01/16/2014 4:26amBig box retailer Carrefour posted solid gains in 2013, as sales grew in Latin America and Asia, rebounded in Spain and France _ two of its biggest markets _ and a turnaround plan took firm hold in the fourth quarter of the year.
01/16/2014 4:43amA top European Union court has struck down a bid by German manufacturer Steiff seeking trademark protection for its characteristic buttoning of its logo into the ear of its teddy bears and other soft toys.
01/16/2014 6:35amThe European Parliament has approved the nomination of a German central bank official to serve on the top leadership body of the European Central Bank.
01/16/2014 8:02amThe parent company of the Chuck. E. Cheese restaurant chain has agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management for about $950 million.
01/16/2014 10:05amUnitedHealth Group's fourth-quarter earnings jumped 15 percent to edge above expectations, as the nation's largest health insurer added millions of customers and booked a sizeable gain from a business that doesn't sell insurance.
01/16/2014 10:05amThe Treasury Department announced Thursday it plans to sell 410,000 shares of Ally Financial for $3 billion as part of its ongoing effort to recoup the costs of the $700 billion financial bailout.
01/16/2014 10:19amEuropean Parliament leaders are threatening to hold up the legislation establishing a common authority to restructure or shut down failing banks.
01/16/2014 10:44amTURNAROUND STORY: Big-box retailer Carrefour posted solid gains in 2013, as sales grew in Latin America and Asia, rebounded in Spain and France _ two of its biggest markets _ and a turnaround plan took firm hold in the fourth quarter of the year.
01/16/2014 10:45amEND OF THE TUNNEL: The European car market has endured its longest slump ever with a sixth straight year of contraction in 2013, but an unexpected surge in December sales may signal the beginning of a recovery.
01/16/2014 11:34amCSX warned that it will be more difficult to reach its own profit targets for double-digit growth over the next two years because of ongoing weakness in demand for coal and because last year's results included several large, but one-time benefits.
01/16/2014 11:40amThe sluggish environment for trading in bonds and other securities last year brought a 21 percent drop in Goldman Sachs' fourth-quarter profit. The company has been reducing costs to help offset the decline.
01/16/2014 12:10pmA race-worthy Corvette, a sumptuous Mercedes C-Class and other glitzy new models caught the eye at this year's North American International Auto Show, but larger trends in the auto industry were also on display.
01/16/2014 12:30pmIn his final public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke took a moment to reflect on the 2008 financial crisis and compared it to surviving a bad car crash.
01/16/2014 12:36pmJohnson & Johnson said Thursday that it's been offered $4.15 billion by The Carlyle Group for its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business, a year after J&J began reviewing strategic options for the blood-testing unit as part of a routine pruning of its extensive family of businesses.
01/16/2014 2:39pmCitigroup's fourth-quarter profit fell short of analysts' expectations as its bond and mortgage businesses weakened.
01/16/2014 2:42pmGoldman Sachs reported Thursday that its fourth-quarter profit dropped 21 percent as revenue from mortgages and trading in bonds and other securities weakened.
01/16/2014 3:08pmBest Buy said Thursday it had disappointing sales during the holiday shopping season, raising concerns about the consumer electronic retailer's ability to turn around its business.
01/16/2014 3:38pmFollowing claims made against NuSkin by the main propaganda machine of China's Communist Party, the company's stock has plunged and an investigation of its operations has been launched.
01/16/2014 3:55pmCapital One Financial Corp. says its fourth-quarter profit rose 2 percent, even as income earned from loans declined.
01/16/2014 3:58pmNeiman Marcus Group Ltd. said that customers' Social Security numbers and birthdates to its knowledge were not stolen in a security breach that happened over the holiday season.