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McDonald's plans a marketing push to emphasize its fresh-cooked breakfasts as it battles growing competition for the morning meal. The fast-food chain said its profit for the first three months of the year dropped 5.2% as it worked to revive its U.S. sales growth.
Strong international sales of Harley-Davidson motorcycles made up for a weaker showing in the U.S. in the first quarter.
A coming departure of auto industry outsiders at big car makers including Ford's Alan Mulally reflects the business's return to financial health after a period of crisis.
Five years after their inception, the browser-based laptops inch toward replacing PCs and Macs.
AT&T's sales rose to start the year, as the carrier added more subscribers and increasingly sold mobile devices like the iPhone at full price.
Omnicom CEO John Wren said it is uncertain when the global advertising giant's proposed $35 billion merger with Publicis will be completed, citing unexpected tax issues that could potentially derail the deal.
France's Treasury chief, Ramon Fernandez, is in line to become Telecom Orange's new chief financial officer, as Chief Executive Stéphane Richard moves to put a new team in place to lead the telecom company during his second term.
Charter could acquire nearly four million extra subscribers in a two-stage deal under discussion with Comcast, in what would represent a consolation prize for Charter's nearly yearlong pursuit of Time Warner Cable.
Lockheed Martin raised its 2014 earnings guidance and continued its funneling of cash to shareholders as buybacks soared to $1.1 billion during the first quarter.
BP PLC is selling stakes in four Alaskan North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp Energy Co., ratcheting down its investment in a region it helped pioneer as the oil company seeks to raise cash.
GM's global vehicle engineering chief, John Calabrese, is leaving and his duties are being split in new fallout from the auto maker's ignition-switch recall and internal probe.
Amgen said its first-quarter earnings fell 25% on higher costs that masked the biopharmaceutical company's revenue growth.
MEXICO CITY—Retailer Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB said its first-quarter net profit fell 4.5% from a year before as higher expenses offset a modest increase in sales.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered a major health system in northwest Ohio to unwind its merger with a local hospital as antitrust authorities step up scrutiny of hospital deals.
A Duke Energy executive told a North Carolina environmental commission that plans outlined by the utility to address coal-ash in the state are estimated to cost about $2 billion to $2.5 billion.
A former Celgene executive, John Lazorchak, was sentenced to 16 months in prison Tuesday for his role in an insider-trading scheme.
Canada's biggest railway operator said higher volumes and a lower Canadian dollar helped to offset the effects of harsh winter weather in the first quarter.
Intuitive Surgical said its first-quarter earnings fell 77% on a steep decline in sales of its da Vinci robotic-surgery systems.
Nike executives were divided over boosting manufacturing in Bangladesh, amid debate over controlling costs and maintaining safe working conditions.