Comcast and Time Warner Cable are preparing to meet with officials from the Department of Justice to address concerns that the merger of the two cable giants will hurt competition, sources say.
A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made billionaire who cemented the enclosed shopping mall into American culture has died. He was 91.
Costco Wholesale that it is raising its quarterly dividend 13% and reauthorizing a $4 billion repurchase program, moves that follow what some analysts called one of its strongest quarters ever.
The opening of Mexico’s energy sector to private and foreign companies is drawing dozens of geological-data firms that plan to search for undiscovered oil riches.
Procter & Gamble Co. lifted its quarterly dividend 3%, a move to return more to shareholders despite headwinds from a stronger dollar.
U.K. prosecutors dropped bribery charges against former News of the World editor Andy Coulson and eight others, a decision that effectively leaves in tatters a high-profile investigation of alleged illicit practices at British tabloids.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s treasurer, Andy Longden, is leaving the company at the end of June, a Shell spokesman said.
U.S. regulators are urging railroads to change the way they deal with wheel defects, saying the problem may have caused a fiery oil-train derailment in Illinois last month.
Three of the world’s largest pension funds are set to vote against the re-election of Barrick Gold’s board, complaining of poor performance and overpay.
Boeing Co.’s largest union canceled a planned April 22 unionization vote at the company’s South Carolina facilities, according to a union official.
Ford Motor on Saturday unveiled a new Taurus sedan aimed at affluent Chinese customers, in its latest effort to stand out in a slowing and increasingly competitive market.
China is encouraging gray-market luxury-car sales, posing a challenge for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and others trying to hold on to profit margins considered some of the best in the world.
Mexican telecom company América Móvil approved the spinoff of its cellular towers into a separate company, part of a restructuring plan that will see billionaire Carlos Slim competing for the first time to rent infrastructure to rivals in the mobile market.
The Chinese government has fined Alibaba Group for pricing issues with products sold on its online marketplaces dating to Singles’ Day in 2013.
Women’s clothing chain Simply Fashion Stores Ltd. sought bankruptcy protection with plans to liquidate, the latest in a long line of women’s retailers to fall on hard times in the past year.
Teva Pharmaceutical is considering a takeover bid for drug maker Mylan, a sign of the jockeying for dominance among generic drug makers.
Ford Motor is entering into a joint venture with carbon-fiber manufacturer DowAksa, a move aimed at more widely using the costly material to reduce the weight of vehicles that need to meet tougher emissions standards.
The Federal Communications Commission approved a plan Friday to unlock a large swath of airwaves that could be used to set up cheap, new wireless networks.
The 50-year-old theorem about computing power is reaching limits amid the many new steps needed to turn silicon wafers into the latest computer chips.
Apple Inc. is planning to launch its mobile payments service in Canada this fall, marking the start of its international expansion of Apple Pay, according to people familiar with the matter.
German auto maker BMW says it is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.
Patriot Coal Corp., which emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than two years ago, is working with restructuring advisers to address its capital structure.
PricewaterhouseCoopers agreed to pay $65 million to settle litigation over MF Global Holdings, which claimed PwC failed to properly audit the brokerage firm’s internal controls before it collapsed into bankruptcy in 2011.
General Electric’s first-quarter earnings report showed that CEO Jeff Immelt’s strategy to exit banking and refocus on its industrial operations won’t be all smooth sailing.
Frederick’s of Hollywood is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as Sunday, according to people familiar with the matter, after shutting down all of its stores and signaling plans to become an online-only retailer.
The U.S. oil-rig count fell by 26 to 734 in the latest week, according to Baker Hughes, slowing from the previous week’s decline.
Ford Motor Co. said Friday it will spend $2.5 billion to expand its manufacturing presence in Mexico, the latest in a wave of auto investments flowing to the U.S.’s neighbor to the south.
Key members of Volkswagen’s supervisory board endorsed Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn and urged his employment contract be extended, a day after they met with him and Chairman Ferdinand Piech to quell friction between the two.
Electricity producers in several U.S. states are asking for hundreds of millions of dollars in support to keep nuclear power plants in business—most likely at the expense of consumers.
China plans to shut down numerous small-scale enterprises in nearly a dozen industries, including dyeing plants, oil refineries and pesticide producers.