The battle for America's poorest consumers intensified Monday with Dollar Tree's agreement to buy rival Family Dollar Stores for about $8.5 billion.
A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.
Money-laundering allegations against Argentine construction baron Lázaro Báez are focusing attention on the wealth of President Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Néstor.
Electricity sales look anemic for the seventh year in a row, despite Americans' growing use of gadgets and an improving unemployment rate.
Darden Restaurants shook up its leadership, announcing the departure of Chairman and Chief Executive Clarence Otis and opening the door for activist investors to gain some board seats.
Car-production lines and machinery that sorts rice could help companies such as Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton wring greater profits from mining.
In recent weeks, U.S. officials have been reaching out to a handful of European companies and asking them to expedite the sale of medical goods to Iran, a market they were struggling to gain access to months ago.
BMW is launching two new ways for owners of its electric cars to recharge their batteries in bid for broader acceptance.
Packaging conglomerate Reynolds Group Holdings is undertaking a strategic review that may include the sale of three of its units, the company said in a filing.
An international court ruled that Russia owes shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant more than $50 billion for what it described as the Kremlin's "devious and calculated expropriation" of assets.