Business

Business GE sells 'down-under' finance business in $6.3 billion deal
General Electric is selling another segment of its financial business, transferring its GE Capital consumer-lending operation in Australia and New Zealand to a group of investors in a deal valued at roughly $6.3 billion.
Business Cyprus significantly eases limit on cash transfers abroad
Cyprus has raised the limit on individuals' money transfers abroad from 50,000 euros to 1 million euros ($1.1 million) in another, significant loosening of the bailed-out country's few remaining capital controls still in place.
Business ABC, Yahoo expand partnership ABC, Yahoo expand partnership
ABC and Yahoo announced an expansion Thursday of their working relationship beyond their news divisions to include content from ABC entertainment programming.
Business US business stockpiles frozen in January
U.S. businesses did not add to their stockpiles for a second straight month in January as total business sales fell by the largest amount in nearly six years.
Business 'Blurred Lines' verdict likely to alter music business 'Blurred Lines' verdict likely to alter music business
A verdict saying Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye's music to create their hit song "Blurred Lines" could ripple across the music industry, potentially changing how artists work and opening the door to new copyright claims.
Business Catalog retailer L.L. Bean to triple stores by 2020 Catalog retailer L.L. Bean to triple stores by 2020
L.L. Bean, known for selling its trademark boots via catalog for more than a century, plans to make a bigger push into brick-and-mortar retail by more than tripling the number of locations over the next five years, officials said Wednesday.