'Amazon Not On Fire'
October 24 2014 1:25 PM
Since its founding, Amazon has barely eked out a profit. And investors are not happy about the company's latest disappointments on Wall Street.
Procter & Gamble To Sell Duracell, Earnings Meet Expectations
October 24 2014 11:43 AM
The world's largest household products maker is shedding less profitable brands like Duracell to focus on stronger brands like Crest.
Income Inequality Doesn't Harm Upward Mobility, Scholars Argue
October 23 2014 4:49 PM
The popular notion that income inequality hinders the poor and middle classes from achieving the American dream may be wrong.
What Big Tobacco Taught Big Soda
October 23 2014 12:25 PM
Many soft-drink makers are now combating falling sales by adopting alternative "health-conscious" products.
Only 4 Countries Of 41 Fulfilling Anti-Bribery Pledge
October 23 2014 12:11 PM
Japan, Ireland, Australia, Canada and others are doing little or nothing to crack down on companies that bribe foreign officials.
Despite Countless Recalls, GM Sees Profits Soar
October 23 2014 9:28 AM
The automaker nearly doubled its Q3 profit — even as it has been forced to recall more than 30 million vehicles so far in 2014.
Disney To Introduce Polynesian Heroine In 2016
October 22 2014 10:00 PM
"Moana" will feature a 14-year-old female sea explorer.
Shootings Will Only Strengthen Canada's Resolve, Says PM
October 22 2014 8:35 PM
A gunman shot and killed a solider and injured two others in Ottawa.
Weak Inflation Means Fed Can Keep Interest Rates Low
October 22 2014 7:28 PM
U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly in September and have risen under the Fed's 2 percent target for months.
US Social Security Benefits To Rise By 1.7% Next Year
October 22 2014 7:10 PM
The cost-of-living adjustment is tied to the Labor Department's Consumer Price Index.
What We Don’t Know About The Ottawa Shootings
October 22 2014 5:33 PM
Police confirmed more than one person was involved in the shootings in Ottawa Wednesday, but details are unclear.
McDonald's Reports 30% Drop In Profits After Chinese Meat Scandal
October 21 2014 11:58 AM
CEO Don Thompson blamed "unusual events" in Asia, but the fast-food chain's meat woes didn't start this summer.
Slower Global Economy Not Likely To Change Fed Policy
October 21 2014 11:10 AM
The Fed is expected to end its bond-buying program at its policy meeting next week despite concerns of a weaker global economy.
Coca-Cola Reports 14% Fizzle
October 21 2014 10:52 AM
The world's largest beverage maker is restructuring to adapt to changing drink preferences.
China's Economic Growth Should Slow Over Next Two Decades
October 20 2014 1:31 PM
An increasing number of reports say China's economic growth rate will fall -- soon and sharply.
Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi Investors Want To Buy Reebok From Adidas
October 20 2014 12:00 PM
The German sneaker maker bought Reebok in 2006 in hopes of gaining market share in the U.S., but the plan hasn't worked.
eBay Board Member Resigns After PayPal Split Announced
October 20 2014 10:41 AM
Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, who joined eBay in 2008, has decided to resign.
Data-Hacked Stores, Beware
October 20 2014 10:14 AM
Forty-five percent of U.S. credit card holders say they will probably avoid stores that have been hacked. Sixteen percent will never come back.
Americans Feel Confident, But Their Spending Doesn't Quite Show It
October 17 2014 2:31 PM
Americans are growing more confident in the economy, but they are still holding back some spending.
Rising Income Inequality Doesn't Reflect American Values: Yellen
October 17 2014 11:07 AM
The Fed chief pointed to four pillars of economic opportunity that could narrow the gap.