01/15/2014 1:26amThe North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews. It opens to the public Jan. 18.
01/15/2014 1:32amGeneral Motors Co. said Tuesday that it will resume paying a quarterly dividend for the first time in nearly six years and named a new CFO.
01/15/2014 5:07amPresident Barack Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration, according to a White House official.
01/15/2014 5:31amPortugal's government debt agency said Wednesday it plans to raise up to 13 billion euros ($17.7 billion) from bond sales this year as the country recovers from a financial crisis that forced it to ask for a bailout.
01/15/2014 7:00amU.S. wholesale prices increased in December, pushed up by rising gasoline prices and energy costs. But overall inflation remained mild.
01/15/2014 7:39amFord's money-losing European business saw sales fall 2.1 percent last year in a tough market where unemployment and a slow recovery are holding back buyers.
01/15/2014 8:09amBank of America Corp. said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit jumped from a year earlier, as the loans on the bank's balance sheet continued to improve.
01/15/2014 12:30pmGeneral Motors Co. said Wednesday it expects a modest gain in pretax profits this year as global sales growth slows.
01/15/2014 12:30pmEight times a year, the Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book, a snapshot of business conditions in each of the Fed's 12 regional bank districts. The findings are all anecdotal; there are no numbers. The Beige Book is updated two weeks before each meeting of the Fed's policymaking meeting in Washington.
01/15/2014 12:52pmIn a story Jan. 14 about holiday sales, The Associated Press reported erroneously the full name of a yoga-inspired clothing company. It's Lululemon Athletica, not Lululemon Athleta.
01/15/2014 1:06pmFord Motor Co. is recalling 27,933 Edge crossovers in the U.S. because a damper in the fuel line could crack and cause fuel leaks.
01/15/2014 1:55pmThe head of the International Monetary Fund warned policymakers on Wednesday to avoid mistakes that could derail a fragile global recovery.
01/15/2014 1:56pmAmericans apparently like smearing their foods with chocolatey spreads.
01/15/2014 2:02pmIf you notice some air bubbles and stray cheese on your Pizza Hut pie crust, it's not an accident. It's all part of an effort to appear more "authentic."
01/15/2014 2:07pmA Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth remained healthy in most U.S. regions in late November and December, helped by gains in consumer spending and factory output.
01/15/2014 3:03pmThe pilots and some passengers on a plane that made an extraordinary landing on the Hudson River marked the fifth anniversary of that remarkable event on Wednesday, giving thanks to those who kept everyone who was on that flight alive.
01/15/2014 3:10pmA panel of federal experts has recommended approval for an experimental blood thinner from Merck despite serious side effects including internal bleeding.
01/15/2014 3:40pmThree of the nation's biggest banks _ JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo _ are benefiting from growing deposits, fewer bad loans and higher investment banking fees.
01/15/2014 3:52pmThe woman nominated to be the next head of the Small Business Administration has spent decades working with small companies and did a stint in state government.
01/15/2014 3:54pmMarried couples represent the majority of homebuyers, but more couples are teaming up to buy a home before they get hitched. If they ever do.
01/15/2014 4:58pmStruggling department-store operator J.C. Penney announced it will cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 underperforming stores as it tries to get back on the path to profitability.
01/15/2014 4:58pmAmerican Airlines and US Airways will drop year-round, daily nonstop flights from Washington's Reagan National Airport to Detroit, San Diego and 15 other cities because of the deal they made to win government approval of their merger.
01/15/2014 5:08pmCSX railroad's fourth-quarter profit declined 5 percent as coal demand remained weak, but the volumes it hauled grew as the economy improved.