Wall Street Journal
Bangladesh's government, facing pressure to improve standards in the garment industry following last month's deadly factory collapse, announced plans to increase the $38-a-month minimum wage.
The Co-operative Banking Group said its chief executive would step down hours after the bank was downgraded to junk status by Moody's Investors Service, stoking fears it could require a government bailout.
Shanghai's food safety watchdogs cleared Yum Brands after earlier naming the U.S. company as a recipient of questionable meat from a wholesale food supplier.
Bloomberg LP's disclosure that it had restricted newsroom access to certain customer data prompted an inquiry from the Federal Reserve, as well as the Treasury.
GM, Ford and VW are falling behind Asian auto companies such as Suzuki and Hyundai when it comes to selling to India's big and growing car market.
The Group of Seven leading industrial nations reaffirmed their commitment to refrain from deliberately weakening currencies through monetary policies.
J.P. Morgan chief James Dimon at a meeting with shareholders this week raised the possibility that he might leave the bank if shareholders vote to separate his roles of chief executive and chairman.
Bloomberg named a veteran executive to a new position of data-compliance officer. It comes after the firm restricted its journalists' access to log-in and other data for users of its terminals following complaints from a big client, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
The FDA ruled that a new version of the powerful painkiller Opana ER doesn't thwart drug abuse significantly better than earlier versions that aren't abuse-deterrent.
A federal appeals court offered its long-awaited view on when a piece of software can be patented. The upshot: seven opinions, totaling more than 120 pages, and no clear answer.
It has been one of the most expensive fixtures on the McDonald's menu, but the food chain is saying farewell to the Angus Third Pounder burger.
Companies are going to unusual lengths to woo money managers ahead of annual shareholder meetings.
Nokia, aiming to more aggressively challenge Apple and Samsung in the critical U.S. smartphone market, will next week release another upgrade to its lineup of Windows phones with the $99 Lumia 928.
Dell directors said they would review an alternative offer by two large shareholders to a proposed $24.4 billion buyout of the computer maker, which could potentially oust CEO Michael Dell in the process.
The dollar's march through ¥100 has mushroomed into a broad rally for the greenback, as investors shift their attention from the Bank of Japan to await the Federal Reserve's next move.
The U.S. Postal Service, scrounging to stem a tide of deep losses, said Friday that it may pursue higher stamp prices later this year if Congress doesn't pass legislation that helps the agency cut costs.
U.S. stocks rose, ending a third-straight week of gains in record territory.
Bill Gross said the three-decade bull run in bonds ended in late April, in his latest attempt to call the top in a market whose buoyancy has repeatedly tripped up skeptical investors.
Hess Corp. moved to curb the power of CEO John Hess, saying Friday he will soon step down as chairman—an announcement that came days before shareholders decide on the board's makeup in a bitterly fought proxy battle.
A federal judge declined to put on hold a decision that would allow the unrestricted sale of the Plan B emergency contraceptive to anyone regardless of age.