10/09/2013 1:02amThe Federal Reserve's decision last month to maintain the size of its economic stimulus was a shocker. Just about everyone expected a pullback in its bond purchases, which have helped keep loan rates low.
10/09/2013 3:48amThe European Commission has approved Aegean Airline's takeover of rival Olympic Air _ even though it will leave Greece with a single dominant airline _ because it thinks Olympic Air cannot survive on its own.
10/09/2013 4:08amNordic paper maker Stora Enso Oyj says its earnings in the third quarter were above expectations thanks to an improvement in the renewable packaging sector, wood supply and investments.
10/09/2013 4:44amGerman luxury automaker BMW says sales rose 6.7 percent in September thanks to stronger demand in the United States and Asia.
10/09/2013 4:48amFord'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.
10/09/2013 8:02amStock certificates issued by The Walt Disney Company are heading off to Never Never Land.
10/09/2013 9:36amThe federal government shutdown could leave America's craft brewers with a serious hangover.
10/09/2013 9:39amA U.S. debt default in the event that a politically divided Congress fails to raise the federal borrowing limit would imperil the entire global economic recovery, a senior International Monetary Fund official warned Wednesday.
10/09/2013 10:00amShares of LDR Holding climbed Wednesday after the surgical implant maker's initial public offering raised $75 million before expenses.
10/09/2013 10:23amTHE EVENT: The Busan International Film Festival is one of the most important events in the Asian film industry, drawing more than 200,000 visitors last year.
10/09/2013 10:44amShelley Mortensen has considered becoming a member of the Junior League for several years. Yet each time she looks into it, she hesitates.
10/09/2013 10:49amShares of QTS Realty Trust are jumping 4 percent in their trading debut.
10/09/2013 11:31amPLENTY OF BLAME: An Associated Press-GfK poll found that 62 percent of Americans place the brunt of the blame for the partial government shutdown on Republicans, but about half also said President Barack Obama or the Democrats in Congress bear much responsibility.
10/09/2013 12:05pmThe challenges for Janet Yellen if she becomes the next Federal Reserve chair will require both the steely intellect and the personable style that many attribute to her.
10/09/2013 12:27pmFord remains on track to bring its Lincoln luxury brand to China by the end of 2014.
10/09/2013 2:16pmToyota is lowering the price of the Prius plug-in hybrid.
10/09/2013 3:18pmJanet Yellen, the White House's choice to lead the Federal Reserve starting next year, is known as a meticulous perfectionist, an unusually accurate prognosticator and a firm believer in the use of Fed policy to reduce unemployment.
10/09/2013 3:35pmDisney's paper stock certificates are heading off to Never Never Land.
10/09/2013 4:17pmThe U.S. keeps stumbling from one budget crisis to another, but the damage never sticks.
10/09/2013 6:55pmFidelity Investments, the nation's largest money market mutual fund manager, has sold all of its short-term U.S. government debt _ the latest sign that investors are increasingly nervous about the possibility of a government default.
10/09/2013 9:19pmFive months after the New Zealand government launched an asset-sales program with the IPO of a 49 percent stake in a power company, the company says it will buy back some of its own shares.
10/09/2013 10:22pmA small Utah County company is about to make big strides in the automobile industry. They've put a new spin on electric vehicles, and this week scored a $20 million contract to take their idea to the next level.
10/09/2013 11:55pmChina has achieved another world-beating status its leaders don't want: Biggest oil importer.