The EPA proposed lower limits for ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere, setting in motion the latest in a series of far-reaching federal pollution restrictions.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting nearly 30 directors and midlevel managers in China, where the retailer is pushing to contain costs and improve slumping sales.
Rio Tinto PLC said it was committed to giving significantly more money back to shareholders in 2015 despite a sharp slide in iron-ore prices.
American Industrial Partners bets it can transform ’water-jet technology,’ which slices through glass, metal and granite, into a bigger and faster-growing business.
An increasing number of companies in Thailand, including many in the auto industry, are rolling out apprenticeship programs aimed at beefing up the country’s workforce.
GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones to expand from its core business of making wearable video cameras popular with surfers and other sports enthusiasts.
Outbrain, a pioneer in native advertising—ads that are meant to be more integrated into a website—filed confidentially earlier this month for preliminary approval to list on the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Two companies owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will invest up to 700 million euros ($875.4 million) in FCC in exchange for 25.6% of the debt-laden Spanish builder.
Lion Group, the parent of Indonesian discount carrier Lion Air, placed a US$1 billion order with European aircraft maker ATR for 40 additional planes.
German power utility E.ON has agreed to sell its Spanish assets to Australia’s Macquarie Group and Kuwait’s sovereign-wealth fund in a deal worth $3.1 billion.