07/31/2013 12:52amThe CEO of Delta Air Lines is urging the Japanese government to open the country's skies to greater competition from foreign airlines.
07/31/2013 2:24amDrinks company Diageo PLC says rising spirits consumption in the U.S. helped its profit in the year to end-June to swell by 28 percent to 2.48 billion pounds ($3.79 billion).
07/31/2013 5:26amKodak is providing a clearer picture of its post-reorganization management plans, saying that CEO Antonio Perez will likely be replaced in the first year after it emerges from bankruptcy protection.
07/31/2013 5:49amSiemens appointed finance chief Joe Kaeser as its new chief executive on Wednesday, handing a manager with over 30 years' experience at the industrial conglomerate the task of improving its fortunes after missed profit targets led to the departure of predecessor Peter Loescher.
07/31/2013 6:32amThe government says the U.S. economy grew at a much faster pace last year than previously estimated. The revised growth figures signal a more sustainable economic recovery and help explain why job growth has accelerated this year.
07/31/2013 7:26amMastercard, the payments processing company, reported a 19 percent increase in its second-quarter profit as more people worldwide used its debit and credit cards to make payments.
07/31/2013 8:23amBattery and consumer products maker Energizer Holdings Inc. says it is buying feminine care brands including Stayfree, Carefree and o.b. from Johnson & Johnson for $185 million in cash.
07/31/2013 8:46amThe nation's crude oil supplies increased last week, the government said Wednesday.
07/31/2013 12:10pmThe Federal Reserve's chief policymaking group, the Federal Open Market Committee, has vast power over the economy through its ability to set monetary policy.
07/31/2013 12:35pmGetting people on and off an airplane quickly is so complicated that even an astrophysicist couldn't figure it out.
07/31/2013 1:11pmThe Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with diabetes about the recall of 62 million glucose test strips used to measure blood sugar levels.
07/31/2013 1:15pmFederal regulators said Wednesday that 14,000 sets of ladybug-themed kids' outdoor furniture are being recalled due to excessive levels of lead paint.
07/31/2013 2:14pmA federal judge has struck down a rule setting a cap on the fees that banks can charge merchants for handling debit card purchases. He said the Federal Reserve didn't have the authority to set the limit the way it did in 2011, improperly including data that made the cap too high.
07/31/2013 2:15pmThe Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with diabetes about a recall of up to 62 million glucose test strips used to measure blood sugar levels that can show incorrect, abnormally high blood sugar readings.
07/31/2013 2:53pmIBM says federal regulators are looking into how the company reports sales for its cloud-computing business.
07/31/2013 3:06pmStock in Air Products and Chemicals hit an all-time high Wednesday after Bill Ackman's Pershing Square revealed that it had taken nearly a 10 percent stake in the industrial gas supplier.
07/31/2013 3:10pmAfter a nearly three-year battle with South African regulators, DuPont Co. said Wednesday that it has completed the purchase of a majority stake in South Africa's Pannar Seed. The deal greatly expands the chemical and seed company's access to new markets, and will help it boost research efforts and seed availability for farmers in Africa.
07/31/2013 4:39pmIt's often the most daunting and emotionally taxing item on one's financial to-do list: Buying a home.
07/31/2013 5:00pmThe Southern Co. utility said Wednesday that it took a $297 million after-tax loss on a Mississippi power plant and abandoned its attempt to raise its budget for a nuclear plant in Georgia.
07/31/2013 5:34pmPresident Barack Obama is nominating Sarah Bloom Raskin, a member of the Federal Reserve board, to the second-highest position at the Treasury Department.
07/31/2013 7:20pmTwo large hospital operators paid kickbacks to clinics that directed expectant mothers living in the country illegally to their hospitals and filed fraudulent Medicaid claims on those patients, a federal whistleblower lawsuit unsealed Wednesday said.