LifeLock soaring before the opening bell on $2.3B deal – WHIO

Danny Pyka, an Austinite who worked for Mercedes-Benz for about 10 years, had been suffering from depression for so long and so severely that he was certain his suicidal thoughts would eventually lead to the end of his life. “It was just miserable,” said Pyka, who found work as a handyman, but found it difficult […]

4 things to know before shopping for Black Friday doorbuster deals – USA TODAY

4 things to know before shopping for Black Friday doorbuster deals – USA TODAY

Stacy Levine, left, and Melissa Bragg shop at a Toys R Us in Atlanta on Black Friday in 2015. Serious deal-seekers are already planning their Thanksgiving weekend shopping.(Photo: Bob Andres, AP) Shopping for Black Friday doorbuster deals is like gambling: You might hit the jackpot or you might walk away empty-handed, with a wallet to […]

Toyota in $3.4 Billion Settlement Over Corrosion in Some Trucks and SUVs – Wall Street Journal

Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to pay up to about $3.4 billion to settle claims that certain of its trucks and sport-utility vehicles lacked proper rust protection, leading to premature corrosion of vehicle frames. The agreement is a substantial financial setback at a time when the Japanese auto giant’s record-breaking profit streak has slowed in recent […]

Here’s Why the Qualcomm-NXP Deal Makes Sense – Fortune

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf sat out last year’s merger mania in the semiconductor market, even as his company’s core smartphone chip business slowed. But with expectations rising for a deal this year, Mollenkopf may have hit on one of the savvier acquisitions in the industry. By adding NXP Semiconductors for a total of $47 billion […]

Orders for U.S. Capital Goods Decline by Most Since February – Bloomberg

Orders for U.S. Capital Goods Decline by Most Since February – Bloomberg

Orders for U.S. business equipment fell in September by the most in seven months, indicating corporate investment is having trouble gaining traction. Bookings for non-military capital goods excluding aircraft dropped 1.2 percent, erasing a 1.2 percent August gain that was stronger than previously reported, Commerce Department data showed Thursday. The median forecast of economists surveyed […]