Shareholders at Exxon Mobil and Chevron narrowly voted down resolutions calling for stress tests to determine the risk that efforts to curb climate change pose to their businesses.
HP Inc. logged a steeper-than-expected sales drop and cut the high end of its yearly guidance, the latest signs of the tough market conditions facing traditional technology firms.
Madison Square Garden and Las Vegas Sands plan to open a 400,000-square-foot, 17,500-seat concert venue on the Las Vegas Strip.
The beautiful world of British modeling agencies may have been up to some anticompetitive ugliness, the U.K.’s antitrust authority alleged Wednesday.
As countries like Greece and Puerto Rico grapple with heavy debts and struggling economies, there is a growing acceptance that restructuring of sovereign debt needs to be part of the solution, writes Greg Ip.
Most Americans reported their household finances mildly improved last year, but nearly half said they would struggle to cover a $400 expense in an emergency, according to a Federal Reserve survey.
Shell plans at least another 2,200 job cuts this year in the face of low oil prices while integrating its recent acquisition of BG Group.
Toyota said it had invested in Uber Technologies as part of a strategic alliance aimed at getting more drivers on the ride-hailing service.
Microsoft will lay off 1,850 workers and take an impairment and restructuring charge of approximately $950 as it takes further step in dismantling the mobile-phone operations it acquired from Nokia.
Trade between Islamic State, the Assad regime and others continues despite Syria’s war, leaving it to truck drivers to crisscross front lines delivering food, oil and appliances.
Some of the top digital, fundraising and analytics companies on both sides of the U.S. political divide have tried to parlay their campaign skills into for-profit enterprises, but finding the right business model isn’t easy.
The drugstore chain made a blood-testing deal without fully validating the startup’s technology, worrying that Elizabeth Holmes might balk if Walgreens pushed too hard.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took on critics who accuse him of failing to pursue “big bang” measures to revamp his economy, saying he has set a path for accelerated growth that India’s states now need to help navigate.
China Circuit columnist Li Yuan writes that Chinese entrepreneurs and investors fear that the government is now less open to startups going public domestically than it was a year ago.
A senior International Monetary Fund official said it can’t help Europe with fresh emergency financing for Greece because Athens’s creditors haven’t yet committed to detailed debt relief.
Gawker Media says it hopes a Florida court will reduce a jury verdict against it in light of recent reports that claimed billionaire investor Peter Thiel provided the financial muscle behind Hulk Hogan’s invasion-of-privacy lawsuit.
The European Unionproposed legal changes that could force Netflix and other online-video providers to help finance European-made films.
One of Britain’s best-known retailers saw a steep drop in full-year profit and warned that earnings would stay squeezed as it works to revive its struggling Clothing and Home arm.
Coca-Cola shook up its management, replacing the heads of its Asia and Africa businesses
A spate of terror attacks and airliner disasters across Europe and its periphery is starting to catch up with the region’s travel industry.
Big health plans stung by losses in the first few years of the U.S. health law’s implementation are seeking hefty premium increases for individual plans sold through insurance exchanges in more than a dozen states.
Takata hired restructuring bankers to seek a cash infusion and negotiate with auto makers on mushrooming costs from rupture-prone air bags linked to 11 deaths and more than 100 injuries globally.
While Bayer AG is considering how to respond to Monsanto Co.’s rejection of its $62 billion takeover bid, investors and analysts are questioning whether the German pharmaceutical and chemicals giant can up its offer.
A House committee advanced legislation to address Puerto Rico’s debt crisis with solid bipartisan support, a strong sign the bill could now advance quickly through Congress ahead of a potential default by the territory on July 1.
Alibaba disclosed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating its accounting practices.
Tiffany said its sales fell more than Wall Street had anticipated in the latest quarter and warned that earnings for the current period would be worse than it previously feared.
Mitsubishi Motors posted a $174 million special loss and warned that related costs could balloon further as it grapples with the fallout from a fuel economy testing scandal that has led to the resignation of its president.
Investment represents one of the first big commitments by a large oil company to spend on new crude production following a two-year-long slump in oil prices.
Chinese telecommunications-equipment maker Huawei has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. alleging that Samsung infringed a number of patents covering mobile devices and cellular-communications technology.
For the first time in the modern era, young adults are more likely to live with their parents than with a spouse or partner, according to a new study by Pew Research Center.