Europe File: The Bundesbank is now powerless to stop the eurozone’s debts becoming mutualized on the ECB’s balance sheet. But acquiescing might secure for Germany some degree of control over the terms of surrender, says Simon Nixon.
Ahead of the Tape: Much has been made of lower energy prices’ positive impact on economic growth. Investors would be wise to look at that with some skepticism.
Dish Network Corp. is no longer carrying Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network after the parties couldn’t agree on terms of a new distribution pact.
Documents purportedly show that the company’s chief executive and board of directors were made aware of an alleged bribery scheme as early as 2009.
The head of Google’s autonomous-vehicle project said the company is looking for auto industry partners to bring its vision of a self-driving car to market within the next five years.
The endangered Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., is expected to remain open through the weekend while lawyers work to complete a $20 million lifeline from billionaire Carl Icahn.
The presidents of the Minneapolis and Philadelphia regional Fed banks both dissented for different reasons at the central bank’s policy meeting Wednesday and on Friday elaborated on their dovish and hawkish rationale.
U.S. roadways got safer last year as auto-related fatalities resumed their downward march in 2013, after a slight uptick the prior year, according to new data released Friday by federal regulators.
Deere & Co. Chief Executive Sam Allen asked the company’s board to cut his cash bonus for 2014 by 25% in the wake of tough conditions in the farm equipment market, and the board agreed.
Staples said the data breach that hit the office-products retailer earlier this year may have affected about 1.16 million payment cards, based on the company’s investigation.
Latest in Middle Earth saga bests ‘Museum,’ ‘Annie’ with $56.2 million over the weekend.
Persian Gulf stocks rallied on Sunday, extending gains from late last week, as investors continued to find value after sharp recent losses on sliding oil prices.
Xiaomi is raising more than $1 billion in its latest round of funding, valuing the fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker at more than $45 billion, a person familiar with the matter said
The U.S. and Mexico have struck a deal to scrap tariffs on imports of Mexican sugar, ending a trade dispute that rattled candy-makers over higher costs for their key ingredient.
Europe’s main securities regulator has watered down proposed reforms to the way asset managers pay for stock research after lobbying by the industry and some national regulators.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug to treat cases of ovarian cancer linked to specific genetic mutations.
Google Inc. sued Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood on Friday, seeking to prevent him from enforcing a wide-ranging subpoena that has become entangled in a dispute between Google and Hollywood.
Chrysler plans to replace driver-side air bag inflaters in 3.3 million vehicles, a move that significantly expands its response to Takata’s air bag problems.
A Texas jury on Friday awarded Highland Capital Management $40 million in its lawsuit against Credit Suisse over inflated appraisals of a dozen luxury properties during the mid-2000s.
Tesla Motors Inc. said Friday in a corporate blog post that it will install its first battery swap facility in California.
The Week Ahead: Walgreen, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, is going to find out if bigger means better, as it nears a shareholder vote on completing its planned merger with European counterpart Alliance Boots.
Gulf oil officials defended OPEC’s decision last month to keep its production ceiling intact, blaming producers outside of the group for the glut of oil on the market that has depressed prices.
Sunday Journal: Among top performers: Berkshire, Electronic Arts, Southwest Airlines, writes Brett Arends.
Japan’s second-biggest oil refiner and distributor, Idemitsu Kosan, says it is in talks to buy industry peer Showa Shell Sekiyu as falling domestic oil demand pinches the margins of wholesalers.
This month’s big fall in the price of oil should be good news for much of the world’s economy. But so far markets have been telling a different story.
Goldman Sachs has appointed Mark O. Winkelman, a former Goldman executive, and Mark A. Flaherty to its board, bringing the total number of directors to 14.
The retreat of inflation hasn’t killed investors’ appetite for bonds that protect against rising price levels.
A former Countrywide Financial Corp. manager is set to receive around $48 million, the third whistleblower to receive such sums after Bank of America’s $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S.
The FCC proposed new regulations on companies that provide subscription video services over the Internet, a move to give the companies access to more TV programming and allow them to compete with cable and satellite.
U.S. regulators on Friday approved AbbVie Inc.’s new multidrug regimen for hepatitis C, the latest in a wave of new medicines that is transforming treatment of the liver disease.