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UBS’ profits rise, probed over trading system

July 30, 2014 GENEVA — Switzerland's biggest bank, UBS, reported Tuesday a 15 percent rise in second-quarter profit, driven by its core wealth management business, and disclosed it was part of a group of financia... more »»

US bars Kurdish oil from entering Texas port

July 30, 2014 FORT WORTH, Texas — The U.S. more »»

Analysts: Samsung phone shipments falter in 2Q

July 30, 2014 NEW YORK — Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday. more »»

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

July 29, 2014 NEW YORK — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8. more »»

Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles

July 29, 2014 NEW YORK — Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster. more »»

Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

July 28, 2014 WAYNESBORO, Ga. — The U.. more »»

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

July 28, 2014 VILLA PARK, Ill. more »»

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

July 27, 2014 VILLA PARK, Ill. more »»

Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

July 27, 2014 WAYNESBORO, Ga. — The U.. more »»

Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

July 27, 2014 NEW YORK — Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry. more »»

European Union hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

July 27, 2014 BRUSSELS — The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official document... more »»

Global tensions don’t dent enthusiasm for stocks

July 26, 2014 A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank’s finances look shaky. And the U.S. more »»

BSkyB to create multinational European TV network

July 26, 2014 LONDON — London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. more »»

Fast food workers to escalate wage demands

July 26, 2014 CHICAGO — Fast food workers say they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000... more »»

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

July 26, 2014 NEW YORK — Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on other carriers. more »»

Oil rises just above $102 a barrel

July 26, 2014 The price of oil traded around $102 a barrel on Friday, nearly unchanged, as worries over supplies and geopolitical tensions eased. more »»

Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

July 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of... more »»

Apple's fiscal 3Q earnings top forecasts

July 23, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger... more »»

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

July 23, 2014 BEIJING — A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had... more »»

Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app

July 23, 2014 NEW YORK — Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. more »»



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