Oil giant boosts capital budget to $5.9 billion for next year and said it expects production to grow as it plans to ramp up rig activity at U.S. resource plays.
Barnes & Noble's biggest shareholder Leonard Riggio has reduced his stake in the bookseller to 26.3% from about 30%.
Russia has chosen an official symbol for its national currency as part of an effort to encourage the use of the ruble in international trade and as a potential reserve currency.
Home Depot Inc. unveiled cautious full-year financial targets and expects to give full earnings and sales guidance in February.
Discovery Communications is considering a bid for Scripps, the owner of cable channels such as the Food Network and HGTV.
Biopharmaceutical firm Savient agreed to sell itself to Crealta Pharmaceuticals for $120.4 million, following a bankruptcy-court approved auction.
Tesco is hiring 300 new staffers for its banking arm as it gears up to launch checking accounts, completing its range of banking services as it faces off against high-street banking competition.
The Chinese shipping company is eying a new subsidy program that pays companies to upgrade their fleets as it hopes to cut costs with newer models.
Scrawny cattle and high produce costs are making it difficult for Hardees, Burger King and Johnny Rockets to introduce the hamburger to Africa.
General Motors named product chief Mary Barra as its first female CEO, replacing Dan Akerson, who will retire next month.