11/29/2013 12:42amAustralia on Friday blocked the 3.4 billion Australian dollar ($3.1 billion) takeover bid by U.S. food giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. for GrainCorp Ltd.
11/29/2013 8:04amMexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping, consuming an ever larger swath of the country's economy. This month, federal officials confirmed the cartels have even entered the country's lucrative mining industry, exporting iron ore to Chinese mills.
11/29/2013 10:00amA new whiskey created in Kentucky features a blend of age and scarcity that spiked demand _ and its price.
11/29/2013 10:02amThe Swiss government says it has cleared the first batch of banks to cooperate with U.S. authorities under a deal to stem tax evasion.
11/29/2013 11:51amStandard & Poor's stripped the Netherlands of its triple-A credit rating Friday, saying that the country's growth prospects have deteriorated and it is not performing as well as peers.
11/29/2013 2:15pmOne look at the lackluster gains of real estate mutual funds this year might give the impression that commercial property owners are struggling through a relapse of their post-financial crisis woes.
11/29/2013 3:05pmThe holiday shopping season kicked off early, as several retailers began offering deals on Thanksgiving Day. Many people complained about the early start and the mad rush for deals _ yet they went out shopping anyway. Deals aren't over yet, as big retailers believe they must continue offering them to lure shoppers.
11/29/2013 3:17pmThe holiday shopping season started as a marathon, not a sprint.
11/29/2013 3:48pmGerman steel company ThyssenKrupp has agreed to sell its U.S. steel plant business to two competitors for $1.55 billion.
11/29/2013 4:32pmThe holiday shopping season kicked off early, as several retailers began offering deals on Thanksgiving. Many people complained about the early start and the mad rush for deals _ yet they went shopping anyway. Deals aren't over yet, as big retailers believe they must continue offering them to lure shoppers.