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  • "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race.

  • China's Urbanization Leaves Migrant Workers in the Cold Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 11:35 PM ET

    Cheap neighborhoods in China are being cleared as part of a "urbanization" campaign. But in an ironic twist, the clearance of these "villages within cities" removes cheap housing for the very people targeted to fuel that migration.

  • US Business, Labor Groups Reach Immigration Deal Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    Major U.S. business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a guest-worker program that removes a major hurdle to a broad immigration overhaul and clears the way for Senate legislation to be introduced soon, according to a source.

  • Big Depositors in Cyprus to Lose Far More Than Feared Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 3:48 AM ET

    Under conditions to be announced Saturday, depositors in Bank of Cyprus will get shares in the bank worth 37.5 percent of their deposits over 100,000 euros, while the rest may never be paid back.

  • Dell Warns of Risks of Remaining a Public Company Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Dell warned on Friday that it would be dangerous to take on a lot of debt and remain a public company given its worsening profit outlook, in a sign that it views proposals from Blackstone Group and billionaire investor Carl Icahn as fraught with risk.

  • More Signs of Growth: Consumer Spending Rises Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    U.S. consumer spending rose in February and income rebounded, further signs economic activity accelerated in the first quarter, even though part of the increase in consumption reflected higher gasoline prices.

  • After Cyprus, Markets See Slovenia Closer to Bailout Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    View over Lublijana, Slovenia.

    Cyprus may be a "special case" in the eyes of European officials, but their handling of its bailout is taking a toll on another small euro zone member with an over-burdened banking sector- Slovenia.

  • Cyprus Says Threat Contained, No Plan to Leave Euro Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 8:47 AM ET

    The president of Cyprus said on Friday the risk of bankruptcy had been contained and the country had no intention of leaving the euro.

  • Douwe Egberts Coffee Group Gets $8.2 Billion Bid Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 4:15 AM ET

    D.E Master Blenders 1753 said on Thursday it received a 6.4- billion-euro takeover offer from German investor Joh A Benckiser, sending shares of the Dutch coffee and tea maker up more than 25 percent.

  • 75% Wealth Tax for French Companies Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 3:57 AM ET

    Francois Hollande declared that companies would have to pay a 75 percent tax on salaries over a million euros after his plan for a "super-tax" on individuals was knocked down.

  • Cyprus Bank Controls to Last a Month: Minister Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 1:54 AM ET

    Cyprus conceded on Thursday that tight capital controls would remain in force longer than expected as the island's banks reopened for the first time after the government was forced to accept a tough EU rescue package to avoid bankruptcy.

  • Next Crisis? Small Businesses Threaten Italy, Spain Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 2:57 AM ET
    Laura Massey smiles as she talks to a customer at Beetz Me in Princeton, Illinois.

    Small companies struggling to repay loans in Italy and Spain signal bigger problems on the horizon for the euro zone after the dust has settled on Cyprus's last-ditch bailout.

  • Cyprus Banks Opening: Guards Prepare for Battle Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:19 PM ET

    Cyprus reopens its banks on Thursday with capital controls in place and guards at branches to help avert bank runs.

  • BlackBerry Targeted by Short Sellers Ahead of Results Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 2:28 AM ET

    Some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround at Blackberry is over-hyped.

  • Wells Fargo: Cyber Attack Disrupting Website Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Wells Fargo said its online banking website was experiencing an unusually high volume of traffic that it believes stems from a cyber attack.

  • Cyprus Was Unique Case, Not Model: ECB Board Member Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:38 AM ET

    The banking crisis in Cyprus was a unique case and the rescue plan used should not be seen as a model for other European countries that fall into trouble.

  • Cyprus Rescue a Model for Europe: Eurogroup Head Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    A rescue program agreed for Cyprus on Monday represents a new template for resolving euro zone banking problems, the head of the region's finance ministers said.

  • Cyprus to Contact Troika Monday for Bailout Talks Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Lawmakers raise their hands to vote on the nation's banking crisis inside the Cypriot parliament in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Friday

    Cyprus plans to contact international lenders on Monday evening to invite them to the island for final talks on a comprehensive aid package for the Greece- exposed island, officials said.

  • Emerging Nations Risk Cyprus Contagion: World Bank Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    Developing nations must be ready for a financial market selloff if the Cypriot banking sector collapses, World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Sunday, urging a swift resolution to the crisis in Cyprus.

  • Bulk of Russian Money in Cyprus Belongs to Small Firms Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 11:36 PM ET
    Riot police in Cyprus stand on guard as protesters near by protest the governments handling of the banking crisis.

    The assessment of officials and bankers on the Mediterranean island suggest the bulk of the billions of euros of Russian money in Cyprus comes from smaller firms and middle-class savers, and not the super-wealthy.