DuPont rejected a request from Nelson Peltz and his Trian Fund Management to use a universal ballot in a coming vote on directors.
An appeals court reiterated a ruling to remove the judge presiding over the trial of Brazilian businessman Eike Batista, throwing out many of the judge’s rulings.
The old-school auto makers are gearing up to take on the threat posed by emerging competitors Google Inc. and Apple Inc. in a technological and financial gunfight.
BlackRock for the first time signaled it may oppose U.S. board members’ re-election over such issues as excessive tenure, poor short-term attendance and corporate bylaw changes that ignore investor rights.
Comcast’s NBCUniversal is aiming to launch a comedy-focused subscription Web video service later this year, as interest grows in reaching young online viewers who don’t watch traditional TV.
Fiat Chrysler may decide to sell more than the originally planned 10% of Ferrari in the initial public sale slated for later in the year to meet strong demand from investors.
Canada’s gross domestic product rose at a faster-than-expected clip in the fourth quarter, suggesting the economy held up relatively well even as prices for oil—one of Canada’s main exports—were sliding.
Frontier Communications Corp. said Tuesday that Chief Executive Maggie Wilderotter—whose sister, Denise Morrison, is CEO of Campbell Soup—will transition to an executive chairman role next month.
Some merchants are using fake orders to boost their standing on Alibaba’s websites, a practice that puts the Chinese e-commerce giant at risk of further regulatory scrutiny.
The annual rate of inflation across the world’s developed economies more than halved in January, reaching its lowest level since the recession that followed the global financial crisis.
TiVo’s profit surged as the pioneering TV-recording company continued to expand its customer base through more distribution deals with cable and satellite companies.
Target CEO Brian Cornell plans to use investments in technology and smaller urban stores as well as upgrades to its selections of food, apparel and home goods.
Ahead of the Tape: Investors are bracing for more teen angst when Abercrombie & Fitch and American Eagle Outfitters report fiscal full-year results on Wednesday.
Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are on a real-estate buying binge, paying premium prices to make sure they have enough space for future expansion.
Denmark's central bank intervened massively in currency markets last month to keep the krone from strengthening too much against the euro and damaging exports.
The recent collapse of private-equity buyouts of Chico’s and Express Inc. signal that investors and lenders are growing increasingly wary of specialty retailers.
U.S. stocks were poised for a slightly lower open Tuesday, a day after the Nasdaq Composite rose above 5000 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Tuesday that its auto sales grew 6% in the U.S. in February as the Big Three auto maker’s Jeep brand again posted robust gains.
Best Buy unveiled plans to buy back shares for the first time since 2012, as the electronics retailer also posted a better-than-expected surge in profit in its holiday quarter.
Ukraine’s central bank jacked up its refinancing rate to 30%, as part of a package of measures aimed at stabilizing the country’s financial system.
Former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson will receive $3 million in consulting fees, while the base salary for his replacement, Steve Easterbrook, was increased 69%.
Investors pulled roughly $8.6 billion from Pimco’s flagship Total Return fund in February, the lowest amount of monthly withdrawals since the abrupt departure last fall of star manager Bill Gross.
Sugar, coffee and orange-juice futures tumbled Tuesday as a weak Brazilian currency encouraged growers and exporters there to sell the commodities onto already oversupplied global markets.
The dollar fell against the yen and the euro Tuesday as investors turned cautious ahead of the week’s U.S. employment data, which could shift the market’s forecast for higher interest rates.
NBC News is bringing in new leadership after several high-profile stumbles, according to a senior executive familiar with the situation, with Andrew Lack, a former president of NBC News, in talks to take a senior role in the division
A J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. unit struck a $50 million deal with regulators who accused the bank of filing “robo-signed” mortgage documents to bankruptcy courts across the country.
GE’s CEO already had problems convincing investors he was moving fast enough to remake the conglomerate into a simpler industrial machine, and now there’s this oil business.
Actavis lowered the expected yields on its more-than-$20 billion bond, reflecting strong investor demand for a bond that should rank as the second-largest corporate offering on record.
Russia’s second-biggest oil producer Lukoil said 2014 net profit fell almost 40% to $4.7 billion as it battles plunging oil prices, a weak ruble and spiking inflation.
The Australian dollar strengthened sharply against the U.S. dollar just seconds before Australia’s central bank surprised some investors by holding rates steady.