Nelson Peltz’s failure to win a board seat at DuPont might have had something to do with the incentives of passive investors.
Having vanquished scores of brick-and-mortar retailers, Amazon has a new target: Etsy. The online retailer is prepping a marketplace for artisan goods that it is calling Handmade.
China’s stocks rallied for a fourth day in a row to their strongest level in seven years, while Japan’s red-hot market advanced as the nation’s central bank kept its policy on hold.
U.S. stocks ended slightly lower Friday, capping off a week of low trading volumes and no market-moving catalysts.
The White House, facing a push by U.S. lawmakers for strong currency manipulation strictures in a major Pacific trade deal, is pitching a less-aggressive approach to keep the deal from toppling.
The looming prospect that Athens won’t be able to meet IMF debts due in mid-June is spurring dire scenarios—but little progress at the table.
The Senate passed major trade legislation, 62-37, that would pave the way for President Barack Obama’s signature Pacific trade deal, sending the bill toward an uncertain fate in the House.
Wal-Mart Stores is asking its meat and egg suppliers to curb their use of antibiotics and offer animals more humane living conditions.
U.S. consumer prices climbed for the third straight month in April, rising 0.1%, in the latest sign inflation is stabilizing.