Archer Daniels Midland Co. has agreed to sell its South American fertilizer business as the company works to adjust its mix of operations. The company also said Tuesday is wants to sell its global chocolate business and will buy the 20 percent of a global grains business it doesn’t already own.
Shares of medical device maker Oak Brook-based Medtronic Inc. fell as much as 6 percent after a U.S. court temporarily halted sales of its heart valve replacement system in the country.
A report on ChicagoTribune.com on Friday afternoon said the planned Tribune Publishing spinoff company will absorb $325 million in debt. The information was part of filings made Friday to the Securities and Exchange Commission – an amendment to December filings that details plans to spin the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other daily newspaper
A friend of mine at this conference where I’m speaking this week invited me to get coffee. “I can’t,” I apologized. “Amazon has just bought ComiXology, and I have to go to the roof deck for a phone briefing.” He’s a fellow comics fan. “My God,” he said. “Between this and Stephen Colbert replacing Letterman,