WASHINGTON, Dec 1- U.S House and Senate lawmakers reached agreement on Tuesday on a $305 billion, five-year transportation bill that would revive the politically embattled Export-Import Bank while funding roads, bridges and mass transit. The legislation would renew the Ex-Im Bank's charter through Sept. 30, 2019, months after it expired on June 30 in the face...» Read More
Transocean said it reached an agreement with Carl Icahn.
Fed. Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Friday that there was still an "awful lot of slack" in the labor market, but said that economic data doesn't provide an accurate measure.
McDonald's Corp reported lower-than-expected comparable-restaurant sales for October as sales fell in Japan.
NYPD has denied that its commissioner, Ray Kelly, was in talks with JPMorgan Chase about a senior role in security at the bank.
Russia's economy will perform far worse than forecast over the next two decades, lagging global growth, business daily Vedomosti reported on Thursday.
A jump in advertising sales powered AOL's third quarter results past Wall Street's expectations, the company said on Tuesday.
British construction picked up speed last month, unexpectedly growing at its fastest pace since September 2007, a survey of purchasing managers showed on Monday.
Zurich Insurance said investigations found no indication that the company's former CFO who committed suicide suffered any "undue pressure."
Activity in China's services sector expanded at the fastest pace in 13 months, though activity in some important areas including new orders slowed.
"Ender's Game," the tale of children recruited to wage war against an enemy race, won the weekend box office battle, defeating "Last Vegas."
Even as the euro zone shows faint signs of stirring, the ECB is likely to send a dovish message that more monetary help will be on the way.
Shares of Container Store Group doubled in its market debut on the NYSE, after pricing at $18 a share, valuing the company at about $1.63 billion.
The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.
A woman testing a prototype Google Glass was ticketed in San Diego for driving wearing the glasses with a built-in computer and miniature display.
The U.S. government has booked a loss of $9.7 billion on the nearly $50 billion bailout of U.S. automaker General Motors, according to a Congressional report.
The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering.
A top Chinese leader has promised "unprecedented" economic and societal reforms at the Communist Party's plenum meeting next month, state media reported on Saturday.
SAC Capital Advisors will shut down its London office by the end of the year as the hedge fund downsizes, according to a memo sent to staff on Tuesday.
Strong demand for tablets such as Apple's iPad will help worldwide shipments of web-enabled devices rise in 2013, research company Gartner said on Monday.
French utility EDF and the British government have signed an agreement to build two nuclear reactors for a total cost of 16 billion pounds, EDF said in a statement on Monday.