McGraw Hill Financial said growing demand for bond grades issued from its Standard & Poor's Ratings Services unit drove a 15% growth in second-quarter profit.
U.S. Steel's second-quarter loss narrowed as the company continues to cut costs amid a still-glutted global market.
Twitter said its second-quarter revenue more than doubled, and the company saw an uptick in user growth, signaling that its efforts to make the short messaging service more appealing to the masses may be bearing fruit.
Inspur, a Chinese server maker, is seeking to rival IBM in China, helped in part by Chinese worries about using U.S. gear in the wake of the NSA controversy.
China's stocks are soaring as investors scoop up investments in one of the world's cheapest markets, encouraged by signs Asia's biggest economy has turned the corner and is starting to motor again.
The U.S. judge presiding over a lawsuit involving defaulted Argentine bonds has allowed Argentina to make a one-time payment on some of its bonds issued under the South American country´s law.
Government bonds in the euro area have been on the up for months. Now the threat of wider sanctions against Russia and its implications for Europe is propelling them to record highs.
Waste Management Inc. agreed to sell its Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. waste-to-energy business to Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion as the trash hauler and recycler also reported its second-quarter earnings fell.
Merck & Co. said its second-quarter earnings surged thanks to a one-time gain that masked a modest decline in revenue. The pharmaceutical company raised the low end of its per-share earnings estimate for the year.
Aetna said its second-quarter profit rose as the insurer posted record medical membership and revenue, while it continued to enjoy benefits from its acquisition of Coventry Health Care.
Argentina's stocks and debt rallied Tuesday as government officials engaged in last minute talks with a mediator to avert a default.
American Express Co.'s second-quarter earnings rose 9%, in part due to a gain on the sale of half of its corporate-travel business, in a quarter that also saw higher spending by card members.
Paccar Inc. Chief Executive Ron Armstrong dismissed rumors that the maker of Peterbilt and Kenworth-brand commercial trucks in the U.S. is engaged in merger talks with Germany's Volkswagen AG.
New York's Department of Financial Services is pushing to install monitors inside the U.S. offices of Deutsche Bank and Barclays as part of an investigation into possible manipulation in the foreign-exchange market.
Consumers turned more upbeat about the economy this month, according to a consumer confidence report. Better sentiment about job availability supports expectations for a good increase in July payrolls.
Windstream's move to spin off some of its telecommunications assets into a real estate investment trust comes as more U.S. companies look to lower their tax burdens.
UBS and Deutsche Bank have been sucked into a widening investigation into alternative trading platforms, with both banks saying that they're helping authorities with their probes.
UPS said its revenue rose as the company attributed an increase in demand to e-commerce and growth in package shipments.
Money-laundering allegations against Argentine construction baron Lázaro Báez are focusing attention on the wealth of President Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Néstor.
WH Group, the pork producer that withdrew an IPO originally meant to raise more than $5 billion in April, raised $2.05 billion in its relaunched deal amid a recent rally in Asian shares.
Suze Orman, Magic Johnson and Lil Wayne are among the celebrities who have shuttered or scaled back prepaid-card ventures, as they struggle to compete with plain-vanilla cards issued by big banks.
Amgen announced plans to reduce its workforce by up to 15% as part of a restructuring that aims to focus the company's resources on developing new drugs and reducing the number of its locations.
The NLRB told McDonald's Corp. it will start allowing workers filing labor complaints to treat the fast-food giant as a "joint employer" with its franchisees.
Corning, maker of glass screens, became the latest company to feel the pain of slowing tablet sales, saying it had overestimated the market.
J.P. Morgan Chase is cutting hundreds of technology support employees in its corporate and investment bank as part of an overall push to trim expenses, a person familiar with the matter said.
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, buoyed by the telecommunications sector.
The yearly growth in home prices across the U.S. slowed sharply to a single-digit pace in May, according to a home-price report.
Reynolds American Inc. said its second-quarter profit climbed 6.7% as higher cigarette and moist-snuff pricing helped offset lower cigarette volumes.
Pfizer said its results topped expectations, although its revenue declined as the company continued to see pressure from losing exclusivity on some products.
Consumer prices rose at a slightly slower pace across most of the world's largest economies in June.