The suit over Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen's purchases of LightSquared debt before Dish's bid for the wireless satellite company's assets is set to proceed.
Asian markets fell in cautious trading in advance of next week's Fed meeting, while Japan shares were weighed by a stronger yen.
Discovery Communications is considering a bid for Scripps Network Interactive, the owner of cable channels such as the Food Network and HGTV.
An SEC accounting-fraud task force is scrutinizing companies' use of their own tailor-made performance measures, the task force's chairman said.
Big utility Entergy's plan to spin off its electricity-transmission business hit a wall on Tuesday when regulators in Mississippi scuttled the transfer of assets in their state.
Canadian private-equity firm beat out German rental car company at the auction, agreeing to forgive up to $46 million in debt.
New York's banking regulator on Tuesday said he is proposing new rules that would encourage banks to help underwater homeowners.
Corporate executives and directors are concluding that it is easier and cheaper to negotiate with activist investors rather than resist and risk a public fight.
Ukrainian companies have issued bonds at a record pace this year, and some of the funds that own this debt are sticking with their holdings even as prices fall amid worsening political tensions in the country.
AutoZone's fiscal first-quarter earnings rose 7.2% on continued sales growth and slightly stronger margins.
Some of Japan's pension funds are moving into the country's newly hot real-estate market in search of higher profits.
A five-year-old deal with Diners Club has turned into a major pain for Discover.
All five of the necessary regulators voted to approve the long-delayed Volcker rule Tuesday as federal regulators moved to bar banks from making risky bets with their own money.
MasterCard board approved shareholder-friendly actions including a 10-for-1 stock split and a stock buyback valued at up to $3.5 billion.
Jon Brod is expected to exit from the company early next year to join a startup, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The stock market operated by OTC Markets Group Inc. experienced technical problems on Tuesday, leading the company to halt trading for just over.
Wells Fargo& Co. Chief Executive John Stumpf said Tuesday the economy is healing, five years after the bank purchased Wachovia Corp. in the midst of a global financial meltdown.
Austria and Luxembourg argue that unless the new rules are also adopted by neighbors such as Switzerland, EU countries will be at a disadvantage.
Hedge fund Elliott Capital Advisors is calling for a breakup of Germany's Celesio, saying a $6.1 billion takeover offer for the company from drug wholesaler McKesson is too low, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Valiant Bank, Berner Kantonalbank and Vontobel will disclose the amount of business they generate from U.S. clients and potentially pay fines on undeclared balances held by American customers.
Monsanto is teaming up with a Danish biotech company to develop microscopic organisms that help plants grow and resist pests.
The U.S. government's first major auction of wireless airwaves since 2008 has speculators seeking gold. The January auction is crowded with people who don't own networks but hope to cash in on a scarce asset.
The regulator intends to maximize the use of funding from private debt markets in keeping the company afloat.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Finance Director Nathan Bostock handed in his resignation to join rival Santander U.K.
General Motors named product chief Mary Barra as its first female CEO, replacing Dan Akerson, who will retire next month.
U.S. natural-gas production hit its highest level since at least 2009 in November, according to a government report, and domestic production is expected to grow in 2014.
Lululemon's founder is stepping down as chairman, clearing the way for a new chief executive to move the maker of popular yoga gear past recent supply problems and expand overseas.
After three years of seizing market share from Chinese rivals, foreign auto makers are starting to take it from each other.
Revised data say Italy's longest postwar contraction formally ended over the summer after eight consecutive quarters, led by an inventory buildup.
The U.K. economy continued to expand at the start of the final quarter of 2013, but a much-hoped for shift in activity toward exports and away from consumption and housing remains elusive.