Nickel prices have sunk to their lowest level since March, extending a roller-coaster year for investors, amid a gloomy economic outlook and fallout from a trade-financing scandal in China.
A new study of top e-commerce sites found the practice of personalizing prices for the same goods, or pushing some people toward higher-priced offers, is more widespread than previously understood.
The chairman of China International Capital Corp has resigned, marking the second top management change in less than two weeks.
Junk-bond prices have bounced back after their steepest decline in more than a year, underscoring the thirst for higher-yielding investments despite concerns about an overheated market.
Procter & Gamble shook up its senior management ranks, naming new leaders for key businesses and narrowing the field of potential successors to CEO A.G. Lafley.
Struggling Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen is appealing to its partners to stick around, and says profitability is improving after a tough 18 months marked by lawyer exits and sliding revenue.
Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries late Wednesday endorsed a possible strike over wage and benefit issues, threatening to halt production at the world’s biggest shipbuilding company for the first time in 20 years.
Private-equity firm TPG has taken a minority stake in GreenSky Trade Credit LLC, an investment that values the consumer-finance company at nearly $2 billion.
From a food-safety scandal to increased competition in the fast-food industry, McDonald’s is struggling to revive its fortunes in China.
Blue-chip companies are posting poor growth as their once-reliable formulas for success left them too big to switch tack quickly when market conditions changed.