May 21, 1:21 PM EDT
Blackstone agreed to acquire LaSalle Hotel $4.8 billion. Fifth Third Bancorp agreed to buy MB Financial in $4.7 billion. GE will merge its transportation business with Wabtec for $11 billion. Micron Technology lifted third-quarter revenues and profit forecast.
May 21, 10:54 AM EDT
EDF is reported to be in talks to sell its 49% stake in the U.K.-based wind farms business. The U.K. competition regulator plans to investigate the proposed merger of two retailers Sainsbury and Asda. Ryanair warned fiscal 2019 profit is likely to be affected by higher energy prices.