today that has extended the boundaries of regenerative medicine beyond the test tube.
Kat Morgan will check a “married” box on her federal tax return next year for the first time since her 2009 wedding, now that the Internal Revenue Service will recognize same-sex marriages no matter where couples live.