Bloomberg: Procter & Gamble Co. will leave the battery business as its CEO, A.G. Lafley, works to slim down the company.
WSJ: The retailer hopes the offer will lead to more completed online transactions.
Bloomberg: The construction equipment-maker's shares rose 5.1% to $99.35.
Forbes: The U.S. chemical maker reported $14.4 billion in revenue, up 5% from the same period last year.
Reuters: Quarterly profit increased, but shares of the Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant fell 1.5% in early trading.
Reuters: The largest U.S. wireless carrier added 1.5 million postpaid subscribers, or those who pay for service after use.
NYT: The South African track star was sentenced for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Reuters: The tech giant will pay the contract-chipmaker $1.5 billion in cash over the next three years to take its loss-making semiconductor unit off its hands.
TIME: Spotify Family allows up to five family members to subscribe to the digital streaming music service under one billing account.
NYT: General Electric reported net profit of $3.5 billion.
BBC: The Internet giant reported Q3 profits of $2.8 billion.
WSJ: Time Warner Inc. said HBO would launch the stand-alone, online streaming version of its service in 2015.
Reuters: The toymaker's shares fell as much as 6% after the company announced that worldwide sales of Barbie dropped 21% at the end of Q3.