Royal Dutch Shell Declares 'Force Majeure' As South African Strikes Intensify
October 05 2012 12:12 PM EDT
Royal Dutch Shell, the world's fourth-largest energy company, says South African strikes are making it impossible to deliver fuel.
Turkey Lira Softens In Aftermath Of Syrian Attack
October 04 2012 3:48 PM EDT
The Turkish lira fell after an attack from Syria that killed five people.
South Africa's Mining Strikes Spreading
October 04 2012 12:44 PM EDT
South Africa's wildcat strikes have shut mines and halted truck shipments and now idled a car factory.
Record Oktoberfest Attendance, Revenue Expected
October 03 2012 1:40 PM EDT
More than 6 million visitors are expected to attend Germany's 16-day festival in Munich.
Carlsberg Follows Heineken Into Thailand
October 02 2012 4:48 PM EDT
Denmark's Carlsberg A/S beer company is partnering with Singha Corp. in Thailand as it follows Heineken NV by expanding in South Asia to counter flat sales in Europe.
US Home Prices Up 4.6% In Aug, But Could Fall In Sept.
October 02 2012 11:51 AM EDT
Home prices in the United States gained 4.6 percent in August compared to the prior year, CoreLogic says.
Spain Ready For ECB Bailout, But Germany Says Wait
October 01 2012 5:13 PM EDT
Xstrata, Glencore, 3M, Honeywell Open October With Merger Surge
October 01 2012 4:51 PM EDT
Xstrata's board supports a merger with Glencore; 3M to buy Ceradyne, Honeywell to buy stake in Thomas Russell.
Aug US Construction: Office, Government Activity Down
October 01 2012 11:13 AM EDT
Weaker commercial and government construction spending offset gains in residential construction spending in August.
Heineken Toasts Asia With APB Deal
September 28 2012 4:41 PM EDT
The world's third-largest brewery won a bid to acquire Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd.
Will Germany, Europe's Primary Economic Engine, Falter?
September 28 2012 10:04 AM EDT
The euro zone's largest and strongest economy, Germany, is showing signs of weakness as exports fall.
California Wives Marry Pop and Angst
September 27 2012 5:30 PM EDT
The Chicago-based band California Wives has released its first album, "Art History."
WTC Observatory Rejects Empire State Building Owners
September 27 2012 12:32 PM EDT
The Empire State Building's owners won't run the 1 World Trade Center observatory, officials said.
Millions In US Face 2013 Medicare Premium Hikes
September 26 2012 12:35 PM EDT
Seven of the top 10 Medicare plans are planning double-digit premium increases next year.
Philip Morris Expands In China With Flu Partnership
September 25 2012 4:19 PM EDT
The world's second-largest tobacco company is partnering with Medicago for flu vaccines.
Consumer Confidence, Case-Shiller Gains Propel US Stocks
September 25 2012 11:22 AM EDT
The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all posted gains after positive consumer confidence and housing reports.
Atlantic Media Bets On Business With Quartz Launch
September 24 2012 2:44 PM EDT
The 155-year-old media company launched on Monday its newest online title.
'Wall Of Debt' Threatens California: Study
September 21 2012 3:38 PM EDT
An independent study found California's debt is likely billions of dollars more than previously reported.
South African Miner Strikes Hit AngloGold
September 21 2012 12:11 PM EDT
Labor unrest spreads in South Africa as miners began striking at AngloGold's Kopanang gold mine.
New York Times Bans Quote Approval
September 20 2012 4:19 PM EDT
The New York Times has banned the submission of quotations for sources to review.