Some oil traders say they try to skew Platts oil-price benchmarks by offering to do small deals at a loss, with the goal of doing bigger ones at better prices.
Hewlett-Packard said Todd Bradley, head of its printing and personal-computer businesses, will take on a newly created strategy role.
Since becoming Biogen Idec's CEO three years ago, George Scangos has helped quadruple the company's market value. Now, he is under pressure to successfully guide the launch of its MS drug Tecfidera.
Chrysler said it would recall 1.56 million Jeeps to strengthen the vehicles, reversing course after initially rejecting a regulator's request for a larger recall after a study found a high rate of fire after collisions.
United Airlines said it would add a minimum annual spending level that passengers will have to meet to qualify for elite frequent-flier status.
Christie's London sold $100.4 million of Impressionist and modern art, including a $21.2 million Kandinsky, but the sale lacked the fever-pitch sizzle of similar sales in February and May.
The planned initial public offering by Votorantim Cimentos of up to $4.73 billion would have been the second-biggest IPO in the world this year.
Stocks pushed to the highest levels in nearly three weeks as investors await news on whether the Federal Reserve will pull back on its stimulus measures.
Some investors are betting recent losses for emerging-market stocks, currencies and bonds will prove to be a temporary setback.
Federal regulators are investigating the death of two people who received an injection of an Eli Lilly antipsychotic drug.