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  • BHP Billiton Names New CEO as Profit Slumps Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 6:03 PM ET

    Global miner BHP Billiton appointed the head of its non-ferrous business as its new chief executive on Wednesday to replace Marius Kloppers.

  • Einhorn Digs in Against Apple as Hearing Looms Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 7:58 AM ET
    The Apple Store in Los Angeles, California.

    David Einhorn reiterated his arguments that a judge should block a shareholder vote on Apple's proposal to eliminate its ability to issue preferred shares without investor approval.

  • 2013 Ford Fusion

    Ford, PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota led European car sales to a new low in January, kicking off 2013 with an 8.5 percent decline, the Association of European carmakers said on Tuesday.

  • This Time Around, Abe May Prove He's Got It Right Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 11:44 PM ET

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is out to prove that the man who threw in the towel after barely a year in office has what it takes to survive as a long-term leader.

  • Huawei Denies Work Links in Singapore Death Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
    A receptionist sits behind the counter at the Huawei office in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province.

    Chinese telecommunications company Huawei said on Monday it had not worked with an institute in Singapore on any projects in the specialist field of an American engineer who died mysteriously last year.

  • Britain's Cameron in India Amid Graft Scandal Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 12:52 AM ET
    David Cameron

    British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in India on Monday to try to win new investment in the face of fierce global competition.

  • Former top financial bureaucrat Toshiro Muto is the leading candidate to become Japan's next central bank governor with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to pick a nominee as early as this week.

  • Indian Bond Buyers Bet Budget Will Finally Deliver Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 6:55 PM ET
    P. Chidambaram, India's Finance Minister

    Investors are betting Indian bonds are set for their biggest rally since the global financial crisis, wagering that a government will put fiscal discipline ahead of election largess.

  • China Tests Cashless Casino—Macau, Watch Out Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 6:37 PM ET

    Owned by art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan, Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay bar marks the Chinese government's first tacit approval of a gaming concept outside of Macau.

  • Kraft Warns on Fourth Quarter, but Raises Outlook Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Kraft Foods Group said fourth-quarter revenue likely declined about 11 percent from a year earlier due to reductions in trade inventories, but raised its forecast for 2013.

  • Technology Whiz Kid Tackles Greek Tax Evasion Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    Greece is pinning its hopes of boosting revenue from an antiquated tax system beset by massive evasion on Harry Theoharis, a boyish-looking 42-year-old who describes himself as an "IT monkey."

  • The Matchmakers Behind the AMR-US Airways Marriage Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 1:58 AM ET
    A US Airways jet takes-off as an American Airlines Jet is prepped for takeoff at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, June 23, 2008.

    After sitting out the industry's last round of mega-mergers, airline giants AMR Corp , parent of American Airlines, and US Airways Group are finally tying the knot. Meet the matchmakers: the financial and legal advisers for AMR's unsecured creditors' committee in bankruptcy.

  • Currency Wars Come to Moscow as G-20 Meets Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 7:29 PM ET

    'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.

  • Big Hedge Funds Fueled Apple's Share Plunge Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:38 PM ET
    The Apple Store in Los Angeles, California.

    Some of the biggest hedge funds that helped make Apple a stock market darling lost faith and dumped their stakes in the fourth quarter, fueling the massive drop in the iPhone maker's share price.

  • James B. Bullard, St. Louis Fed President

    The U.S. St. Louis Fed Bank President James Bullard said the switch to outright open-ended bond purchases, plus the adoption of thresholds to guide expectations on when the Fed would start to raise interest rates, were making policy more effective.

  • The European Union's executive formally proposed on Thursday a tax on financial trading in 11 countries to raise up to 35 billion euros annually, saying it was a first step to applying the levy across the whole bloc.

  • Horsemeat Discoveries 'Tip of the Iceberg': Lawmakers Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    Discoveries so far of horsemeat in products sold as beef are likely to be the "tip of the iceberg", a British parliamentary report into the scandal said on Thursday.

  • Judge Dismisses ATM Fee Fixing Suit Against Big Banks Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:49 PM ET

    A federal judge has dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing Visa, MasterCard, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo of conspiring to fix automated teller machine fees.

  • AMR Creditors Approve $11 Billion Merger With US Air Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    Unsecured creditors of American Airlines parent AMR have approved an $11 billion merger with US Airways, sources said. The deal is expected to be announced Thursday.

  • $2 Trillion Economy With a Major Trust Problem Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    A $2 trillion economy and a stock market that trades at valuations cheaper than Pakistan - Russia is struggling to gain the trust of international capital.