Dominion Earnings Fall Due to Warm Weather

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Dominion Resources said its third-quarter earnings fell 7%, dented by a season of milder-than-usual weather.

Japan's 'Haunted' Houses Mapped

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Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.

Apple Pay Moves World Closer to Mobile Payment Acceptance

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ApplePay’s recent launch in the U.S. is the latest indication that paying for things with our phones will become more normal, but for most, “normal” remains some way away.

Japan Pension Fund Bucks Bond Trend

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With most pension funds investing a large proportion of their assets in debt, Japan’s government pension fund has turned the other way and slashed its debt holdings and moved further into local and foreign stocks in a bold move into riskier allocations.

Oi, Telefónica, América Móvil Advance on Plans to Buy TIM in Brazil

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Three telecommunications companies operating in Brazil, Spain’s Telefónica SA, Mexico’s América Móvil SAB and Brazil’s Oi SA, agreed to join forces to make an offer to acquire Telecom Italia SpA’s local unit, TIM Participações, according to two people close to the talks.

Altice About to Make Firm Offer for PT Portugal

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Telecom company Altice SA is set to make a firm offer to buy PT Portugal from its Brazilian owner, as competition heats up for the Portuguese unit valued at over €6 billion.

Wal-Mart Weighs Matching Web Prices

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Wal-Mart is testing a program to match online prices from rivals like Amazon this holiday season, a move that could make the discounter more competitive but cut into profits.

Newell Rubbermaid Seeks to Sell Units to Focus Portfolio

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Newell Rubbermaid said that it will pursue the sale of its Endicia online postage and Calphalon retail outlet stores and kitchen electrics businesses to create a more focused portfolio.

NTT DoCoMo to Combine Broadband, Mobile Services

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Japan’s largest mobile network operator will start selling high-speed broadband and mobile services in a single, discounted package as it responds to fierce competition and a sharp earnings decline.

Hilton Worldwide: Profit Falls, Outlook Rises

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Hilton Worldwide said its third-quarter profit edged down on higher expenses, but the hotel operator raised its outlook for the year on strong revenue and occupancy rates.

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