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Brazil’s government plans to sue mining giants Vale SA, BHP Billiton Ltd. and their joint venture Samarco Mineração SA for $5.3 billion in response to a catastrophic dam failure earlier this month, officials said.
Ford Motor Co. is ditching its “Friends & Neighbors” sales campaign after the insider-pricing promotion failed to live up to expectations.
Wal-Mart and Neiman Marcus suffered website problems during the Black Friday shopping spree, throwing a wrench in to some shoppers’ plans to avoid long lines by grabbing deals online.
Millions of Americans left their Thanksgiving meals to hit stores across the country in an annual shopping ritual, but the crowds on early Black Friday morning were thinner than years past at some malls and shopping districts.
Chinese nationals are the top foreign buyers of U.S. homes, but in recent weeks they have started to pull back, scared off by their country’s stock slump and weakening economy.
Engines from Volkswagen’s luxury brand Audi have been implicated in the German car maker’s emissions crisis.
China’s SZ DJI Technology is setting its sights on the agriculture industry with the launch of a crop sprayer that will test whether farming is fertile ground for drone technology.
Sales of newly built homes rose in October, leaving the housing market on track for its best year since 2007.
The company approved a $1.9 billion bauxite project in northeastern Australia, bucking a trend among resources majors that have largely iced new mines.
A possible tax on drinks with added sugar threatens to compound woes for beverage companies already wrestling with a slowdown in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would increase spending on social programs and raise the minimum wage as he tries to jump-start the flagging economy.
Before bargain-hunters entered stores on Thanksgiving, Target employees were busy inside shipping out online orders. The strategy provides a test for how retailers hope to thwart Amazon.
Toshiba Corp. said it is considering selling part of its semiconductor business to raise financing in response to a drawn-out accounting scandal.
Chesapeake CEO Doug Lawler has spent the past two years trying to turn around an icon of the U.S. energy boom in turmoil financially, operationally and culturally.
A ship owned by the world’s largest dredging company, CCCC Dredging, was seen in surveillance photos of the disputed Spratly Islands.
Samsung BioLogics said it would construct a new facility in South Korea that will double its production capacity and make it the world’s largest contract drug maker.
Anticipation is rising among blacklisted Myanmar companies and American business groups that the U.S. will ease economic sanctions, following positive reviews from Washington of recent elections.
JetBlue Airways has devised a pilot-training program for novice fliers, seeking to demonstrate to regulators that students can attain proficiency more quickly than current rules allow.
The biggest banks in the U.S. are making far fewer loans to small businesses than they did a decade ago, ceding market share to alternative lenders that charge significantly higher rates.