Health Club Chain 24 Hour Fitness Is for Sale -NYT
24 Hour Fitness is for sale and could bring as much as $2 billion for its owner, private equity firm Forstmann Little, the New York Times reported Tuesday, citing people briefed on the matter.
Express Scripts Picks AmerisourceBergen as Distributor
Express Scripts Holding Co. (ESRX) has picked AmerisourceBergen Corp. (ABC) over Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) to distribute about $18.5 billion in medication each year for a pharmacy-benefit business recently boosted by a major acquisition.
Brazil's Usiminas: Spot Iron-Ore Prices Unlikely to Fall Further
International iron-ore prices may stay at current levels for some time but are unlikely to fall further, an executive of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA (USNZY, USIM3.BR, USIM5.BR), or Usiminas, said Tuesday.
Imperial Tobacco Group Buys Back 100,000 Shares For Treasury/2484.17P
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (IMT.LN) said Tuesday it bought 100,000 ordinary shares at an average price of 2484.17 pence per ordinary share to be held as treasury shares.
Humana, The Shaw Group Among Stocks Down on High Volume Tuesday
There are a few stocks down on high volume today: Today, Humana (NYSE:HUM) is down on high volume, trading at a volume of 6.2 million, or 3.1 times its average daily volume.
Inter Pipeline Plans C$2.1 Billion Alberta Oil-Sands Pipeline Expansion
CALGARY, Alberta--Inter Pipeline Fund (IPL.UN.T) said Tuesday it plans a 2.1 billion Canadian dollar (US$2.1 billion) expansion of pipeline systems to support Cenovus Energy Inc.'s (CVE) oil-sands projects in Alberta.
Fire Government Workers Who Don't Pay 'Fair Share'
For all the White House talk about how you must pay your “fair share” in taxes to help pay down the $15 trillion deficit, at a time when Americans are struggling to find work, have you seen how many federal workers aren’t paying federal taxes at all?
Chile's Banking Sector Profit Down 14% During First Half
Combined profit for Chilean banks and financial institutions in the first half of 2012 decreased 14% year-on-year to a consolidated 829.35 billion pesos ($1.72 billion), the SBIF local banking regulator said Tuesday.
Wait. Before. You. Charge. That, Says Author
In a world that says go-go-go, when it comes to plastic, it's better to wait-wait-wait.
Seven Best-to-Worst Ways to Borrow $500
Borrowing money is always a last resort, but financial experts offered the following tips for deciphering which borrowing options are most likely to set you on a course toward financial disaster.