Wheat posted the biggest weekly gain in 19 months amid concern that freezing weather damaged winter crops in the U.S., the world’s top exporter, while turmoil in Ukraine may delay shipments. Soybeans climbed, and corn dropped.
SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son will host a presentation March 11 in Washington to discuss “the state of America’s wireless communications industry and the competitive global landscape,” according to an e-mail invitation yesterday.
Sprint Corp., the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier, lost a bid to dismiss a lawsuit by New York’s attorney general seeking more than $300 million over claims it deliberately failed to pay sales taxes.
Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. is a stark reminder of how much money phone carriers are losing out on as competitors let users text and chat at no charge.