In the race to the new riches of the oil patch, one Wall Street firm and hundreds of farmers have slipped on a skinny green legume known as guar.
Cash-strapped retailer Sears Holdings unveiled a new liquidity measure, this time involving a plan to sell off most of its 51% stake in Sears Canada to its shareholders.
Prices of goods leaving the eurozone's factory gates continued to fall in August, an indication that the currency area is set to remain mired in a state of very low inflation.
The Guild, which has more than 8,500 members, raised concerns that Amazon is violating antitrust law as it puts pressure on Hachette Book Group in a dispute over revenue from e-books.
AT&T, Verizon and Sprint battling for cellphone customers are offering to "double the data"—a promotion that has little cost in the near term but which could be trading away future revenue growth.
The BoE asked the government for powerful new tools to curb real-estate lending, underscoring concern over the potential risk to the U.K. economy from the housing market.
Rocket Internet shares fell below their issue price at debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange, in a disappointing start for the Berlin-based investor in online businesses.
Finland's Rovio Entertainment, the maker of blockbuster mobile game "Angry Birds," said it plans to cut up to 130 jobs in the country, or about 16% of the workforce.
In its latest effort to capitalize on Vietnam's cheap labor costs, Samsung Electronics will invest $560 million to build a new plant in the country to make TVs and other home appliances.
Boeing received consistently higher rankings than SpaceX during NASA's recent multibillion-dollar competition to build space taxis.