Royal Dutch Shell, the world's fourth-largest energy company, says South African strikes are making it impossible to deliver fuel.
The Turkish lira fell after an attack from Syria that killed five people.
South Africa's wildcat strikes have shut mines and halted truck shipments and now idled a car factory.
More than 6 million visitors are expected to attend Germany's 16-day festival in Munich.
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.
Home prices in the United States gained 4.6 percent in August compared to the prior year, CoreLogic says.
Xstrata's board supports a merger with Glencore; 3M to buy Ceradyne, Honeywell to buy stake in Thomas Russell.
Weaker commercial and government construction spending offset gains in residential construction spending in August.
The world's third-largest brewery won a bid to acquire Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd.
The euro zone's largest and strongest economy, Germany, is showing signs of weakness as exports fall.
The Chicago-based band California Wives has released its first album, "Art History."
The Empire State Building's owners won't run the 1 World Trade Center observatory, officials said.
Seven of the top 10 Medicare plans are planning double-digit premium increases next year.
The world's second-largest tobacco company is partnering with Medicago for flu vaccines.
The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all posted gains after positive consumer confidence and housing reports.
The 155-year-old media company launched on Monday its newest online title.
An independent study found California's debt is likely billions of dollars more than previously reported.
Labor unrest spreads in South Africa as miners began striking at AngloGold's Kopanang gold mine.
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