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  • Lockheed Struggling to Deliver F-35 Jet Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 3:02 AM ET
    f-35 JSF

    Lockheed Martin Corp's new F-35 fighter jet has completed over a third of its planned flight tests, but it is still facing problems with the helmet needed to fly the plane, software development and weapons integration, according to a report by the Pentagon's chief weapons tester.

  • Skype Founder Browses Globe for Next Tech Earner Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 7:50 AM ET
    Earth Net

    Niklas Zennstrom, co-founder of Skype, believes the next hot tech business can come from anywhere around the globe.

  • Forecast for 2013: Market Predictions Will Be Wrong Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 2:08 AM ET

    Investors sifting through analysts' new year predictions for stock market movements may want to press "delete" and look instead for sound companies, as history shows equity index forecasts are usually wrong.

  • Vodafone Shares Rise on Verizon Sale Talk Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Verizon

    Shares in Vodafone rose almost 3 percent on Tuesday after its partner in U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless said it would be "feasible" to buy out the British group in what would be one of the biggest corporate deals ever.

  • Goldman Sachs Says Buy Megafon—Despite IPO Snub Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 4:59 AM ET

    Megafon’s $1.7 billion share offering raised eyebrows last year when Goldman Sachs pulled out as lead bookrunner close to launch – but the investment bank has now issued a “buy” rating on the stock.

  • Euro Zone Factory Downturn Deepens in December Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 4:09 AM ET

    The slowdown in euro zone factory activity deepened in December as new orders tumbled, a business survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting the economy may have slipped further into recession in the last quarter of 2012.

  • Euro Zone Crisis Batters Holiday Sales Prospects Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 3:28 AM ET

    Shoppers in euro zone nations battered by years of recession and crisis are on the hunt for bargains, delaying their purchases until the last minute, or simply not buying at all as post-Christmas sales get underway.

  • EU Imposes Toughest Sanctions Yet On Iran Saturday, 22 Dec 2012 | 4:19 PM ET

    Rigorous new sanctions against Iran's banking, shipping and industrial sectors took effect on Saturday, as part of the European Union's effort to force Tehran to scale back its nuclear program.

  • Global investors are betting Washington will overcome its budget deadlock despite an apparently serious setback. Republican lawmakers rejected a proposal on Thursday by their leader, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, designed to extract concessions from President Barack Obama.

  • UK Lawmakers Urge ‘Electrification’ of Banks Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 1:27 AM ET

    Britain needs to introduce legislation that could break up banks if standards slipped because current reform proposals fall short of what is needed, an influential panel of lawmakers said.

  • Fitch Warns US Could Lose AAA If 'Fiscal Cliff' Hits Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 5:55 AM ET

    Ratings firm Fitch warned on Wednesday there was an increased likelihood it would strip the U.S. of its triple-A status if Washington does not prevent $600 billion of spending cuts and tax hikes from kicking in early next year.

  • Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

    Fitch Ratings stuck by its triple-A rating on France in a much-awaited review on Friday but warned that an expected peak in debt in 2014 was the limit it could agree to for a country with a top-notch credit grade.

  • Britain's Pace Bids for Google’s Set-Top Box Unit Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 3:12 AM ET

    British TV decoder maker Pace said on Monday that it had made an early-stage proposal to Internet group Google to acquire its set-top TV box maker Motorola Home.

  • StanChart to Pay $327 Million in Sanctions Case Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:29 PM ET

    StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.

  • Google

    British TV decoder maker Pace said on Monday that it had made an early-stage proposal to internet group Google to acquire its Motorola Home business.

  • US Energy Agency Adopts Brent, Drops US Crude Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 5:13 AM ET

    The U.S. government's energy agency has adopted North Sea Brent crude as its benchmark for oil forecasts, dropping its domestic benchmark.

  • Starbucks Says to Pay More UK Tax Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 8:49 AM ET

    Coffee chain Starbucks said it could pay up to 20 million pounds more in tax as it announced plans to change its accounting practises, surrendering to widespread criticism.

  • Rolls-Royce Could Face Prosecution in Bribery Probe Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 4:42 AM ET

    Aerospace and defense group Rolls-Royce said it was in talks with Britain's Serious Fraud Office over potential corruption involving its intermediaries overseas.

  • Billionaire Green Sells Topshop Stake to US Group Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 4:31 AM ET
    Philip Green, the billionaire owner of fashion retailer Arcadia Group Ltd

    British retail billionaire Philip Green on Thursday sold a 25 percent stake in Topshop and Topman to U.S. private equity firm Leonard Green and Partners in a deal that values the popular high street chain at 2 billion pounds.

  • Shareholders Clinch Pact to Overhaul EADS Ownership Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 1:22 AM ET

    The accord to wind down a Franco-German power-sharing pact came weeks after talks broke down to merge the group with UK arms firm BAE Systems, taking advantage of the groundwork for the failed $45 billion deal.