• Google shifts $12 billion of royalties to Bermuda Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 9:06 PM ET

    Google funneled €8.8 billion of royalty payments to Bermuda last year, a strategy that is saving the US internet group billions of dollars in tax.

  • Fox shareholders urged to vote against Murdoch Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 2:05 AM ET
    News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch.

    Proxy advisory group ISS has urged Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shareholders to vote against the reelection of Chairman Rupert Murdoch and some other board members at an annual shareholders meeting this month, criticizing the company's adoption of a poison pill.

  • Could a shaky market get the debt ceiling raised? Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury Secretary.

    Sharp market movement—and resulting political panic—may be what forces an agreement that re-opens the government and raises the debt ceiling.

  • A tweet underscores why Washington is stuck Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 12:44 PM ET
    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

    A disavowal from the White House press secretary illustrates how the shutdown is rooted in bitter distrust between the administration and GOP leaders.

  • HTC rules out takeover after share plunge Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 3:36 AM ET

    HTC is against the idea of a takeover, said Cher Wang co-founder and chairperson, which reported its first-ever quarterly loss on Friday.

  • Recall outbreak! This time, Chrysler yanks SUVs Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 8:59 AM ET

    Chrysler said it will recall an estimated 132,000 sport utility vehicles globally, mostly in the United States, to address potential software problems.

  • 'Our plan is to back business': UK Prime Minister Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 8:20 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron used his closing speech at his party's conference to reiterate the Conservatives' commitment to business, calling Britain "the land of opportunity".

  • J Sainsbury, Britain's third-biggest grocer, met forecasts with a pick-up in quarterly sales driven by growth at local convenience stores and online, outperforming rivals including market leader Tesco.

  • Time for Gates to go, say top Microsoft investors Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 9:50 PM ET
    Bill Gates

    Three of the top investors in Microsoft are lobbying the board for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded.

  • Unilever warns EM slowdown has accelerated Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 2:11 AM ET
    Bars of Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Lux soap at a store in Mumbai

    Consumer goods company Unilever warned on Monday that a slowdown in its emerging markets accelerated in the third quarter and it now expects underlying sales growth of just 3 to 3.5 percent in the period.

  • Dimon visits White House amid settlement talks Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 2:08 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Negotiations between JPMorgan Chase and U.S. officials to resolve allegations the bank mis-sold mortgage securities in the run-up to the financial crisis are focusing on how credit and blame will be distributed in any settlement, people familiar with the matter say, the FT reports.

  • Could bugs be the key to solving world hunger? Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 10:35 AM ET
    A woman in Bangkok eats a fried grasshopper.

    A start-up is trying to tackle the problem of world hunger with what it hopes will be a game-changing idea? Bugs.

  • Mazda latest recall culprit, yanks 161,000 sedans Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 10:02 AM ET
    2009 Mazda6

    Mazda is recalling 161,400 Mazda6 sedans in the United States because loose screws could cause the side doors to come open.

  • Will 11th hour bill keep the lights on temporarily? Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 9:10 AM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol September 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    There were some signs on Sunday that the House may try and find a last minute solution to keep the federal lights on at least for a few more days.

  • The new economic headwind coming down the road Saturday, 28 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    There’s good news and bad news about trucking. The good news is freight is up (kind of)The bad news? Maybe not enough trucks.

  • Maria's Observation: What the Fed?  Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation on market uncertainty as who will replace Fed chairman Bernanke is still unknown.

  • Why markets should pray for a US government shutdown Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    If a government shutdown doesn't happen and Republicans move their fight over Obamacare to the debt ceiling, chances of a default crisis will rise.

  • Alibaba’s big data may pose problems for a US IPO Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 4:04 AM ET
    Alibaba.com's headquarters in Hangzhou, China

    Concerns surrounding 'big data' gleaned from user transactions on Chinese e-commerce Alibaba's businesses may delay the company's U.S. listing.

  • Why big American businesses fail in China Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 11:32 PM ET

    Since China opened up to foreign investment, some of America's most powerful corporations have gone in confidently, only to stagger out defeated. The Global Post reports.

  • 'BlackBerry Nation' offers lessons for Apple, Samsung Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 10:12 PM ET
    Customers view the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone in Indonesia.

    Indonesia highlights the struggling company's failure to embrace the emerging economies that are leading smartphone sales growth across the globe.

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