|Uber's Kalanick Fires Back at Investor in Legal Battle|
Uber’s former chief executive said Benchmark Capital is engaged in a personal attack that threatens to further damage the company and called for the legal dispute to be settled in arbitration.
|Mystery Bidder Emerges to Challenge Buffett for Oncor|
Warren Buffett’s battle for control of a Texas power company took a turn as a new mystery bidder emerged to challenge Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s $9 billion offer.
|Two Tenet Board Members Resign, Setting Up Potential Proxy Fight|
Glenview Capital Management, the largest institutional shareholder in Tenet Healthcare, said in a securities filing it could push for a sale of the hospital company or new leadership.
|Skirting Netflix: Video Streamers Serve Up Horror, '70s Fare, Anime|
Walt Disney Co.’s decision this month to stream its own movies and shows marks Hollywood’s latest—and biggest—attempt to wean itself from Netflix Inc.
|Poland Spring Suit Accuses Nestlé of 'Colossal Fraud'|
Nestlé is facing a lawsuit in the U.S. alleging that its Poland Spring brand is “common groundwater” rather than spring water, which the suit claims makes the marketing of Poland Spring water a “colossal fraud.”
|U.S. Consumer Sentiment Rose in August|
U.S. consumer sentiment increased in the first half of August to its highest level since January, as consumers cited a positive outlook for future economic conditions.
|Yellen to Speak on Financial Stability at Jackson Hole Next Week|
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will speak at the central bank’s annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., next week, the Fed announced Thursday.
|U.S. Industrial Output Up Modestly in July|
Cooling auto sales have led to a drop in production at U.S. factories, constraining a key driver of economic growth in recent years.
|Power-Generation Company Calpine Agrees to Be Sold to Consortium|
Private-equity firm Energy Capital Partners and a group of co-investors has agreed to buy power-generation company Calpine for $5.6 billion.
|James Murdoch Criticizes Trump: 'There Are No Good Nazis'|
James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox and board member at News Corp, became the latest major U.S. business leader to criticize President Donald Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Virginia.