*Euro holds just under $1.10, dollar near 124 yen. SYDNEY, Aug 3- The dollar stayed on the backfoot early on Monday after suffering a setback late last week when subdued wage growth clouded the outlook on the timing for an interest rate hike. The euro bought $1.09760, having lifted from a low of $1.08935.» Read More
The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encouraging U.S. states that are experimenting with legalization of the drug.
Safety systems on 261,114 Lexus and Toyota vehicles in the United States, including stability control and anti-lock brakes, could fail.
Lehman will pay $767 million in cash to Freddie Mac, settling a dispute over loans it was scheduled to pay the day it declared bankruptcy.
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee said on Wednesday that it postponed Thursday's hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Optim Energy, an electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
New York's financial regulator revealed new details on plans to govern virtual currency firms to protect consumers and combat money laundering.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose less than expected in December, suggesting a moderation in the pace of stock accumulation.
Apple lost its latest bid to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold after a federal appeals court rejected its argument that his work was causing irreparable harm to the company.
The U.S. plans to take India to the World Trade Organisation over subsidies New Delhi gives to its solar power industry.
Russian authorities have issued warnings against using bitcoin, saying the virtual currency could be used for money laundering or financing terrorism.
Hundreds of technicians and engineers are camped out in Tokyo hotels trying to revive Japan's nuclear industry.
Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS trying to obtain coverage under Obamacare are in danger of being thrown out of their insurance plan.
US mutual funds with heavy exposure to Puerto Rico bonds have sold off some of the cash-strapped island's debt.
The U.S. Justice Department will close its probe into Samsung's use of patents to attack rivals, but said it would continue to monitor patent suits.
The U.S. Postal Service narrowed its losses in its first quarter that ended December as a surge in online shopping and package delivery boosted its revenues.
Private equity firm KKR & Co said it would acquire National Vision from buyout firm Berkshire Partners in a deal worth nearly $1 billion.
Internet company Google Inc bought a 5.94 percent stake in China's Lenovo Group last month for $750 million.
The National Retail Federation on Thursday projected U.S. retail industry sales will rise 4.1 percent this year, a bigger gain than in 2013, citing its expectation of faster economic growth and continued improvement in the job market in 2014.. Retail industry sales rose 3.7 percent last year, the NRF said.
Aston Martin is recalling most of its cars built since 2007 after discovering a Chinese supplier was using counterfeit plastic in a part.
Two of Hewlett-Packard's most powerful executives, until they were sidelined by CEO Meg Whitman, are preparing to leave the company soon.