Corporate China's global shopping binge barreled on this week with more multibillion dollar deals, but Beijing is starting to discover that there are limits to what its money can buy.
Chip maker Qualcomm is buying NXP Semiconductors N.V.
The grandson of Samsung's founder is stepping up as its new leader after the failure of the company's flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7.
Protesters trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline are bracing for a confrontation with police after the demonstrators refused to leave private land in the pipeline's path.
Samsung Electronics says its third quarter profit has plunged 17 percent as Galaxy Note 7 recalls nearly wiped out its mobile profit.
The prospect of a police raid on an encampment protesting the Dakota Access pipeline faded as night fell Wednesday, with law enforcement making no immediate move after protesters rejected their request to withdraw from private land.
A proposed settlement has been reached between Charleston residents and a chemical company accused of not doing enough to safeguard West Virginia's capital city from a spill that polluted the drinking water of thousands of people in 2014.
Officials in the nation's sixth-largest transit system on Wednesday urged customers to start figuring out alternate ways to get to work and school because of a strike threat looming for city bus, trolley and subway workers.
The German government says it withdrew permission for a Chinese company to purchase semiconductor equipment company Aixtron due to security concerns.
Boeing Co. (BA) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $2.28 billion.
Boeing reported a 33.7 percent rise in quarterly profit, and raised its commercial airplanes delivery forecast for the year.
Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $388 million.
The Commerce Department reports on September sales of new homes Wednesday at 10 a.m. Eastern.
European plane maker Airbus Group SE says third-quarter net profit dwindled to 50 million euros ($55 million) from 376 million euros a year ago.
Activists who have been protesting the nearly 1,200-mile Dakota Access oil pipeline for months ratcheted up the pressure this week by moving onto private land owned by the pipeline developer.
A self-driving big rig hauling Budweiser beer is the first commercial shipment without a driver behind the wheel.
Procter & Gamble Co.'s fiscal first-quarter results beat Wall Street's view as it controlled expenses and saw solid sales growth in its health care segment.
3M, the maker of Scotch tape and Post-it notes, trimmed its full-year revenue and earnings forecasts for the second time as it struggles with slowing sales in emerging markets.
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $283 million.
United Technologies beat analysts' profit and sales estimates with third-quarter results on Tuesday, and notched up the low end of its full-year profit forecast, sending shares higher in pre-market trading.