In a January earnings call with investors, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook made a confident prediction: "2015 will be the year of Apple Pay," he said. Since then, the company has aggressively courted retailers -- and claimed significant success.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. agreed to sell oil and natural-gas assets for $6.9 billion in a series of transactions that will narrow a cash-flow shortfall threatening to crimp the company’s drilling and production goals.