02/19/2014 3:04amPolicymakers at the Bank of England voted unanimously at their last meeting to keep the key interest rate at the record low of 0.5 percent, buoyed by a strengthening economy and subdued inflation.
02/19/2014 4:36amLoss-making French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen is getting a 3 billion euro lifeline backed by Chinese investors and the French government in a deal that will see the company's founding family hand over control after more than two centuries at the helm.
02/19/2014 6:06amCarlsberg says it expects beer sales to fall this year in western Europe and Russia, but continue to grow in Asia.
02/19/2014 7:09amThe Czech brewery Budvar says a Portuguese trade court has ruled that it will have the exclusive rights to the Budweiser trademark in the country, canceling the rights owned by rival Anheuser-Busch InBev.
02/19/2014 7:21amU.S. home construction fell in January for a second month but the weakness in both months reflected severe winter weather in many parts of the country. The expectation is that housing will deliver another year of solid gains, helped by an improving economy.
02/19/2014 7:31amThe cost of producing goods and services in the United States rose slightly in January, with higher food prices partly offset by cheaper gas. Overall, inflation remains mild.
02/19/2014 7:55amVolkswagen's top workers' representative says he won't give up the fight for unionization at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
02/19/2014 8:22amMarlboro maker Altria Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to expand its MarkTen electronic cigarette brand nationally in the second quarter.
02/19/2014 9:12amBarbie probably boasts the most diverse resume in history. And after sailing through 150 careers, her newest gig is an entrepreneur.
02/19/2014 9:54amInfant formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition said its Chinese subsidiary may have violated U.S. and local laws, including anti-bribery statutes.
02/19/2014 11:06amWhen the wind chill in Chicago hit minus 40 on Jan. 6, Dogs Deserve It shut down. It was too cold outside for the dog walking service's four-legged clients and its employees.
02/19/2014 12:00pmA U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s $767 million settlement with Freddie Mac _ an agreement that releases hundreds of millions of dollars to return to the failed investment bank's creditors.
02/19/2014 12:21pmSince the Great Recession ended 4 1/2 years ago, Americans have struggled with high unemployment, static pay and a slow economy. Yet they've had one thing in their favor: low inflation.
02/19/2014 1:41pmFederal Reserve officials agreed at their January meeting that further gradual reductions in their stimulus would be appropriate as long as the economy keeps improving.
02/19/2014 2:43pmTax Day is less than two months away. Are you ready?
02/19/2014 2:49pmTennessee officials promoting a 6-square-mile "mega site" outside Memphis say it would be ideally suited for a new auto assembly plant _ even if its workers are represented by the United Auto Workers union.
02/19/2014 4:07pmAll the single ladies: Put your hands up.
02/19/2014 4:14pmMarriott International said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter net income fell 17 percent after the hotel company shortened its quarter.
02/19/2014 4:22pmSbarro Inc. says it's closing 155 of its U.S. locations, mostly in mall food courts where traffic has declined.
02/19/2014 4:30pmSafeway says it's in talks to possibly put itself up for sale.
02/19/2014 4:34pmHistorically low inflation has taken hold across the developed world, from the United States to Europe to Japan.
02/19/2014 4:38pmClothing chain Gap says it will raise the minimum hourly wage for its U.S. employees to $10 in 2015.
02/19/2014 4:56pmVirgin America says it will grow at Reagan National Airport by gaining landing rights from American Airlines.