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The eurozone’s heavy reliance on exports leaves the region vulnerable as emerging markets stumble.
As sales growth slows in China and other big markets, luxury-goods makers are seeking to cash in on patches of new wealth in often-unexpected parts of India, where there is a growing appetite for luxury brands.
A race to shore up funding for the $27 billion Yamal LNG energy project in the Russian Arctic has emerged as a test of Moscow’s ability to weather Western sanctions.
Google rebuffed the European Union’s demand that it change the way it ranks online comparison-shopping services in its search results, setting up a potentially drawn-out legal battle.
After months of forewarning by the Federal Reserve that it is preparing to raise short-term interest rates, some international officials have a message: Get on with it already.
At BMW’s annual results presentation in March, former Chief Executive Norbert Reithofer warned of a coming slowdown in China. These days his prediction seems optimistic.
The Chinese affiliate of Uber is close to securing about $1 billion in new funding from investors in the region, part of the ride-hailing company’s rivalry with deep-pocketed Chinese rival Didi Kuaidi.
Brazil’s big bet on China is turning sour as the Asian country’s once voracious appetite for Brazilian exports dims.
Wannabe mermaids are strapping on monofins and taking to pools and beaches around the world. A school for mermaids in Spain teaches students how to do flips and dives.
Consumer, business and government spending helped propel better-than-expected U.S. growth in the second quarter.
McDonald’s and Tyson Foods severed ties with a Tennessee poultry farm after an animal-rights group released video footage from the facility that showed chickens being stabbed, clubbed and crushed to death.
A Delaware judge ordered Dole Food’s chief executive and a former official to pay shareholders $148 million, ruling that CEO David Murdock’s 2013 buyout undervalued the fruit grower.
Pernod Ricard took a hefty write-down on its struggling Absolut vodka brand, leading to a 15% drop in fiscal full-year profit.
The FDA approved Amgen’s cholesterol-lowering drug on Thursday, teeing up a rivalry with a similar treatment that was approved just weeks earlier.
Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 8.5% stake in mining-and-energy giant Freeport-McMoRan on Thursday, saying its shares are undervalued and that he plans to talk with management about costs.
Contract workers and other temporary employees will be able to more easily unionize following a landmark ruling Thursday by a U.S. federal labor regulator.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will require trucks to stick to a schedule when picking up containers, the latest proposal to fight congestion.
Sprint said it would give away a free year of wireless service to DirecTV subscribers who switch to the carrier—a direct attack on AT&T Inc., which recently completed a $49 billion acquisition of the satellite TV provider.
GameStop said its earnings rose 2.8% as the videogame retailer’s efforts to expand its product lines helped buoy sales but raised costs for the quarter ended in August.