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2 hours 33 minutes ago
Sbarro says it's filing for Chapter 11 reorganization, marking the struggling pizza chain's second trip through bankruptcy court in less than three years.
3 hours 57 minutes ago
McDonald’s says a key sales metric dropped 1.4 percent in the United States in February, yet again hurt by tough winter weather.
5 hours 23 minutes ago
A new graphical tool from the New York Fed allows users to study eight aspects of the labor market, including the mismatch between job skills and openings.
5 hours 24 minutes ago
Sprinkle these words through any conversation about entrepreneurship, and you will sound progressive. But think about what you are really saying.
6 hours 26 minutes ago
The deal for Qinyuan Group represents Unilever’s largest acquisition in China in more than a decade. The maker of water purifiers and other drinking water equipment had annual sales of nearly 1.2 billion renminbi, or about $200 million, last year.
6 hours 39 minutes ago
The combination will create the world’s largest producer and distributor of bananas and will have about $4.6 billion in annual revenue. The transaction values Fyffes at about $526 million.
7 hours 27 minutes ago
Data showing that China’s exports unexpectedly fell in February rattled investors and added to fears of a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.
11 hours 22 minutes ago
Solar energy is becoming more economically viable, with happy consequences for consumers but not for the fossil fuel industry, an economist writes.
12 hours 23 minutes ago
A group is looking to make $40 million movies with big stars, as an alternative to the blockbusters now favored by Hollywood.
The activist hedge fund manager William A. Ackman bet a billion dollars on the collapse of the nutritional supplement company Herbalife, then launched an extraordinary campaign to hasten that development.
The Chinese Internet company said it would pay $215 million for a 15 percent stake in JD.com as the two firms seek to challenge the dominance of Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company.
European finance officials will consider banking rules on Monday, and the Senate will consider Stanley Fischer as the Fed’s next vice chairman at a hearing on Tuesday.
The industry model is changing, as consumers no longer depend on dealers to learn about cars, and automakers try to sell their vehicles more directly.
Kyle Pope, Pulitzer Prize winner and former top editor of The New York Observer, is now running five small community newspapers in Manhattan.
General Motors’ recall of 1.6 million cars is a time-consuming process with many steps, including designing and testing the new parts, finding and informing owners, then fixing the vehicles.