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  • OkCupid dating experiment may violate FTC rules Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    OkCupid's disclosure that the popular dating website intentionally misled couples about their suitability could open it up to a U.S. FTC inquiry.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At Noon EDT Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter Fed widely expected to make sixth reduction in bond purchases at this week's meeting Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta talks about the future of room service, Wi-Fi and younger travelers Small businesses step up hiring pace as healthier economy boosts revenue Small cars fare poorly in new frontal crash tests, Mini Cooper Countryman gets top rating Toyota remains No. 1, at top in global vehicle sales after first 6 months, beating VW and GM Texas lawyer sues GM over ignition switch defects on behalf of 658 plaintiffs Republicans block Senate bill that would curb tax breaks for firms moving operations overseas Dubai, European airlines diverting flights that once flew over Iraq out of security fears Major markets little changed after report of stronger US growth; Twitter flies high

  • Jesse Ventura awarded $1.8M in defamation case Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Jesse Ventura

    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author.

  • McDonald's, franchisees liable in worker disputes Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:17 AM ET
    A worker puts together an order of Chicken McNuggets at a McDonald's restaurant in Little Falls, N.J.

    McDonald's and its franchisees can be held liable in complaints that the company violated employee rights, an official at the U.S. NLRB said.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- A U.S. federal appeals court has upheld a $67 million jury verdict against TD Bank, part of Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank, for helping convicted former lawyer Scott Rothstein run a Florida Ponzi scheme that cost investors more than $1 billion.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- A federal appeals court has upheld a $67 million jury verdict against TD Bank, part of Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank, for helping convicted former lawyer Scott Rothstein run a Florida Ponzi scheme that cost investors more than $1 billion.

  • McDonald's: Regulator says it's a 'joint employer' Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    McDonald's says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named as a "joint employer" for workers in its franchise-owned restaurants.

  • An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.

  • Investor files U.S. lawsuit over Barclays "dark pool" Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:49 AM ET

    LONDON, July 29- A U.S. investor is suing Barclays Plc and current and former bosses over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the British bank of lying to customers regarding its electronic trading platform.

  • U.S. judge tosses suit vs Marriott over failed hotel Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    The plaintiff, Madison 92nd Street Associates LLC, accused Marriott and a labor organization of conspiring to control which Marriott- branded hotels unionized. Madison chose Marriott because of the assurance it received from Marriott that it was a non-union company and that Courtyard would employ a non-union workforce at the hotel, according to the lawsuit.

  • Argentina in last-ditch effort to avert default Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    But the mediator, Daniel A. Pollack, said in a statement that while the Argentines would meet him, they had not yet accepted his recommendation of face-to-face talks with the plaintiffs in the dispute, led by New York billionaire Paul Singer's NML Capital Ltd.. District Judge Thomas Griesa has forbidden Argentina to pay them unless it also pays the holdouts.

  • July 25- High-end sound system and headphone maker Bose Corp is going after the newer kid on the block, Beats Electronics, with a lawsuit accusing Beats of infringing several patents related to noise-cancellation technology. Bose was seeking unspecified damages from Beats, which Apple Inc announced this year it would acquire for $3 billion.

  • Bose sues Beats over noise-canceling headphones Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    Bose QuietComfort 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones.

    Bose on Friday sued Beats for infringing on patents for its noise-canceling headphones, claiming it has marketed similar products.

  • Bose suing Apple's Beats     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports Bose is suing Apple's Beat's Electronics over noise-cancelling headphone patents.

  • MOSCOW, July 25- Russia's consumer protection agency has filed a lawsuit in a Moscow court seeking to ban some of McDonald's Corp's burgers along with its milk shakes and ice cream, a court spokeswoman said on Friday.

  • MOSCOW, July 25- Russia's consumer protection agency has filed a lawsuit in a Moscow court seeking to ban some of McDonald's Corp's burgers along with its milk shakes and ice cream, a court spokeswoman said on Friday.

  • Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a ruling in 2012 by a district court that sided with several health and consumer organizations that sued the FDA after the agency decided against holding the hearings.

  • Barclays files to dismiss 'dark pool' lawsuit Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    Barclays filed a motion to throw out the New York attorney general's lawsuit that alleged the bank lied to clients over its high-speed trading venue.

  • NEW YORK, July 24- Barclays Plc called for the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit from the New York attorney general alleging the bank lied to clients about its high-speed trading venue, calling it unjustified because Barclays' customers were never misled.

  • Boston Scientific 2Q profit falls 97 percent Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    MARLBOROUGH, Mass.— Boston Scientific Corp. reported second-quarter earnings that sank 97 percent, as a heavy lawsuit-related charge and other expenses weighed on the medical device maker's results.