Weyerhaeuser's Plum Creek acquisition to create $23 billion timber company

Timber giant Weyerhaeuser Co will buy Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc., creating a $23 billion timber, land and forest firm, the largest the United States.

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Alphabet reports an increase in revenue and announces shares buyback plan

Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc recorded a better than expected revenue after its third-quarter report shows that its revenue has increased by 13 percent. The great return report, together with an announcement of buyback for its class C shares had sent the company's share price to break previous resistance to a new high.

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United Tech third quarter profit falls

United Technologies Corp, one of the top US aerospace and building systems conglomerate announced a slight drop in its third quarter earnings. According to the report, the United Technologies' income fell to $1.36 billion compared to $1.85 billion in 2014. The company also announced a major restructuring plan that will be carried out before 2016 as a strategy to cut cost and improve company's revenue.

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Land of rising sun warms up to investors

Despite down 12.7 percent from the 52-week high of 20,952.71 points, Japan's Nikkei offered 27.89 percent return for 2015 so far and the last two sessions of the previous week further indicated the upward momentum in the market.

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Monsanto to cut 2,600 jobs, buyback shares

As part of its restructuring plan to reduce costs, Monsanto Co has decided to cut 2,600 jobs. The slashing of jobs accounts for 11.6 percent of total employees at Monsanto. With an objective of boosting confidence for investors, Monsanto has taken up share buyback exercise.

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Lockheed to buy Sikorsky for $9 billion; reviews options for IT business

Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) said Monday it would buy Sikorsky Aircraft, the helicopter unit of United Technologies Corp (UTX.N), for $9 billion, and would review the possible sale or spinoff of $6 billion in other information technology and services businesses.

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Target says it did not release information on buyback, dividend

Target Corp (TGT.N) did not release any information pertaining to its dividend and share buyback plans, company spokeswoman Molly Snyder said.

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GM plans $5 billion share buyback, agrees deal to avert proxy fight

General Motors Co. said Monday it would launch a new, $5 billion share buyback, and put forward a more detailed plan for capital allocation that promises investors the potential for further cash returns.

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Report says Anheuser-Busch InBev begins talks to buyback South Korea's Oriental Brewery

The New York Times said private equity investors of Oriental Brewery in South Korea could stand to gain a 34% annualized return on their original investment of the brewery.

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Corning and Samsung agree on buyback for joint venture

A share buyback worth USD1.9 billion was agreed upon between Corning and Samsung for the joint venture Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co.

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Activision regains majority after Vivendi stake buyout

Activision regains independence after it bought back shares from Vivendi SA.

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Winsway Coking Coal Holdings buy back bonds at 32.5% value

After a Moody's advisory, Winsway was able to leverage a buyback of its bonds at a third of its original value.

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Carl Icahn had set to meet Tim Cook to discuss the future of Apple.

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JP Morgan's buyback program may be stopped due to fines recalculations

Because of the increase in fines and penalties payable for the second half of 2013, JPMorgan Chase's share repurchase plan may be put on hold.

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Model S buy back another revenue stream for Tesla

Tesla's ingenious buy back scheme for the Model S would allow it control over the price at repurchase, thus generating more revenue.

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