Reports of possible Trump investments swiftly circulated after the president-elect spoke with Taiwan’s leader, breaking with decades-old U.S. diplomatic policy.
Gerald Mitchell was known for brusque corporate style and urging workers to “talk back.” He died Nov. 17 at his home in St. Augustine, Fla., at the age of 89.
The British foundry that made the Liberty Bell, London’s Big Ben and the clock bells for the city’s St. Paul’s Cathedral is closing its doors, saying deteriorating business conditions have taken their toll.
President Barack Obama on Friday took the rare step of forbidding a foreign company from buying a firm with U.S. assets, telling a Chinese investment fund that it cannot complete a deal for German technology company Aixtron SE.
Mexico is opening what’s considered the crown jewel of its energy industry—deep-water fields in the Gulf of Mexico—to foreign bidders in a move to reverse the nation’s declining crude oil production.
For-profit colleges are looking to the incoming Trump administration for a rollback of tough regulations that threatened to lead to the closure of hundreds of schools and that drove their stock-market valuations down.
CBS has landed the rights to stream National Football League games on its stand-alone digital platform CBS All Access, the broadcaster said Thursday.
Theranos Inc. said Riley Bechtel, chairman of the construction giant Bechtel Corp., had retired as a director of the embattled blood testing startup.
European Union antitrust authorities are likely to clear Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn Corp. by Tuesday with conditions attached, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Labor Department is appealing an injunction that halted the Dec. 1 implementation of a regulation requiring employers to start paying overtime to workers earning salaries of less than $47,476 a year.
Gawker Media, which has long defended its right to publish a video that showed wrestler Hulk Hogan having sex, is now blaming the ensuing legal battle on a former editor.
Erich Bloch fled Nazi Germany as an orphaned teenager and went on to become a pioneer of high-performance computing, leaving indelible marks at IBM and the National Science Foundation. Mr.
The Treasury Department spent nearly three years reshaping international corporate transactions and deterring inversions. Now, all that work, capped with a crucial set of final rules in October, could come undone.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei’s boot-camp style helped vault the smartphone maker to the world’s No. 3. But as the 72-year-old staps back from daily operations, questions loom over succession and strategy.
U.S. health spending grew faster than expected in 2015 as consumers recovered from the economic downturn and the Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions took hold, according to federal statistics released Friday.
U.S. employers hired at a steady clip in November while the unemployment rate fell to the lowest level in nine years, signs of enduring labor market growth that will likely leave Federal Reserve officials on track to raise interest rates later this month.
Howard Schultz is stepping down as CEO of Starbucks to lead an effort at the company to build high-end coffee shops that will charge as much as $12 a cup, his next attempt to revolutionize the way Americans consume coffee.
The president-elect vowed to punish U.S. companies that shift jobs overseas as he praised a deal that would save about 800 factory jobs in Indiana.
The total income reported on the top 400 individual tax returns rose 20% in 2014, according to Internal Revenue Service data released Thursday.
Iridium Communications said it anticipates the first batch of its next-generation satellites, initially slated to be deployed a year ago, will be launched in mid-December by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
David Sacks is expected to relinquish his role as chief executive of Zenefits less than a year after taking over the troubled health-benefits software maker, people familiar with the matter said.
Jay Forrester, a pioneer in computer design, switched careers in his late 30s, turning his attention to studying how corporations were managed. He hoped to redesign companies with his “system dynamics.” Prof.
Railcar manufacturers and equipment-leasing companies feasted on high demand to move coal, oil and other commodities from 2012 until last year. Then commodity prices crashed and output slumped.
The Federal Communications Commission warned AT&T and Verizon that the practice of excluding certain video services from data charges could harm competition.
Ford Motor will shift small-car production to Mexico despite repeated criticism from President-elect Donald Trump and a pledge from the incoming American leader that companies will face “consequences” for leaving the U.S.
Gap Inc. reported same-store sales fell again in November, hurt by a recent warehouse fire as well as weakness in its namesake and Old Navy clothing lines.
Customers who owe more than their cars are worth are getting financing incentives including rebates, long loan terms—even cash.
BP plans to press ahead with a major deep water project in the Gulf of Mexico—the latest evidence oil companies are tentatively wading back into big-ticket projects amid signs a two-year crude-market slump is ending.
Maersk Line has agreed to buy Hamburg Süd, boosting its presence on North-South shipping routes, increasing market share and cutting the average age of its fleet.
Pilots at Delta Air Lines ratified a new four-year labor contract that contains big raises and retains the aviators’ lucrative profit-sharing formula, reversing widespread rejection of an earlier proposed pact in 2015.