World stocks dipped on Friday, as European bank stress test results due at the weekend and New York City's first case of Ebola prompted investors to lock in profits after the best week for shares in well over a year.
Chiquita Brands International said its board has rejected a $14.50 offer from Cutrale-Safra.
A Spanish hospital has released five patients who had been under observation in an isolation ward after having been in contact with a nurse who was infected with Ebola, a government health committee announced on Thursday.
Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter.
Procter & Gamble is removing the batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company.
The world's largest household products maker said it would split off its Duracell battery business into a separate company as it looks to focus on its faster-growing brands. The company also reported a slight fall in quarterly sales.
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen said on Thursday he would increase his total donations to organizations tackling Ebola to more than $100 million, making him one of the biggest personal donors in the fight against the virus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was sending more experts to help Mali fight Ebola, a day after the first case of the disease was confirmed there.
The U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth II sent her first personal tweet Friday, signing off her inaugural social message "Elizabeth R."
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Colgate-Palmolive Co. said Friday it had net income of $542 million, or 59 cents a share, in the third quarter, down from $656 million, or 70 cents a share, in the year-earlier period, weighed down by restructuring charges, a Venezuela-related charge and other special costs.
There is never a day where at least one person isn't outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department sitting or standing near an anemic tree, the only place for a bit of shade.