Taiwan has levied fines against South Korean smartphone maker Samsung for slamming the products of rival HTC in fake online reviews.
The court trustee trying to recover billions Bernard Madoff stole has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to issue the final word on whether JPMorgan Chase should pay for taking little action on suspicious activity in Madoff's account at the bank.
Seeking to avoid a repeat of Facebook's public debut debacle, Twitter revealed more modest ambitions, saying its initial offering would raise up to $1.6 billion and value the company at up to about $11 billion.
The Container Store, one of nine market debuts expected next week, hopes investors are as inspired by its growth prospects as consumers are by a clean closet.
U.S. consumer confidence fell in October as concern grew that the partial government shutdown and political fight over the debt ceiling would slow growth, according to the closely watched UMich report.
A white whiskey named for a famed Appalachian moonshiner started out being sold in Mason jars, to honor its roguish roots, but switched to square-shaped bottling.
Ares Management and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board have completed their $6 billion purchase of luxury retailer Neiman Marcus.
Signs point to the central bank becoming overall more "hawkish" in 2014, no matter what the first female chairman's underlying beliefs and instincts may be.
Earnings gains from big U.S. companies are pushing the stock market higher in Friday trading, with Microsoft leading the Dow after reporting rising sales of tablet computers.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose 0.5 percent in August on a seasonally adjusted basis to an even $503 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau said.
Stock futures are rising again and U.S. markets appear to be headed for a positive week, driven by resurgent corporate earnings.
Engineers at Electric Boat will be laid off if Congress does not pass a budget this year, Rear Adm. David C. Johnson said Thursday.
Microsoft posted quarterly revenue and earnings Thursday that easily topped Wall Street forecasts, marking a healthy start to a companywide overhaul that should help the software giant transform into a devices and services company.
Mortgage rates hit their lowest levels in four months this week, Freddie Mac said Thursday, as speculation grew that the Federal Reserve will continue its bond-buying stimulus plan through the end of the year.
An index of U.S. manufacturing activity showed the partial government shutdown hurt manufacturing businesses, the chief economist at Markit Economics said.