Ford said its third-quarter net income fell to $835 million from $1.27 billion a year ago as lower production and profits in North America and losses in Europe hurt results.
European markets edged lower Friday ahead of the results of sweeping EU bank stress tests, with traders’ mood darkened by news that a case of Ebola was confirmed in New York City overnight.
Canada’s chief energy regulator said Thursday a municipality along the route of a crude oil pipeline can’t stop an affiliate of Kinder Morgan Energy from accessing areas for a proposed expansion.
Stocks in Asia rose on the back of a strong rally on Wall Street, while gains in Tokyo were supported by the dollar’s strength against the Japanese yen.
Famed billionaire Warren Buffett has doubled down on renewables—and wind power in particular—in his energy strategy.
Primark, the U.K. fast-fashion chain that sells T-shirts for a couple of pounds and doesn’t believe in online retailing, wants to make it big in the U.S. Its big selling point to America will be price.
Patrik Frisk, who is credited with spearheading the turnaround of the Timberland brand, is set to become the next chief executive of Canadian footwear company Aldo Group, according to people familiar with the matter.
Foreign direct investments in Latin America fell 23.5% in the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year due to fewer large corporate acquisitions and a decline in mining investments, a United Nations agency said Thursday.
Ahead of the Tape: Procter & Gamble and Colgate-Palmolive have been hurt by a strengthening in the dollar, as should be apparent when they report results Friday.
U.S. stocks rallied, as strong corporate earnings helped the market resume its rebound from recent sharp losses and continued a wild ride for investors.
U.K. economic growth slowed in the third quarter, official data showed, in the latest sign the global recovery may be losing steam.
Caixabank said third-quarter net profit rose sharply from a year earlier as Spain’s third-largest bank by market value set aside fewer provisions to cover soured loans.
The travails at Gucci are emblematic of the problems afflicting fashion’s big power houses.
Amazon’s soaring ambitions are coming at a steep cost, dragging the e-commerce giant to its largest quarterly loss in 14 years.
KKR& Co. signaled buying opportunities ahead, as choppy markets create conditions that can scare off other investors. The private-equity firm said third-quarter profit fell sharply, as its cash haul from deal profits declined.
Johnson & Johnson received a favorable verdict Thursday from a Texas jury in a trial regarding the company’s all-metal hip-implant product.
The brother of billionaire Raj Rajaratnam has agreed to pay more than $840,000 to settle civil charges of insider trading, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.
Some investors said they have become wary of adding to bets that the greenback would rise, after worries flared anew recently about the health of the global economy.
Microsoft reported the pace of its cloud growth continued in the latest quarter, while restructuring costs tied to the mobile-phone business it acquired from Nokia Corp. were a drag on earnings.
European Union leaders staked out opposing positions on austerity ahead of a summit here, where France and Italy will attempt to fend off pressure from the bloc’s budget hawks to cut their deficits faster.
Consumer sentiment survey shows citizens of Europe’s largest economy have become less sensitive to conflicts across the globe and their impact on economic growth.
Germany’s BASF lowered its outlook for 2015 and reported a 4.8% decline in third-quarter profit, hurt by the slowing global economy and weaker demand in Europe.
The average price of new homes in 70 Chinese cities fell year over year in September for the first time in nearly two years, as property developers continue to cut prices to lure home buyers.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal “will almost certainly close,” as the would-be purchaser of the casino said the property’s finances are dire.
Bond kingpin Bill Gross’s new home, Janus Capital Group, said its profit rose 25% as its revenue and assets under management grew.
Southwestern Energy Co.’s profit rose 13% as production increases offset lower prices; but the results fell short of expectations, sending shares down after hours.
Apartment-rental site Airbnb has met with investors to discuss an employee stock sale that would value the apartment-rental site at about $13 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s third-quarter earnings beat expectations, driven by strong sales of its nonsurgical heart valves.
The Federal Reserve will examine how exposed the largest U.S. banks are to “risky corporate borrowers” as part of the 2015 edition of its stress tests.
The average charge on a 30-year fixed-rate loan is the lowest since June 2013.