Starboard set to win eight board seats at GCP Applied Technologies-sources

(Reuters) – Hedge fund Starboard Value LP is close to having eight directors elected to the board of GCP Applied Technologies Inc (GCP.N) at the chemical company’s annual meeting,... Read more »

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira trims losses, but worries over Syria persist

(Adds market comment, reaction, bonds, indexes) By Ceyda Caglayan and Nevzat Devranoglu ISTANBUL, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Turkey’s lira recovered on Tuesday after reaching its weakest level in more... Read more »

UPDATE 2-CRH to exit distribution business in $1.9 bln Blackstone deal

* CRH put the unit on review last year * To use proceeds for further acquisitions, share buyback * Transaction value is attractive – JPM analysts (Recasts, adds analysts... Read more »

‘We screwed up’ not buying Google shares, Berkshire’s Munger says

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger walks past a crowd at the annual Berkshire shareholder shopping day in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 3, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan (Reuters) – One... Read more »

‘We screwed up’ not buying Google shares, Berkshire’s Munger says

May 4 (Reuters) – One of Warren Buffett’s and Charlie Munger’s biggest regrets was not buying shares of Google owner Alphabet Inc. “I don’t mind not having caught Amazon... Read more »

UPDATE 2-Sika highlights tougher market conditions as sales growth eases

* Confirms 2019 sales guidance for 8 billion Swiss francs * Growth in Europe, Americas, Asia-Pacific slows in Q1 * Company highlights labour shortage in U.S. market * Shares... Read more »

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try to hammer out a... Read more »

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try to hammer out a... Read more »