Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down Wednesday, days after admitting that the world's top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass U.S. tests during his tenure.
A judge has ordered a former employee of a mid-Missouri tech firm and his wife to pay $10 million for stealing trade secrets and partnering with a Chinese firm to sell knockoff products to unsuspecting buyers, including the U.S. Navy.
Chinese manufacturing activity fell to its lowest in more than six years in the latest sign of the slowdown in the world's second biggest economy, according to a survey released Wednesday.
A New York-based federal appeals court has rejected claims of a former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York who says she was fired for her probe into the banking firm Goldman Sachs.
A French prosecutor is arguing that a corruption investigation involving International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde should be dropped.
If you hate standing in line for your Starbucks fix, there's an app for that.
U.S. home rents rose at a slower pace in August, a downshift that may reflect the rise of apartment construction in many major cities.
Groupon is cutting 1,100 jobs in the coming year, roughly 10 percent of its workforce.
Missouri's attorney general is taking Walgreen Co. back to court, alleging the nation's biggest pharmacy chain is violating a settlement reached last year over its pricing practices.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan will keep both his CEO and chairman positions following a Wednesday vote by shareholders.
U.S. home sales slid in August by the most since January as tight supplies and rising prices discouraged potential buyers.
As President Barack Obama meets President Xi Jinping in Washington this week, the world's two biggest economies are trying to rework their tangled relationship as partners and rivals - the frenemies of the globalized marketplace.
Macy's Inc. plans to hire about 85,000 seasonal workers for temporary jobs ahead of the holidays to meet expected higher demand. That is about the same as a year ago.
Starbucks says its mobile app that lets people order and pay in advance will be available nationally starting Tuesday. That means lattes, breakfast sandwiches and other items you want could theoretically be waiting for you by the time you arrive.
The growth in Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S. is outstripping that of companies in general, according to a study released Monday.