The push for a higher minimum wage gained momentum on both sides of the country, with New York embracing an eventual $15 an hour for the state's 200,000 fast-food workers ..
Morgan Stanley has been pretty pessimistic about oil prices in 2015, drawing comparisons to the some of the worst oil slumps of the past three decades. The current downturn co ..
U.S. motorists' habit of filling up with costlier "premium" gasoline when pump prices drop is delivering extra profits to refiners, such as Royal Dutch Shell and traders like ..
A raft of forecast-beating corporate results kept European equities afloat on Thursday, shrugging off declines in Asia on the back of mixed regional data. There was also more ..
U.S. seed company Monsanto on Thursday renewed its efforts to woo Syngenta AG after the Swiss agrochemicals maker reported better-than-expected second-quarter results. "S ..
Consumer goods maker Unilever posted a higher-than-expected rise in sales for the first half of the year. ..
China's Tsinghua Holdings is still discussing a potential deal to buy U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology Inc (MU.O) and hopes it could eventually go through, the state-back ..
Wal-Mart Stores Inc has taken full ownership of Chinese e-commerce firm Yihaodian.com, buying out the 49 percent stake that it did not already own to accelerate its push onlin ..
Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) disappointing earnings matter to more than just the investors who hold its shares. With the iPhone maker among just a handful of companies accounting ..
Uber Technologies Inc. just won its biggest political battle yet, successfully pressuring the mayor of New York to back down in his fight against the ride-hailing company. Alo ..