01/23/2014 1:06amHyundai Motor Co. said its fourth-quarter profit increased 13 percent over a year earlier thanks to higher overseas sales.
01/23/2014 1:41amThe Swiss government is doubling the amount of capital banks must hold against residential mortgage risks as it tries to prevent the country's property market from overheating.
01/23/2014 2:29amThe Lincoln Navigator, a hulking holdout from the era of bling and cheap gas, is getting a fresh face.
01/23/2014 8:26amShares of Santander Consumer USA are rising in their New York Stock Exchange trading debut after the auto loan financing company's initial public offering raised $1.8 billion.
01/23/2014 9:23amIs Yellow ready for its close-up?
01/23/2014 10:04amIt's been a rough start of the year for fliers.
01/23/2014 11:07amThe Treasury Department announced Thursday that it will auction a new Treasury security with variable interest rates next week. It will be the first new Treasury security offered in 17 years.
01/23/2014 11:16amUnion Pacific reported a 13 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit Thursday as strong grain, automotive and industrial shipments offset a 10 percent drop in loads of coal.
01/23/2014 11:34amYoung Americans from low-income families are as likely to move into the ranks of the affluent today as those born in the 1970s, according to a report by several top academic experts on inequality.
01/23/2014 11:58amILL TIDINGS: Sales slumped in Nokia's handset business during the quarter as its Lumia smartphones failed to draw business away from larger competitors like Apple and Samsung. Microsoft is buying the unit for $7.2 billion.
01/23/2014 12:22pmANOTHER LOOK: The Food and Drug Administration is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soda and other foods, even though previous research has shown no identifiable health risk.
01/23/2014 1:16pmThe parent of United Airlines said Thursday that it earned $140 million in the fourth quarter, as more passengers flew and paid more for their tickets. The airline's fuel bill also shrank.
01/23/2014 1:39pmClearstream Banking SA, a division of a German securities exchange, has agreed to pay $152 million to settle U.S. government claims that it allowed Iran to skirt U.S. sanctions by providing the country access to the American banking system.
01/23/2014 2:13pmU.S. health regulators said Thursday they are barring imported drugs from an overseas factory operated by Ranbaxy Laboratories, India's largest drugmaker, due to quality control violations.
01/23/2014 2:41pmSouthwest Airlines Co. made more money in the fourth quarter thanks to a lower fuel bill and higher average fares.
01/23/2014 2:52pmSOARING PROFIT: Southwest Airlines Co. reported fourth-quarter net income of $212 million, nearly triple from a year earlier. The results beat Wall Street forecasts.
01/23/2014 2:58pmREADY TO RECONNECT: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told world leaders Thursday his country is ready to do business and honor a deal to curb its nuclear program, indicating Tehran's willingness to engage the global community.
01/23/2014 3:17pmHealthcare services company McKesson said Thursday it has acquired its rival German drug distributor Celesio through acquiring Celesio assets from other investors, rescuing a deal that appeared to have failed.
01/23/2014 3:25pmGeneral Motors Co.'s new CEO, Mary Barra, says she will largely keep in place the plans of her predecessor, from a restructuring in Europe to a focus on improving profit margins. But she hopes to accelerate that progress.
01/23/2014 3:48pmMcDonald's is losing customers, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to attract diners with its higher-priced sandwiches and new offerings like Mighty Wings.
01/23/2014 3:49pmSUSPENDED: A U.S. judge has ruled the China branches of global accounting firms should be barred from providing audits for U.S.-traded companies in a dispute that might force major corporate names such as oil giant PetroChina and search engine Baidu to withdraw from American stock exchanges.
01/23/2014 4:09pmWatch out for exploding toilets.
01/23/2014 4:35pmStarbucks says its quarterly profit rose by 25 percent as it benefited from lower coffee costs and stronger sales around the world.
01/23/2014 4:39pmThe Ecuadorean airline Tame suspended on Thursday its once-daily flights to and from Venezuela until that country's cash-strapped government pays it $43 million owed for ticket sales.
01/23/2014 5:21pmDiscover Financial Services' net income jumped 11 percent in the last three months of 2013, as users of its namesake credit card and other loan services stepped up borrowing and the company set aside less money to cover potential loan losses.