Japanese police arrested Mark Karpelès, the head of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, alleging that he manipulated the company’s computer system to increase the balance in an account.
High-level efforts to complete a major Pacific trade agreement ended without resolution amid deep differences over trade in dairy and other products.
After nearly 25 years of turbulent action that has elated and infuriated investors, China’s stock markets remain much as they were when they opened in 1990. Beijing calls the shots.
Commodity prices tumbled anew, plunging the S&P GSCI Total Return index to its worst monthly loss since November 2008 and deepening a yearslong rout that few observers expect to moderate.
Several of the largest agribusiness companies are set to announce quarterly results, providing insight into how whipsawing grain prices are affecting the farm economy.
The U.S. Marine Corps said Lockheed’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is finally ready for combat, a milestone for the world’s most expensive weapons program.
Uber has completed a new round of funding that values the five-year-old ride-hailing company at close to $51 billion, reaching the mark faster than Facebook did.
Italian sports-car maker Lamborghini envisions big changes for its product line and production methods, aiming to build its first sport-utility with components borrowed from parent Volkswagen vehicles.
Financial planners are borrowing techniques from psychologists to help clients get in touch with the often messy feelings behind their relationships with money.
UPS said it agreed to buy shipping-services provider Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion as delivery giants seek new ways to grow in a rapidly changing global economic and technological environment.