The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group for all cash» Read More
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his entire stake in Family Dollar.
Want to know which companies are least likely to survive? Just ask their accountants. They’ll tell you, USA Today reports.
Think a GOP win in the midterms will mean less regulation and taxes? Not so fast, says former Rep. Barney Frank.
The leak of racy celebrity photos has put Apple in the unusual position of having to mend its image just before a highly anticipated product launch.
The fashion mogul Bernard Arnault’s LVMH and the Hermès luxury house have finally made peace, the companies say.
A group of Fukushima workers sued Tokyo Electric for unpaid wages in a potentially precedent-setting legal challenge to the utility.
Britain's parliament has rejected Chinese calls to scrap an inquiry into Hong Kong's progress towards democracy.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has picked two lawmakers with friendly ties to China for his party's top posts, a move seen to be aimed at thawing chilly ties with Beijing.
The validity of an Indiana state law that bars companies from requiring workers to join a union and pay union dues was affirmed on Tuesday.
Communicating their competence is critical for women in the workplace, and is something they don't do nearly enough.
A new study finds that we are not only are we willing to allow robots to give commands, but that we prefer robot orders to that of humans.
A female traveler allegedly threw water in a male passenger's face for preventing her from reclining.
Japanese summer bonuses rose in July and regular pay grew for the second straight month, suggesting some firms are gradually -raising wages.
Washington is facing international pressure to ease its ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union.
NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a "spearhead" rapid reaction force that could be sent to a hot spot.
The European Union could ban gas exports and limit industrial use as part of emergency measures to protect household energy supplies this winter.
European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi appears to be implementing his own three-pronged plan to rescue the euro zone economy.
A record number of enforcement actions are being pursued against employers accused of "wage theft," The New York Times reports.
The ECB meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to recovery, inflation and the sluggish pace of reform.
President Putin called for immediate talks on Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow endorsed rebel calls for independence.
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