The final investment decision on a plan to export liquefied natural gas from the Cameron plant in Louisiana is expected to get the final go-ahead next week.
Total has stopped buying shares in Russian gas-producer Novatek while other European companies have expressed concern at the possible effects of the new sanctions on Russia.
The slow progress in Sprint's pursuit of T-Mobile is in part tied to the public nature of the deal. With all the details out, there isn't as much pressure to make an announcement.
Companies and groups are starting to fill the benefits gap for freelance workers, offering access to disability and other insurance that can make project work a little more secure.
Telefónica said it is in talks to buy a Mexican rival, reported to be Iusacell, in a deal that could be worth as much as $4 billion.
European car makers painted a murky portrait of the global auto industry as concerns about Russia and Latin America blunt the optimism fueled by a steady rebound in European auto demand.
Goodyear Tire reported a nearly 18% jump in its second-quarter profit as sales in North America, combined with some cost squeezing in Europe, offset the economic softness in other parts of the world.
Southern Co. said its second-quarter earnings more than doubled amid stronger electricity sales and a year-earlier period that included one-time charges related to a project in Mississippi.
Sprint will soon let subscribers buy a wireless plan that only connects to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest for about $12 a month.
Phillips 66said its second-quarter earnings fell 9.9% amid weaker refining earnings, partly offset by growth in its chemicals segment.