10/08/2013 4:37amThe U.S. and 11 other nations negotiating an Asia-Pacific free trade pact said Tuesday they are on track to agree a comprehensive deal before the year's end.
10/08/2013 5:56amBritain's government launched on Tuesday a 12 billion-pound ($19 billion) program to help first-time homebuyers, a landmark plan that tries to offset banks' reluctance to lend but which critics argue could create a new property bubble.
10/08/2013 8:14amShares of J.C. Penney Co. got a boost Tuesday after the struggling department store chain said that a key sales barometer improved in September from August and it expects that it will have ample liquidity at year end.
10/08/2013 8:43amThe International Monetary Fund on Wednesday cut its global economic growth forecasts and warned that the U.S. would harm the world economy if it fails to raise its borrowing limit.
10/08/2013 9:40amVENI VIDI VICI: An Italian court has banned beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev from using the Budweiser trademark in that country, and allowed the state-owned Czech brewery Budejovicky Budvar to return to the Italian market with its Budweiser Budvar lager.
10/08/2013 10:17amPALESTINIAN ECONOMIC PAIN: The World Bank said that Palestinians could expand their struggling economy by a third and slash their budget deficit in half if Israel allowed them to use West Bank territory that is now largely off-limits.
10/08/2013 10:40amSUBWAY STRIKE: The Lisbon subway closed Tuesday for the fourth time this year as striking workers protest against austerity measures linked to Portugal's $105.7 billion bailout.
10/08/2013 10:47amHere's the scariest thing about the looming deadline to raise the U.S. government's borrowing limit: No one knows precisely what will happen if the limit is breached.
10/08/2013 1:15pmSEEING NO EVIL: Half the world's top exporters are doing little or nothing at all to investigate or prosecute multinational companies found using bribes in foreign markets, an anti-corruption watchdog says.
10/08/2013 4:02pmTreasury Secretary Jacob Lew held a conference call Tuesday with members of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to discuss the deadline for raising the nation's borrowing limit.
10/08/2013 4:47pmThe government forecast Tuesday that most households will pay more for heat this winter. Heating oil users will catch a slight break, but still pay near-record prices to keep warm.
10/08/2013 10:02pmFord's luxury Lincoln brand spent most of this year reintroducing itself to American buyers. Now, it's taking on Lexus in a new bid to get noticed.
10/08/2013 11:15pmWal-Mart Stores says it has ended its joint ventures with an Indian partner and has put plans to open its own retail stores on hold until Indian regulations ease.