Goldman Sachs to Shun U.K. Body

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The list of major banks signed up to a new U.K. body aimed at overhauling banker behavior is almost certain to be missing at least one major name: Goldman Sachs.

A Mining Force Digs In Again

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Mick Davis, who built two mining giants in the past two decades, is entering the fray again as companies such as BHP Billiton and Anglo American look to sell off assets.

Boys' Toys Bump Up Hasbro Profit

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Toy maker Hasbro Inc. said Monday that strong sales growth in its boys’ division, which includes Transformers and Marvel toys, helped drive a 43% earnings boost in its September quarter.

Natural-Gas Prices Fall Even With Chill Nearing

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When cold weather looms across the U.S., natural-gas prices usually rise. This year they are falling, after a record production boom nearly replenished stockpiles left at their lowest since 2003 by last winter’s freeze.

Clouds Hang Over Strong Quarter for Banks

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Banks may not be finished tightening their belts, with low interest rates likely continuing to squeeze the profitability of lending and trading remaining a volatile source of revenue.

Chinese Stimulus Fuels Hope for Copper

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Copper prices clung to $3 a pound last week as encouragement over stimulus efforts by China offset worries about slowing global growth.

'Fury' Chases Away 'Gone Girl' at Box Office

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Brad Pitt’s World War II drama took in $23.5 million, leading a cluster of weak debuts for several new films.

Solid Profits Expected for U.S. Airlines

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A flock of U.S. airlines is expected to report strong quarterly profits, following the lead of Delta Air. Carriers’ share prices, however, have been battered by concerns from a global economic slowdown to Ebola.

London Caps a Busy Art Week

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At London’s Frieze Art Week, Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips logged solid auction results overall, but critical tests of some deceased or older contemporary artists were mixed.

Scoring a Home Loan Gets Easier

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Bullish mortgage lenders are lowering the minimum FICO scores borrowers need to get a jumbo loan.

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