12/12/2013 3:22amCo-operative Group, the British mutual, has appointed a former Treasury minister to oversee a review of governance at its banking unit, whose former chairman resigned amid allegations of drug use.
12/12/2013 4:03amExxon Mobil says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price on pollution.
12/12/2013 7:33amFinnish utility Fortum Corp. is selling its electricity distribution sector in Finland to international and Finnish investors for 2.55 billion euros ($3.51 billion) and is preparing for the possible sale of similar businesses in Sweden and Norway.
12/12/2013 9:39amGeneral Motors says it has sold its 8.5 percent stake in Ally Financial for about $900 million.
12/12/2013 9:49amAbout 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds.
12/12/2013 10:04amAs one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.
12/12/2013 10:05amNew cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
12/12/2013 10:17amDorito dust may be the new salt for more restaurant chains.
12/12/2013 11:09amMore than two dozen state prosecutors are asking the Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its approval of a powerful new painkiller called Zohydro, saying that the narcotic pill could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
12/12/2013 11:16amLululemon's image problems are starting to take a toll on its business, the yoga clothing seller's executives acknowledged Thursday.
12/12/2013 12:28pmAutomaker Volkswagen said Thursday it was replacing the head of its U.S. division, which has struggled to reach sales goals.
12/12/2013 12:30pmMerrill Lynch has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.
12/12/2013 12:31pmIt's December, the malls are bustling and "Sale" signs are everywhere. Good time to grab the deals? Not so fast.
12/12/2013 12:49pmAmerica's top auto safety regulator is stepping down.
12/12/2013 2:08pmFord Motor Co. says it will hire more than 11,000 people in the U.S. and Asia next year to support an aggressive rollout of new vehicles.
12/12/2013 3:10pmIt's a suite day for Hilton investors.
12/12/2013 3:13pmMany Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
12/12/2013 3:54pmAfter years of sticking with plain-vanilla bond funds, investors are starting to turn their backs on them and opt for stocks instead. The move isn't big enough to be the "great rotation" from bonds to stocks that many experts predicted -- it's more of a good rotation -- but fund managers say more is on the way.
12/12/2013 4:02pmA panel of federal health advisers has overwhelmingly backed the benefits of an experimental diabetes drug that uses a new method to reduce blood sugar, setting aside previous concerns about the pill's safety.
12/12/2013 4:06pmShares of Aramark Holdings Corp. rose Thursday after the seller of food and drinks at stadiums, hospitals and corporate offices raised $725 million in its initial public offering.
12/12/2013 4:46pmUnited Technologies Corp. is forecasting earnings just shy of Wall Street's forecast.
12/12/2013 5:55pmCoca-Cola is shuffling its executive ranks and organizational structure at its North America business, which has struggled with a decline in soda sales.
12/12/2013 6:04pmThe struggle for control of the shuttered Brennan's Restaurant in New Orleans has taken a new turn: A federal appeals court has issued a ruling that essentially puts Theodore "Ted" Brennan and his daughter in charge _ reversing a lower court ruling in favor of Ted's brother, Owen "Pip" Brennan.
12/12/2013 9:14pmAmerican Airlines, fresh out of bankruptcy and newly merged with US Airways, said Thursday that it will buy 90 new regional jets from Brazil's Embraer S.A. and Canada's Bombardier Inc. and use them to replace smaller, less fuel-efficient planes.