02/04/2014 1:01amBanks and big retailers are locked in a debate over the breach of consumer data that gripped Target Corp. during the holiday season. At issue: Which industry bears more responsibility for protecting consumers' personal information?
02/04/2014 2:11amA strong performance from the investment bank division and a sizeable tax gain helped Switzerland's biggest bank, UBS AG, return to profit in the fourth quarter following a large loss a year earlier.
02/04/2014 2:15amSpanish government figures show that the number of people registered as unemployed rose by 113,097 in January as temporary job contracts created over Christmas came to an end.
02/04/2014 6:51amU.S. regulators have closed an investigation into steering failures on some Ford Super Duty trucks, saying they didn't find a safety defect.
02/04/2014 7:36amU.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the side air bags on some Honda Accords can inflate when the front doors are closed.
02/04/2014 8:06amGlobal thirst for Kentucky bourbon and Tennessee whiskey caused exports to spike beyond $1 billion for the first time ever in 2013, a distilled spirits trade group said Tuesday.
02/04/2014 9:46amU.S. manufacturers saw orders for their products decline in December by the largest amount in five months although the setback for a key category that tracks business investment was not as large as first reported.
02/04/2014 10:07amU.S. stocks are rising as investors take the opportunity to buy back into the market a day after it suffered its biggest loss in more than seven months.
02/04/2014 11:08amTen pharmaceutical companies, seven disease-related foundations, the drug industry's main trade group and two huge federal agencies have joined together in an unusual collaboration to share information and speed up creation and approval of new drugs needed by patients.
02/04/2014 11:41amTwo members of the General Motors Co. board of directors are leaving the panel in June.
02/04/2014 12:00pmChrysler says its new diesel-powered Ram pickup will have the best fuel economy in its segment.
02/04/2014 12:27pmBrands have figured out how to get Super Bowl buzz without paying Super Bowl bucks.
02/04/2014 1:17pmThe U.S. National Institutes of Health, 10 drugmakers and several disease foundations are starting an unusual project to find and bring new medicines, particularly for complex, expensive chronic diseases, to patients more quickly and for less money.
02/04/2014 1:50pmJPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay nearly $1.5 million to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit that alleged the company created a hostile work environment for female mortgage bankers at its office outside Columbus, Ohio.
02/04/2014 1:56pmNEW TEAM: To create new medicines and bring them to patients faster and cheaper, the federal government, drugmakers and foundations have started an unusual partnership. They'll share expertise and research data and focus on how a disease begins and progresses to find the best point to attack.
02/04/2014 2:41pmGannett Co. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net income dropped 12 percent, partially a result of the absence of the record-high political advertising that boosted its results a year earlier.
02/04/2014 2:47pmThe federal government says it will temporarily suspend sales of U.S. Treasury securities to state and local governments starting at noon on Friday, its first step to avoid breaching the nation's borrowing limit this year.
02/04/2014 2:58pmAn executive of Target Corp. said Tuesday the retailer has taken actions to shore up security following the massive breach of millions of consumers' data during the holiday season.
02/04/2014 3:47pmMorgan Stanley said Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $1.25 billion to resolve a lawsuit over mortgage securities with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the regulator that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
02/04/2014 3:48pmCompanies looking for a leader face a big question: Pluck a CEO from the rank-and-file or a fresh face from outside the organization?
02/04/2014 3:55pmInvestors to Corporate America: Meh.
02/04/2014 3:57pmIt'll take more than a wobble in emerging markets to derail the rally in the U.S. stocks, analysts say.
02/04/2014 4:41pmCredit-rating agency Standard & Poor's downgraded Puerto Rico's debt to junk status Tuesday, a decision that frustrated island officials who said they had taken at times painful steps to reduce government spending and boost revenue amid an eight-year recession.