BRUSSELS, Nov 21- A plan giving Brussels new powers to fight unfair Chinese exports "is dead", Italy said on Friday, with the European Union ideologically split over how to deal with countries that dump cheap goods in Europe. Countries such as France say Europe must defend its industries, while free-trade advocates like Sweden see the rules as protectionism.» Read More
Goldman Sachs may be one of the last firms standing as a rocky romance between Wall Street and raw material markets turns sour.
Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.
Sears Holdings said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.
Germany's Bundesbank raised its forecast for growth of the euro zone's largest economy this year and next on Friday.
The US unemployment rate could fall early next year as cuts throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.
BP won a legal reprieve to avoid payments over losses not traceable to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, potentially sparing it extra costs.
A former Goldman Sachs trader who pleaded guilty to fraudulently building a futures trade should repay $118 million to his former employer, U.S. prosecutors said.
China scrambled jets on Friday in response to two U.S. spy planes and 10 Japanese aircraft entering its new air defense zone over the East China Sea.
If you just decided to join the Black Friday crunch but didn't prepare well, don't despair: Just pick up your smartphone.
Online gambling alone won't save Atlantic City casinos, and the revenues it generates could fall far short of projections, according to Fitch.
A growing group of social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook. Just ask them.
The head of the U.S. FCC said Friday he personally opposed cellphone use on planes but the decision would be up to airlines.
Marlboro says it will get into the e-cigarette business in the second half of 2014 and raised its profits forecast for the next year.
Dubai flag carrier Emirates will buy more Airbus A380 superjumbos, the airline's chairman said at the opening of the Dubai Airshow.
China unwrapped a bold set of economic and social reforms on Friday, relaxing its one-child policy and further freeing up markets.
Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies, the FBI warned.
A choking smog across much of northern China threatens major coal projects globally that are still on the drawing board.
U.S. technology companies may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal takes a toll.
General Motors Chief Executive Dan Akerson could step down as early as next year, according to people close to the matter.
Boeing Co. machinists soundly rejected a new labor contract on Wednesday that would have let them build the company's newest jetliner in Washington.