02/03/2014 4:22amRyanair's strategy of cutting fare prices to keep planes full is costing it.
02/03/2014 5:25amLloyds bank, the part-nationalized British lender, said Monday it will pay a dividend again for the first time since the financial crisis as it prepares to shed state ownership. The announcement, however, was marred by news it had to set aside another 1.9 billion pounds ($3.1 billion) to cover the excesses of the past.
02/03/2014 7:03amBritish medical technology company Smith & Nephew plans to buy U.S. medical device maker ArthroCare in a $1.5 billion deal that it says will strengthen its sports medicine business.
02/03/2014 7:35amMarlboro maker Altria Group Inc. says it is buying electronic cigarette company Green Smoke Inc. for about $110 million.
02/03/2014 7:35amU.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that a front wheel fell off an American Lafrance fire truck last year.
02/03/2014 8:20amPost Holdings Inc. is buying the PowerBar and Musashi brands from Nestle SA, further diversifying its business by expanding into the active nutrition category.
02/03/2014 8:42amTreasury Secretary Jacob Lew says he will start using emergency measures after Feb. 7 to avoid a first-ever default on the national debt. He says he expects to exhaust those measures quickly.
02/03/2014 9:55amSouthwest Airlines says it will start nonstop flights from Dallas to New York, Los Angeles, Washington and 12 other cities this fall, when federal limits on the airline's home airport end.
02/03/2014 10:26amBATS Global Markets Inc. said Monday that it has completed its purchase of Direct Edge Holdings LLC to create the second-largest stock exchange in the U.S.
02/03/2014 10:44amBen Bernanke, who stepped down last week after eight momentous years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is joining the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank.
02/03/2014 12:23pmDrugmaker Pfizer Inc. said Monday that a midstage study of its experimental drug for advanced breast cancer, palbociclib, met the main goal.
02/03/2014 1:18pmU.S. stocks are falling sharply in afternoon trading, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 300 points, as investors worry about reports of sluggish global growth.
02/03/2014 1:50pmMerck & Co. says it's won its first approval for its new immunotherapy tablet for grass allergies, from regulators in Canada.
02/03/2014 2:41pmSALES FREEZE: U.S. auto sales slipped 3 percent to just over 1 million in January as cold weather kept potential buyers at home. It was the first year-over-year sales drop since August 2010.
02/03/2014 3:39pmFrom Turkey to South Africa to Argentina, emerging markets are being slammed by rising inflation, economic mismanagement and political turmoil.
02/03/2014 3:40pmAutomakers recalled 21.9 million cars and trucks in the U.S. last year, a nine-year high.
02/03/2014 4:20pmYum Brand's fourth-quarter profit fell 5 percent due to costs related to refinancing some debt, but its adjusted results beat expectations as its KFC chain recovers from a series of setbacks in China.
02/03/2014 10:04pmThe Food and Drug Administration is using ads that depict yellow teeth and wrinkled skin to show the nation's at-risk youth the costs associated with cigarette smoking.