Ann Taylor has hired JPMorgan Chase to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the women's retailer, sources said.
Burger King Worldwide confirmed plans to acquire Tim Hortons, with billionaire Warren Buffett helping to finance the deal.
What have we learnt from the recent reporting flurry? Societe Generale has put together a list of conclusions to be drawn from this earnings season.
Stocks rose on Monday as investors welcomed M&A and looked to the European Central Bank for further monetary easing moves.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Smart chip cards are becoming the standard worldwide, so when you travel expect your 'old' American credit card to be rejected.
Behind in the polls, Obama's rekindling class warfare against banks, corporations, and rich people, says Larry Kudlow.
Three computer engineers say in a paper they can hack Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.
Raj Mahal left Wall Street for stand-up comedy. He doesn't miss being on BlackBerry 24/7 but here are 7 things he really misses about Wall Street.
Thailand's junta wants to sell a positive story about its coup saving a troubled economy, but there is little evidence yet of a sustainable recovery.
Stocks rose Thursday as investors anticipate a dovish tone from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday.
Wall Street banks may appear to be offering higher salaries to junior employees, but the increase may not be as generous as it looks.
Bank of America agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that it sold in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Shake Shack's potential offering could come as soon as this year, according to sources.
The long-anticipated settlement is expected to consist of a penalty of $9.6 billion and a package of consumer-relief measures valued at $7 billion.
"It's definitely politics. It has nothing to do with justice or restitution to the innocent victims," former Wells Fargo chief Dick Kovacevich says.
How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.
The facts of Google's first 10 years are impressive.
Google's unorthodox auction-style IPO was intended to be the future of companies going public. Then it wasn't. Here's why.
Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans to move some London-based activities to Ireland to address concerns that the UK is drifting apart.