02/20/2014 2:14amFrench food manufacturer Danone says its profits slumped 15 percent last year as markets in Europe weakened, and warned that a return to growth won't come before late in the year.
02/20/2014 4:55amJust as pressure was building on President Barack Obama to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to refineries in Texas, the project ran into another obstacle _ and it came again from Nebraska.
02/20/2014 6:54amPorsche is asking owners of its 911 GT3 models to stop driving them because they can develop engine problems and catch fire.
02/20/2014 6:55amThe number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell a slight 3,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 336,000, a sign that layoffs remain low.
02/20/2014 7:06amActivist investor Nelson Peltz is ramping up the pressure on PepsiCo, reaffirming his call for the company to separate its global drinks division from its snack unit.
02/20/2014 8:10amU.S. consumer prices barely rose last month as a sharp increase in energy costs was offset by cheaper clothing, cars and air fares. The figures indicate inflation remains mild.
02/20/2014 8:27amA measure of the U.S. economy's health posted a moderate gain in January, suggesting that the economy will continue to expand in the first half of this year.
02/20/2014 8:38amAverage U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week but remained near historically low levels.
02/20/2014 8:53amCoca-Cola is raising its quarterly dividend by 9 percent.
02/20/2014 10:27amMuch like its low-income shoppers, Wal-Mart can't seem to catch a break as the U.S. economy rebounds.
02/20/2014 11:07amToy maker Infantino is recalling 191,000 teething toys sold exclusively at Target because a child could potentially choke on one of its parts.
02/20/2014 12:46pmHearts raced faster as stock markets around the world stumbled in January, but that didn't stop investors from plugging more money into mutual funds.
02/20/2014 1:33pmThe Delaware Supreme Court is upholding the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the widow of an Argentine national who claimed he was exposed to asbestos at a DuPont textile plant in Argentina.
02/20/2014 1:57pmNorth Dakota's oil boom isn't just driving up housing prices at the epicenter. Getting a roof overhead is getting more expensive throughout the state, with the average value of a home sold last year topping $200,000 _ up more than 20 percent from 2011, a real estate trade group says.
02/20/2014 2:03pmEastman Footwear is recalling 12,200 pairs of children's shoes because there's a risk of cutting yourself on them.
02/20/2014 3:20pmThe gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States' most prosperous and largest cities.
02/20/2014 3:53pmBusiness Wire, a company that publishes and distributes corporate earnings and other news releases, will stop providing its service directly to high frequency trading firms.
02/20/2014 4:16pmExpress Scripts, the largest U.S. pharmacy benefits manager, said Thursday that its fourth-quarter net income slipped, hurt by the loss of UnitedHealth, a large customer.
02/20/2014 4:27pmHP BEAT: Hewlett-Packard Co. reported first-quarter earnings through January that beat Wall Street expectations, mainly on the surprising strength of personal computer sales to businesses.
02/20/2014 4:46pmGap's decision this week to raise the hourly wages of workers at its stores nationwide puts pressure on other major U.S. retailers to do the same.