*Italy calls for emergency EU meeting this week. PALERMO, Italy April 19- As many as 700 migrants were feared dead on Sunday after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, raising pressure on Europe to face down anti-immigrant bias and find money for support as turmoil in Libya and the Middle East worsens the crisis. If the death toll is confirmed, it will bring to...» Read More
The top investor in Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena looked set to force a delay in a 3-billion euro capital hike the Italian lender needs to carry out.
Time Warner Cable said it had renewed its distribution agreement with Viacom, whose channels include MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.
The oil industry's lobbying arm said it will push lawmakers to consider lifting a ban on crude exports in the new year.
Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.
BP filed a fraud lawsuit to halt some of the $2.3 billion it set aside to compensate commercial fishermen for losses claimed after the 2010 oil spill.
Loehmann's, the 92-year-old discount clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time and said it is prepared to sell its assets to a group of liquidators.
Former Swiss banker Raoul Weil is looking forward to confronting U.S. charges for allegedly helping rich Americans avoid tax, according to his lawyer.
A week of freezing temperatures has damaged California's citrus crop, but it will take several weeks to quantify losses, industry officials said.
Slovenia's banks need $6.62 billion to plug the holes in their balance sheets, the central bank said on Thursday.
A federal judge said General Motors does not need to pay $450 million to cover medical benefits for retirees.
The Food and Drug Administration is phasing out the use of antibiotics in meat over concerns about antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Pilots of an Asiana Airlines plane that crash-landed in San Francisco in July tried to correct it in the final seconds before impact.
Vladimir Putin ordered Russia's military to increase its focus on the Arctic and finish plans to upgrade military bases there.
Europe is seeking to agree by year-end on how to close failing banks, part of an ambitious plan to create a single banking framework.
The Bank of England is concerned that U.S. fiscal policies are creating economic difficulties without any longer-term benefits.
Investors are fleeing the U.S. municipal bond market as it shrank to $3.6 trillion in the third quarter of 2013, the smallest since the end of 2009.
Sysco said it would buy rival US Foods for about $3.5 billion, creating a company with about $65 billion in annual revenue.
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.