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Europe is turning to a new tool to catch ship operators skirting pollution limits: emissions-sniffing drones.
Orders for long-lasting goods rose in October, a sign demand for manufactured products could be firming after falling for most of the year.
U.S. consumer spending grew only slowly in October while Americans stepped up their savings, a sign of caution among households that could weigh on the economy heading into the final months of the year.
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits decreased last week, a healthily signal for the labor market.
For a decade, Takata employees in the U.S. raised concerns internally about misleading testing reports on air bags that later became prone to explosions.
This Thanksgiving, a host of startups, plus e-commerce titan Amazon.com, are offering to deliver a last-minute bottle of wine, a bag of stuffing mix or a DVD, in an hour or less.
Rosneft’s third-quarter net profit was based on a large foreign-currency gain, after the company posted zero profit for the same period last year.
The Justice Department is investigating whether Comcast’s business practices in the $5 billion cable advertising-sales market violate federal antitrust law.
Deere & Co. said fourth-quarter revenue tumbled and warned sales would continue to slide next year amid lower demand for its farm equipment.
Nine of the Fed’s 12 regional reserve banks in October called for an increase in the central bank’s interest rate on discount-window loans, the latest sign that the Fed may be getting closer to raising short-term rates.
LafargeHolcim plans to raise to raise 3.5 billion Swiss francs ($3.5 billion) next year from selling off cement assets around the world as the recently merged Franco-Swiss building-materials group reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter profit and sales..
Sony said that it has sold more than 30 million PlayStation 4 videogame consoles, two years after the launch of the system that has sold faster than any of its predecessors.
HP Inc., fresh off its split in early November, gave profit outlooks below Wall Street’s expectations for its first quarter as a public company, sending shares lower.
Profits at U.S. companies during the third quarter posted their largest annual decline since the recession, underscoring the competitive pressure from a strong dollar and weak global demand that could limit businesses’ ability to support stronger economic growth in the coming months.
While most department stores set their own hours, the small shops that line mall hallways tend to follow the lead of their landlords, which take their cues from chains like J.C. Penney and Macy’s.
Being a follower can boost a senior manager’s career, but betting on a superstar boss’s next success can be risky.
The space company backed by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos announced a historic coup with a test flight of a fully reusable rocket.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it approved Eli Lilly’s drug to treat a form of the most common type of lung cancer.
Albertsons is buying back 33 stores the government required it to sell when it acquired rival Safeway earlier this year, a highly unusual development approved by a judge that highlights a misfire by U.S. antitrust enforcers.
A U.S. investigation into potential foreign bribery by Wal-Mart Stores has unearthed evidence of possible misconduct by the retailer in Brazil, after investigators found little to support the sweeping allegations involving Mexico that initially prompted the probe.