Four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, some states have started using fines paid by BP and its partners to clean up inland water pollution.
New York's top financial watchdog is at odds with American International Group Inc. over the next steps in federal court to resolve a potentially costly licensing dispute, as an unusual confrontation between the big insurer and a key regulator unfolds.
AT&T, the second-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., will report first-quarter 2014 earnings on Tuesday after the market closes.
Investor fears on interest rates and finances have held down prices for some closed-end funds that hold municipal bonds.
First-quarter corporate earnings are getting clipped after Congress allowed a key tax credit to expire at year-end. Relief may be in sight, but it is unclear when. Google is among the latest to cite the expired research-and-development tax credit for affecting its financial results.
A bankruptcy judge ruled that former American Airlines parent AMR Corp. doesn't have the unilateral right to terminate benefits to about 46,930 retirees.
LinkedIn Corp. said it reached 300 million members on its professional social-networking site.
Lending limits and concerns about price cuts have hit demand, analysts and property developers say.
P&G is preparing to roll out its latest weapon in the fight for men's faces—a razor featuring a swiveling ball-hinge that allows the blade to pivot and comes with a high-end price.
LendingClub has raised a fresh round of money valuing it at $3.8 billion, as it completes a major acquisition and moves closer to a potential initial public offering.
Mortgage lenders are beginning to ease the restrictive lending standards enacted after the housing boom turned to bust, a sign of their rising confidence in the housing market.
The Internal Revenue Service handed out $53 million to tax tipsters in fiscal 2013 and collected $367 million based on information provided by tipsters.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said a portion of the high-quality wireless airwaves coming up soon for auction should be reserved for smaller carriers.
Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining were in advanced talks this week over a deal that would have combined the world's two largest gold producers, but the talks broke down.
A U.S. judge has dismissed lawsuits that accused Lululemon Athletica Inc. and some executives of defrauding shareholders by concealing quality issues of yoga pants that were deemed too transparent.
Calpine agreed to sell six power plants in its Southeast region to LS Power for $1.57 billion in cash.
Paul Golden, who helped create Samsung Electronics Co.'s successful Galaxy brand, is now a consultant for HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang.
The chairman and chief executive in China for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Shao Zili, is set to leave those roles and become its vice chairman for the Asian-Pacific region.
Facing tighter regulations, Wall Street banks are turning to an old-school way to make a profit: using their own money to help investors sell big blocks of stock. But choppy stock markets change the dynamics.
Japan's Nikkei index rose in early trade, in a continued recovery from last week's selloff, while many Asian markets were closed for the Good Friday holiday.
Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista on Friday said he isn't concerned about a reported criminal investigation into the collapse of his once-highflying oil company.
The SEC has filed charges against TelexFree, accusing the VOIP service of illegally operating a $1 billion pyramid scheme targeting Brazilians and other immigrant groups.
Italy's government on Friday approved the country's first sweeping income tax cuts in more than a decade, giving up to €80 a month in extra cash to three-quarters of the workforce.
A patent dispute Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences over a potentially lifesaving artificial heart valve is prompting a scramble among doctors and hospitals to treat desperately ill elderly patients before a court injunction curtails sale of one of the devices Tuesday.
Beam Inc. disclosed Friday its chief financial officer and two other executives have announced their intention to resign as the company nears its merger with Suntory Holding.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday it will require the pork industry to report incidents to the government of a deadly swine virus that has killed millions of young pigs and roiled the sector in the past year.
A tough winter is turning into an ugly spring for top hedge funds, as a tendency to cluster into the same trades is stinging many star managers.
Some of Japan's biggest investors are shedding their reluctance to prod domestic firms to improve performance and calling on them to make better use of their huge stockpiles of cash.
An aide to the prime minister says the overhaul is aimed at getting the mammoth public pension fund to invest more in higher-returning assets and less in low-yielding government bonds.
Ahead of the Tape: Nearly 80% of the tax returns processed through April 4 resulted in a refund averaging $2,792. That bodes well for the nation's retailers in the months ahead.