Negotiators hoping to keep hundreds of billions of dollars in cargo moving smoothly through West Coast seaports made significant progress with a tentative deal on health care benefits.
Shares of Guess Inc. dropped on Wednesday after the jeans wear company reported a 45 percent decline in second-quarter earnings and released a disappointing profit outlook.
The FBI is investigating a cyber attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports.
A federal bankruptcy court has approved the sale of cupcake chain Crumbs to a group that includes investor and reality TV star Marcus Lemonis.
Ryanair, Europe's largest budget airline, has launched a flexible business-class ticket in its latest move away from its no-frills tradition.
Chiquita outlined cost savings from its proposed merger with the Irish fruit company Fyffes as it asks shareholders to approve the deal, two weeks after it rejected a takeover bid out of Brazil.
The stocks of gun makers are seeing prices tank after hours Tuesday as Smith & Wesson reported inline earnings but gave guidance that was very concerning.
American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.
The corporate parent of CNN, TNT and TBS on Tuesday offered voluntary buyouts to 600 veteran employees, part of an overall cost-cutting effort at the Atlanta broadcasting company.
Best Buy Co.'s second-quarter profit was higher than expected, but its sales fell short for the second half of the retailer's fiscal year.
Burger King Worldwide agreed Tuesday to acquire Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11.4 billion, creating the world's third-largest fast-food company by sales.
IKEA Miami will open its doors Wednesday in Sweetwater, the Swedish home furnishings retailer's largest store on the East Coast and its second-largest nationwide.
The S&P 500 rose above 2,000 for the first time on Monday as U.S. stocks rode a wave of merger news to yet another strong session on Wall Street.
Shares in Burger King and Tim Horton's jumped in pre-market trading in New York on news the two companies are talking about a friendly merger that would shave BKW's tax bill.
A big shareholder in the Ann Taylor chain sees the parent company as ripe for private equity and aggressive cost cuts.