Fund Reaps Windfall Investing in ETF 'Minefield'

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A small mutual fund has returned 42% so far this year with an investment strategy involving exchange-traded funds that have been criticized in past years as a “minefield” for individual investors.

'Craft' Bourbon Is in the Eye of the Distiller

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“Craft” distilleries have mushroomed in the U.S. to 588 from 51 in the past decade. Feeling the heat from the new competition, global liquor conglomerates are getting in on the act, and not letting definitions get in the way.

Judge Rules for Thornburg Mortgage in Suit Against RBC

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A federal judge found that Royal Bank of Canada shortchanged the failed mortgage lender when it seized and subsequently sold some of its assets.

Americans Step Up Spending

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Americans continued to step up their spending in July amid a healthy pickup in wages, a sign the economy carried momentum into the third quarter.

Uber Hires Hackers to Work on Self-Driving Cars' Defenses

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The ride-hailing company confirmed it had hired security researchers known for hacking into a Jeep Cherokee’s system.

China's Moves Won't Help U.S. Tech Firms

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China’s moves to spur its slowing economy are having an important but less obvious effect on the tech sector: Strengthening local companies that already were making life difficult for U.S. rivals.

Syngenta Shareholders Not Happy

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Some Syngenta shareholders are angry about the pesticide-and-seed giant’s rejection of takeover proposals from rival Monsanto, which abandoned its pursuit this week.

Sarah Robb O'Hagan: Fitness Is Her Business

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The president of fitness company Equinox Holdings on the rise of hardcore workout enthusiasts, how technology is changing health and the upside to losing your job (twice).

Investors Brace for Puerto Rico's Debt-Restructuring Plan

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Investors will be watching Puerto Rico for details of a restructuring plan for its $72 billion debt load, as officials face a Sunday deadline to deliver a draft of the plan.

Brazil's Big Bet on China Turns Sour

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Brazil’s big bet on China is turning sour as the Asian country’s once voracious appetite for Brazilian exports dims.

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