Glencore Returns to Profit

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Glencore returned to profitability last year despite a sharp downturn in the commodities it mines and trades.

Target to Cut Several Thousand Jobs

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Target Corp. plans to lay off several thousand employees at its Minneapolis headquarters and elsewhere as CEO Brian Cornell looks to get the retailer back on track and shoppers back in its stores.

Samsung Bets on Its Chips in Galaxy S6

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The most important feature of Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 smartphone might be the one inside the phone that most consumers won’t even notice: the internally developed Samsung microprocessors.

GE CEO Jeff Immelt's Crude Problem

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GE’s CEO already had problems convincing investors he was moving fast enough to remake the conglomerate into a simpler industrial machine, and now there’s this oil business.

Fraud Takes a Bite Out of Apple Pay

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Some banks are witnessing a growing incidence of fraud on the Apple Pay mobile-payment service as criminals exploit vulnerabilities in the verification process banks follow when users add a credit card to the service.

Tech Firms Buy Up Property

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Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are on a real-estate buying binge, paying premium prices to make sure they have enough space for future expansion.

Sharp to Ask Lenders for New Support

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Sharp’s president plans to meet with the troubled electronics company’s two main lenders to ask for a new round of financial support, less than three years after its last bailout.

For Tech's Highfliers, Fab Is Cautionary Tale

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Fab.com had early traction and blue-ribbon backers, but instead of becoming a billion-dollar e-commerce juggernaut it’s a cautionary tale for startups.

Crackdown Deals Macau a Rough Hand

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Macau gambling revenue remained in a free fall in February, sinking 49% from a year earlier amid China’s crackdown on corruption.

Auto Makers Gear Up to Take on Google and Apple

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The old-school auto makers are gearing up to take on the threat posed by emerging competitors Google Inc. and Apple Inc. in a technological and financial gunfight.

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