Energy Reels as OPEC Stands Pat

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Energy company stocks and the currencies of major oil-producing nations stumbled Friday as OPEC’s decision to keep pumping crude at high levels despite a glut rippled across the globe.

French Uber Ruling Due in Two Weeks

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Car-hailing service Uber Technologies argued that a new French law governing car-service apps is unconstitutional, an effort to block an emergency lawsuit that could end up banning one of the company’s main services in France.

For Retail, a Mix of Hope and Fear

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The U.S. economy has grown strongly since stumbling at the beginning of the year. The holiday shopping season will help determine if 2014 ends with a bang.

BG Group Boss's Share Package Questioned

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Shareholder-advisory group PIRC has recommended that BG Group investors reject a controversial share award to the company’s incoming chief executive, in one of the biggest revolts against executive pay in the U.K. in recent years.

Rio Tinto, BHP Chart Divergent Courses

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As BHP Billiton executives work on plans to slim down their business, their counterparts at Rio Tinto are taking a different tack.

U.S. Officials Chase Fake Goods Online

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ICE and U.S. Customs agents are trying to crack down on counterfeit goods, but that trade has moved online where goods are shipped directly to consumers.

Wal-Mart and Target Take Fight to Amazon

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Wal-Mart and Target are becoming more aggressive in pricing and selling goods on the Web after losing ground in past years to online competitors like Amazon over Thanksgiving weekend.

Airbus Trims Dassault Aviation Stake

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Airbus said it sold $990 million worth of shares in French defense and private jet manufacturer Dassault Aviation back to the company and has plans to further decrease its stake by mid-2015.

U.S. Airlines Recovered from Wednesday's Nor'easter

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After canceling more than 750 flights on Wednesday, a busy travel day before the Thanksgiving holiday, due to snow, rain and winds across the East Coast, airlines were operating close to normal on Friday.

Twitter Co-Founder Sells Some Shares

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Evan Williams, one of Twitter’s founders, has sold some of his stock in the social-media company for the first time, but remains its largest shareholder.

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