10/01/2013 5:23amGerman carmaker BMW is recalling 176,000 vehicles over a problem with the power brake system.
10/01/2013 8:00amTHE DEAL: Campbell Soup said it's selling its European simple meals business to private equity firm CVC Capital for 400 million euros ($542 million).
10/01/2013 8:57amThe U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission says its enforcement director, David Meister, is leaving the agency this month.
10/01/2013 10:22amSunlight is free, but if you use it to make electricity your power company wants you to pay.
10/01/2013 11:02amMORE REDUCTIONS: Drugmaker Merck & Co. said Tuesday it plans to cut another 8,500 jobs in addition to a total of 7,500 cuts it had previously announced but hasn't carried out.
10/01/2013 11:17amTHE PERFORMANCE: Walgreen Co. said its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings soared 86 percent. It earned $657 million, or 69 cents per share, in the August quarter , up from $353 million, or 39 cents per share, a year ago. Adjusted earnings totaled 73 cents per share. Revenue climbed 5 percent to $17.94 billion.
10/01/2013 2:31pmThe fast-food chain Hardee's is expanding into the Northeast with a plan to open about 200 new restaurants in the next five years.
10/01/2013 2:57pmVisitors arrived to find "CLOSED" signs at the Statue of Liberty, the Smithsonian and other parks and historic sites across the country. Callers looking for help from the government reached only voicemail. And federal employees were left to wonder when they would return to work.
10/01/2013 3:03pmMerck & Co. plans to cut another 8,500 jobs as the drugmaker continues its struggle with competition from cheaper generic medications that have squeezed the pharmaceutical industry for several quarters now.
10/01/2013 3:07pmLorillard Inc., the nation's third-biggest tobacco company, has acquired U.K.-based electronic cigarette maker SKYCIG for 30 million pounds (about $49 million) to expand its global presence in the fast-growing business.
10/01/2013 3:09pmCampbell Soup Co. is selling its European simple meals business to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for 400 million euros ($542 million).
10/01/2013 3:10pmHyundai is offering to defer new-car payments for 800,000 workers who have been furloughed due to the partial U.S. government shutdown.
10/01/2013 3:45pmSunTrust Banks Inc. has agreed to a $65 million settlement with Freddie Mac over claims on home loans it sold to the government-controlled mortgage finance company.
10/01/2013 3:52pmNewspaper publisher Lee Enterprises Inc. says it has cut its debt to $847.5 million, two years ahead of a schedule outlined in its reorganization plan.
10/01/2013 4:35pmA bid by Archer Daniels Midland Company for $20 million in state tax breaks as it decides whether to keep its global headquarters in Illinois drew criticism Tuesday from some state lawmakers, one of whom likened the agribusiness' strategy to blackmail.
10/01/2013 5:19pmThe Texas attorney general added his support to the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, reversing a position he took six weeks ago when he joined a federal lawsuit aimed at blocking the deal.
10/01/2013 5:56pmTreasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that he has now begun using all the extraordinary measures at his disposal to avoid hitting the debt ceiling.
10/01/2013 10:31pmUtah farmers are helping to feed China by sending massive amounts of hay overseas. But some critics say those farmers are essentially shipping our precious water over there as well, in the form of this water-intensive crop.