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  • GE, Boeing Alert Airlines About 777 Engine Problem Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    General Electric Co and Boeing Co have alerted airlines about a potential problem with engines on Boeing's long-range 777 jumbo jet.

  • Apple Falling Out of Favor With Top Hedge Funds Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    One-time hedge fund darling Apple was dropped by more famous hedge fund managers in the first quarter.

  • FBI Opens Criminal Probe of US Tax Agency Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday he had ordered the FBI to open a criminal probe in a growing scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups.

  • SEC Blesses Fidelity's First Actively Managed ETFs Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:54 AM ET
    Fidelity Investments

    Fidelity Investments received permission from U.S. regulators to open its own actively managed exchange-traded funds.

  • EU Commission Says Visa Europe Offers Cut in Fees Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    Visa Europe, the European licensee of Visa Inc., has offered to cap its inter-bank credit card fees at 0.3 percent of transaction value for four years, the same level as the rival MasterCard network, to end a European Union competition investigation and stave off a possible fine.

  • Verizon Wireless Giving Parents $7 Billion Gift Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 7:22 AM ET

    Verizon Wireless said on Monday it would pay its parents Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group Plc a dividend of $7 billion in June.

  • Obama Slams IRS Actions as 'Outrageous' Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 5:35 AM ET
    President Barack Obama, during a White House news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron.

    President Barack Obama called the targeting of conservative groups by U.S. tax officials "outrageous" and said that any Internal Revenue Service employees involved would be held accountable.

  • Struggling Nokia Unveils New Smartphone, Shares Drop Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 5:01 AM ET

    Nokia lost almost 5 percentage points of market share in the first quarter. Worryingly overall sales of the cheaper feature phones were slowing, as consumers kept hold of their phones for longer.

  • CBOE Keeps S&P and Dow Jones Options Exclusivity Monday, 13 May 2013 | 12:34 PM ET
    William Brodsky, chairman and chief executive officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.

  • Elan Strikes $1 Billion Royalty Deal With Theravance Monday, 13 May 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Elan stepped up its bid to keep its independence on Monday by agreeing a $1 billion deal to buy 21 percent of the royalties that U.S. company Theravance receives from GlaxoSmithKline.

  • How Did They Do It? IT Watchdog Probes ATM Heist Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 12:17 PM ET
    An ATM machine on Third Avenue is viewed in New York on May 10, 2013, just one of the many that were used as cyber thieves around the world stole $45 million by hacking into debit card companies, scrapping withdrawal limits and helping themselves from cash machines.

    India's IT watchdog is investigating how the computer systems of two companies that are part of the country's vast IT services industry were breached in a global ATM heist.

  • G-7 Finance Chiefs Give Japan a Green Light Saturday, 11 May 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    Jacob 'Jack' Lew, U.S. treasury secretary, left, and George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, laugh while posing for the family photo during the Group of Seven (G-7) finance ministers and central bank governors meeting at Hartwell House in Aylesbury, U.K.

    Group of Seven nations finance ministers agreed to tackle the issue of how to deal with failing banks and gave gave a green light to Japan's efforts to galvanize its economy.

  • The Euro Crisis Is Actually Saving Germany Money Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 4:19 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel,  walks past flags of the European Union and Germany.

    Throughout Europe's debt crisis, northern European leaders have often said they will not stand for taxpayers having to fork out for other countries' problems, and the notion of "taxpayer-funded bailouts" has taken root.

  • Italy's Letta Wins French Backing for Focus on Growth Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 2:08 AM ET

    Italy's new Prime Minister Enrico Letta won French backing on Wednesday for calls to spur economic growth alongside budget rigor.

  • Berkshire Size, Buffett Age Cloud Annual Gathering Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:25 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett may be on safari for major acquisitions, which he likes to call elephants, but shareholders may wonder if his Berkshire Hathaway has become the biggest elephant in the room.

  • Punch-Up in Parliament; Venezuelan Lawmakers Hurt Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:48 AM ET

    Fistfights broke out in Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday during an angry session linked to the South American nation's bitter election dispute.

  • Britain to Quiz Google Again on Tax Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:26 AM ET
    Google street view can on the Google Campus

    Google and its auditor Ernst & Young will be called again to a British parliament committee to testify on tax and inconsistencies in the way Google portrays its activities in Britain.

  • Deutsche Bank Unveils Forecast-Beating Earnings Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 12:45 AM ET
    Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

    Deutsche Bank said it will beef up its balance sheet with a 2.8 billion euro capital increase and unveiled forecast-beating first-quarter earnings following a wave of aggressive cost cuts.

  • China's Big Dilemma: Yuan Liberalization Saturday, 27 Apr 2013 | 10:40 PM ET

    China's central bank has been talking tough on currency reform while it has also intensified market intervention, highlighting the fine line it must walk in trying to liberalize the yuan.

  • Congress' Rush to Help Airlines Could Crack Budget Door Saturday, 27 Apr 2013 | 10:26 AM ET
    TSA security checkpoint in Portland, Oregon.

    Congress got rid of a headache on Friday when it rescued the flying public from flight delays caused by its budget cutting. But in the view of many U.S. lawmakers, the pain is just about to begin.