12/20/2013 4:48amJapan's government announced Friday that it will increase the amount of money it's providing to the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to step up cleanup and reconstruction efforts.
12/20/2013 5:50amEurope's top antitrust regulator says it has launched an in-depth investigation of Telefonica SA's proposed 8.55 billion euro ($11.7 billion) purchase of E-Plus, the German arm of Dutch telecommunications company Royal KPN NV.
12/20/2013 8:17amBoeing has booked a big order for its planned 777X aircraft.
12/20/2013 8:41amThe makers of Marlboro cigarettes sold in the U.S. and those sold overseas are sharing their technology for electronic cigarettes and other new tobacco products.
12/20/2013 9:10amWalgreen's fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 68 percent as investments in other companies paid off for the nation's largest drugstore chain, but a slowdown in generic drug introductions helped squeeze profitability.
12/20/2013 9:43amMortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will suspend evictions of foreclosed single family and two to four unit properties from Dec. 18, 2013, through and including Jan. 3, 2014.
12/20/2013 10:01amDeutsche Bank will pay $1.4 billion euros ($1.92 billion) to settle a mortgage-backed securities dispute with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
12/20/2013 11:54amAriad Pharmaceuticals has received approval to relaunch its leukemia drug Iclusig after addressing safety concerns raised by federal regulators in October.
12/20/2013 2:31pmBoeing says it has begun telling states whether they're still in the running to build its new 777X.
12/20/2013 5:05pmAppliance maker Electrolux announced plans Friday to create more than 800 additional jobs over the next four years in Charlotte as it expands next to its North American headquarters.
12/20/2013 5:10pmAn overseas subsidiary of agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company has agreed to pay $17.8 million in fines after pleading guilty to bribing Ukrainian officials, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday.
12/20/2013 5:41pmAlly Financial Inc. is paying $98 million to resolve U.S. government claims that minority borrowers were charged higher rates on its auto loans than whites with similar credit histories.