01/28/2014 1:29amIndustrial equipment maker Siemens AG said quarterly net profit rose 20 percent as the company moved past one-time charges for delays delivering high-speed trains.
01/28/2014 4:41amRoyal Philips NV, the world's biggest lighting maker, said Tuesday it sees a brighter future in selling lighting "as a service" to businesses rather than individual lamps to customers, as it reported a rise in fourth quarter earnings.
01/28/2014 7:06amEuropean Union officials on Tuesday demanded Croatia slash its budget shortfall and reduce spending to bring the country's deficit back under the bloc's allowed ceiling.
01/28/2014 7:13amJ.C. Penney is bolstering its shareholder rights plan, or "poison pill" _ typically an effort to thwart takeover attempts.
01/28/2014 7:14amBusinesses cut back sharply on their orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in December with a key category that signals business investment plans falling by the biggest amount in five months.
01/28/2014 7:43amAbercrombie & Fitch is separating its chairman and CEO roles and expanding its board's size. The teen retailer is also terminating its shareholder rights plan.
01/28/2014 8:16amMint chocolate toothpaste?
01/28/2014 8:20amApple's stock is falling Tuesday after first-quarter results disappointed investors and it provided a cautious second-quarter revenue forecast.
01/28/2014 8:49amU.S. consumer confidence has risen to its highest point since August on the strength of a brighter view of the job market and business conditions.
01/28/2014 9:12amMartin Marietta Materials is buying its Texas Industries in an all-stock deal worth $2.06 billion, creating a leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials with a strong presence in large, fast-growing markets like California and Texas.
01/28/2014 9:29amUnemployment rates fell in four-fifths of US states in December and rose in just two, though most of the improvement stemmed from unemployed Americans giving up on their job searches.
01/28/2014 9:29amMannequins have a rich century-old history. They're what Dr. Marsha Bentley Hale, one of the world's leading experts on mannequins, calls "significant sociological reflections of our consumer society."
01/28/2014 10:02amSports equipment maker Amer Sports Corp., whose brands include Atomic, Salomon and Wilson, has seen a near sevenfold increase in fourth-quarter profit and a boost in sales mainly due to increased demand for winter sports and fitness equipment. The company's shares surged.
01/28/2014 11:21amTHE RESULTS: Pfizer beat Wall Street's fourth-quarter expectations for revenue and adjusted earnings per share, reporting $13.56 billion and 56 cents per share. Net income fell 59 percent to $2.57 billion.
01/28/2014 12:01pmBodum USA is recalling 28,000 coffee presses sold exclusively at Starbucks due to the potential risk for lacerations and burns.
01/28/2014 12:03pmDrugmaker Pfizer's fourth-quarter profit plunged 59 percent because of discontinued operations, restructuring and other charges, and generic competition continuing to bleed sales of former blockbuster medicines.
01/28/2014 12:46pmFord Motor Co. enjoyed one of the best years in its history in 2013, but the celebration won't last long.
01/28/2014 1:12pmThe U.S. economy is showing more strength than at any time since the Great Recession began six years ago.
01/28/2014 1:26pmFord Motor Co. enjoyed one of the best years in its history in 2013, but the celebration won't last long.
01/28/2014 1:37pmAs American Airlines flies into its first year after merging with US Airways, fares are up, fuel costs are down, and the company is beating Wall Street's profit predictions.
01/28/2014 2:14pmA timely Tweet that was praised. A story of a baby Clydesdale growing up that tugged at heart strings. A Jamaican accent that caused controversy.
01/28/2014 2:49pmTwo struggling retailers, J. C. Penney and Abercrombie & Fitch, are taking opposite approaches on a popular defense aimed at deterring unwanted takeover attempts.
01/28/2014 3:02pmThe one-size-fits-all mannequin is getting a much-needed makeover.
01/28/2014 3:54pmDuPont Co. said Tuesday that strong seed and insecticide sales, lower taxes and cost controls helped double its fourth-quarter net income, and the chemicals giant announced plans to buy back $5 billion of its shares to boost shareholder returns.
01/28/2014 4:11pmTurkey's central bank has sharply raised its key interest rate to 12 percent from 7.75 percent to try to stave off inflation and support the national currency, which has fallen sharply in recent weeks.
01/28/2014 4:55pmFollowing a bout of market turmoil that's weighed on their currencies, central banks in emerging economies are moving fast to contain the damage.
01/28/2014 5:26pmAmgen Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit jumped 30 percent mainly due to a tax benefit from prior-year audits, an acquisition and higher sales for nearly all its drugs _ much of it from price hikes.
01/28/2014 9:14pmMedical bills are a burden for thousands of Americans. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows one in four Americans couldn't pay for medical bills in 2012, which is up from 2011.