Rosy forecasts have helped George Osborne’s budget numbers add up.
Brazil’s federal police arrested André Esteves, the CEO of Brazil’s largest investment bank, and Sen. Delcidio do Amaral, of the ruling Workers’ Party, in a widening of the Petrobras probe.
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits decreased last week, a healthily signal for the labor market.
Costco Wholesale Corp. said federal investigators are examining whether the celery and onion mix used in the retailer’s rotisserie chicken salad was the source of an E. coli outbreak that infected 19 people.
More than two dozen potential suitors have expressed interest in making an offer for Canadian Oil Sands, according to documents filed in an effort to thwart Suncor Energy’s hostile bid.
American Airlines has stopped accepting Argentine pesos for tickets owing to currency controls it said were affecting its ability to repatriate earnings.
A former Goldman Sachs employee has been accused by the SEC of trading on information in investment bankers’ emails about upcoming mergers and acquisitions.
U.S. consumers have grown increasingly cautious ahead of the holiday shopping season, a potential weight on economic growth during the final months of the year.
Sales of newly built homes rose in October, leaving the housing market on track for its best year since 2007.
U.S. consumer confidence slipped at the end of November, suggesting retailers could face a challenging holiday season.