Syngenta moved to appease shareholders angered by its rejection of a takeover from Monsanto, saying it will sell its global vegetable-seeds business and return more than $2 billion to shareholders.
The U.S. trade gap narrowed in July as demand grew overseas for American-made autos and industrial supplies.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team’s season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for “Deflategate.”
Daimler is taking another crack at the U.S. market for ultra-compacts with a retooled version of its ForTwo Smart car built through a collaboration that could become a benchmark for other auto makers.
Mario Draghi promised that the European Central Bank was ready to boost quantitative easing as soon as necessary to help the eurozone economy.
The soda industry is playing a never-ending game of Whac-A-Mole with health officials and antiobesity campaigns in cities across the country.
Hollywood’s most powerful director, Steven Spielberg, is preparing to return to his old stomping grounds at Universal Pictures and raise about $400 million for his struggling company DreamWorks.
Many small businesses aren’t racing to update their checkout systems ahead of an Oct. 1 shift that will put merchants on the hook for some fraudulent card charges.
The August employment report could make or break the case for the Federal Reserve raising rates this month.
American International Group told employees that it would freeze its traditional U.S. pension plans, becoming the latest company to shift away from guaranteed retirement benefits.