With $2 trillion in buyouts since January, 2015 has become the year of the megadeal. But with the Fed appearing increasingly keen on hiking rates, that party may be coming to an end. That is, unless you're in health care.
The Game of Life is known for turning events such as marriage, going to college and paying for auto insurance into moves on a board. Now, it's at the center of a different real-world experience: a lawsuit.
Local growers hope they can avoid the destruction Florida has suffered from the Asian citrus psyllid, as more of the bugs turn up around Kern County.
Two well-known Republican state lawmakers submitted language Thursday for a ballot initiative that would ask California voters to redirect about $8 billion in bond money from the state's high-speed rail project to build water storage.
The number of people seeking unemployment aid was unchanged last week, a sign that most businesses are reluctant to cut jobs.
Volkswagen is telling non-managerial employees they can come forward with information about how the company cheated on U.S. emissions tests and they won't be fired.
Heineken, Molson Coors and Carlsberg are storied brewers that trace their roots back hundreds of years and have loyal drinkers around the world. But the merger of their two biggest competitors leaves such mid-size competitors without a clear way forward.
From Australia to Zambia, Chile to Indonesia, the pain of China's sharp economic slowdown is being felt in the form of depressed commodity prices, higher unemployment and shrunken home prices in towns that once thrived from supplying materials to Chinese factories.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates this week rose sharply for a second straight week as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve may soon raise its key short-term interest rate.
Bird flu took a bite out of the turkey supply. Heavy rain washed out the pumpkin crop. Yet Thanksgiving groceries likely won't cost Americans much more than last year, and nobody should have to miss gobbling down their favorite holiday foods.
A meeting for citrus growers is planned for Thursday regarding the Asian citrus psyllid.
The opening of the retail earnings seasons began ominously with Macy's, which dragged shares of almost every retailer sharply lower Wednesday. The retail sector was by far the biggest loser on the Standard & Poor's index.
Lexus put the red bows atop its cars a month early, and General Motors is advertising Black Friday deals two weeks before Thanksgiving as the auto industry copies traditional retailers with holiday discounts well before the holidays.
J.C. Penney said Wednesday that it will make $50 million available to settle a false advertising class-action lawsuit.
On a trip through a Gulf squeezed by low oil prices, the head of the International Monetary Fund repeatedly called on countries to cut back on subsidies, lower government spending and consider levying taxes.