A Brazilian judge has accepted charges filed by state prosecutors against 11 companies for allegedly forming a cartel to raise prices on the construction and upkeep of subway and train systems in the state of Sao Paulo.
Southeast Asian nations have finalized a key agreement allowing qualified banks to operate freely in each other's countries in a push toward greater financial and economic integration.
China's finance minister says a proposed Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has raised concerns in Washington will complement rather than compete with established lenders such as the World Bank.
Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles.
Mall operator Simon Property boosted its hostile bid for rival Macerich by 5 percent to $16.8 billion and says that will be its best and final offer.
The nation's top publisher of magazines and websites for women has its origins in a journal sold door-to-door featuring tips to help farmers get ahead in the early 1900s.
Threatened with extinction but with no one having yet told it to stop, the organization that promotes Atlantic City to other parts of the country has a new campaign touting the seaside resort's entertainment offerings.
Ten states will test new ways to get food stamp recipients back to work, using Agriculture Department grants aimed at helping some of the 46 million Americans who receive benefits move off the rolls.
An index designed to predict the future health of the economy rose by a modest amount for a second straight month, indicating the economy's momentum may have slowed.
Nobody knows when exactly, but the day will eventually come when the Federal Reserve nudges its benchmark lending rate from next to zero to something slightly higher.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, remaining near historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season.
A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013.
The world's most valuable company is now a member of the Dow Jones industrial average.
A key international economic watchdog has nudged up its forecast for global economic growth this year in response to low prices and expectations that interest rates will remain low in many leading economies.
Complying with the health care law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn't have to spend before the new regulations went into effect.