SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 11:07 A.M.
President-elect Donald Trump’s advisers are looking at ways in which the U.S. government could help nuclear power generators being forced out of the electricity market by cheaper natural gas and …
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 7:05 A.M.
Koch Industries Inc., the influential private firm headed by billionaire Republican supporters Charles and David Koch, slammed a key element of the House Republicans’ plan to overhaul corporate taxes, saying …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 2:13 P.M.
U.S. stocks rose for the sixth day in a row Friday as major indexes continued to set records. The biggest gains went to companies that have been mostly left out …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 1:16 P.M.
If airlines allow passengers to make in-flight cellphone calls, the carrier must notify passengers in advance, under a rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 10:58 A.M.
Six days before Donald Trump is set to announce a plan to exit operations of his company, former Republican officials and a conservative author who targeted the Clintons – and …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 10:22 A.M.
Fisher-Price has taken to Twitter to debunk any notion it has a bar-themed playset for toddlers.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 10:14 A.M.
Goldman Sachs’ Gary Cohn, once the heir apparent to Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein, is the top candidate to become President-elect Donald Trump’s chief economic policy adviser, people familiar with …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 9:56 A.M.
Rupert Murdoch may get all of European broadcaster Sky after all. Sky said Friday that Murdoch’s entertainment conglomerate 21st Century Fox has reached a preliminary deal to buy the rest …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 8:15 A.M.
U.S. wholesale businesses cut back their stockpiles while sales rose in October. That’s a trend that could boost demand for factory goods in the months ahead.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 8:03 A.M.
Coca-Cola said Friday that CEO Muhtar Kent will step down as CEO next year and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer James Quincey.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 6:36 A.M.
Starbucks Corp. wants to persuade its coffee-loving customers to come back for lunch, after stumbling several times in previous attempts to expand its food offerings.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 5:36 A.M.
Rising income inequality has eroded the ability for American children to grow up to earn more than their parents, according to groundbreaking new research from a superstar team of economists …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 3:31 P.M.
Before the 2016 election, one of the many predictions that turned out to be incorrect was that the markets weren’t accounting for the possibility of a Donald Trump win. If …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 2:35 P.M.
British drugmaker AstraZeneca is eliminating 700 jobs across the United States, including at its North America commercial headquarters in Wilmington, Del.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 12:18 P.M.
Costco Wholesale Corp. attracted more shoppers last quarter, easing concerns of analysts and investors, even as food deflation and industrywide discounting squeezed sales at the largest U.S. warehouse chain.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 10:23 A.M.
The Portland City Council has approved a first-of-its-kind tax on public companies that pay their chief executives vastly more than they pay an average worker.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 9:58 A.M.
Microsoft has completed its $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn, the company’s largest acquisition and the biggest bet made by chief executive Satya Nadella.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 9:09 A.M.
The world’s leading association of airlines is lowering its projection for record industry net profit this year, while predicting a 16 percent drop next year due to rising oil prices.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 8:41 A.M.
The European Central Bank will pour another half-trillion euros ($579 billion) in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery as the currency union heads into what …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 8:27 A.M.
Fewer Americans signed up for unemployment benefits last week, another sign of a healthy U.S. job market.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 7:50 A.M.
Commercial fishing companies, trade groups and three fishing-based municipalities are seeking to delay a proposed wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:54 P.M.
China’s highest court on Thursday ruled in favor of basketball legend Michael Jordan at the culmination of a years-long case over use of the Chinese rendering of his globally-known name …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 3:55 P.M.
Alaska Airlines has removed its last major hurdle to buying Virgin America.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 3:48 P.M.
U.S. lawmakers grilled chief executives of AT&T and Time Warner about whether their proposed tie-up would benefit consumers and called for antitrust officials to closely scrutinize potential competitive harm from …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 1:38 P.M.
Consumers increased their borrowing in October at the slowest pace in four months as growth in credit card debt and the category that covers auto loans and student loans slowed.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 1:36 P.M.
The Huffington Post has tapped New York Times editor Lydia Polgreen to succeed founder Arianna Huffington as its editor-in-chief.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 1:08 P.M.
Abbott Laboratories filed suit to terminate its $5.8 billion purchase of Alere Inc., citing setbacks since the deal was signed in January that it says have significantly eroded the value …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 1:04 P.M.
American Apparel set the date for the bankruptcy auction of its manufacturing, retail and wholesale business, likely delaying layoffs slated to affect as many as 3,457 employees in Southern California.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 12:40 P.M.
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell is urging stronger measures to protect Washington state from oil spills after Canada’s government approved a pipeline expansion project that would dramatically increase oil tankers through …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 12:09 P.M.
When Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Vice Chairman Charles Munger lamented the mistakes made in the company’s first 50 years under Warren Buffett, he cited the failure to buy Wal-Mart Stores stock …