Planet Geek Meets Planet Jock

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Gyms and fitness programs are catering to gamers and comic-lovers, using storylines from "Star Trek" in yoga class and teaching the art of swordplay.

Instagram CEO, Co-Founder Joins Wal-Mart Board

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that Kevin Systrom, the 30-year-old chief executive of photo-sharing social networking service Instagram, has joined its board.

American Apparel Names New Interim CEO, CFO

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American Apparel moved to shore up its senior management by appointing a new interim chief executive and replacing its chief financial officer.

Santander Names New U.K. CEO

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Santander has appointed Nathan Bostock as chief executive of its U.K. arm, replacing Ana Botin, who was recently promoted to executive chairman of the entire Spanish banking group.

Was the beheading in Oklahoma work place violence or a jihad?

Toyota to Recall 690,000 Pickups

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Toyota Motor Co. will recall 690,000 pickup trucks while the NHTSA has begun a formal review into a complaint charging that 4.9 million SUVs, trucks and vans produced by Fiat Chrysler are susceptible to engine stalling and air bag failures.

Unsecured Loans Beset South Africa

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South Africa is grappling with rising defaults on a mounting pile of unsecured personal loans, high-interest-rate debt not backed by collateral like a house or car.

Hong Kong Banks Hit by Protests

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Hong Kong banks shut branches, suspended some services and activated contingency plans as pro-democracy protests gripped several parts of the city.

Inflation Could Help You Next Year

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Indexing should effectively cut taxes for most households.

Health-Insurer Choices Set to Expand

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Current data suggest a net 25% increase in number of carriers offering plans.

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