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Hewlett-Packard posts weaker fourth-quarter sales, the ninth consecutive top-line decline, but the computer maker swung to a profit
Cox Communications is contemplating jumping into the bidding for larger rival Time Warner Cable, either on its own or with others.
Authorities are reviewing how the metals' prices are set.
India's Biocon received approval for a generic version of Roche's breast-cancer drug Herceptin in India. Roche had decided not to seek patent approval for the drug there.
A package of global trade deals was on life support after officials at the World Trade Organization said talks ahead of a meeting of ministers in Bali had hit a roadblock, stymied by a small group of nations led by India.
Argentina would pay Repsol $5 billion in Argentine government bonds for the expropriation of the Spanish company's controlling stake in YPF, according to people familiar with the proposal.
Federal forecasters increased their estimate for U.S. farm income this year by 9% to $131 billion, as bumper corn and soybean harvests help farmers offset lower prices for their crops.
Sinopec is in early discussions with Apache Corp.to buy a minority stake in a liquefied natural-gas project on Canada's Pacific coast, people familiar with the matter said.
But the European Commission says that Safe Harbor, which protects U.S. companies from being sued in Europe under the EU's data protection directive, cannot be maintained without reform.
The board of French conglomerate Vivendi Tuesday approved plans to spin off of its French telecommunication business and named French industrialist Vincent Bolloré as Vivendi's eventual chairman.
U.S. banking continued its recovery in third quarter, but earnings fell year-over-year for the first time since 2009, the FDIC said.
Housing permits surged in October to their highest level in more than five years, driven by strong demand for multi-family buildings such as apartments and condos, a sign U.S. home construction could gain traction as the year ends.
Germany's cartel office has dropped proceedings against Amazon.com Inc. after the online retailer satisfied authorities it has abandoned a pricing policy
Gold futures tread water in early trading Tuesday after a see-saw session the day before, even as a new research note from UBS lowered price targets and offered little support for the metal in the near-term.
Barnes & Noble fiscal second-quarter profit jumped as the bookstore retailer cut costs, masking a bigger-than-expected decline in revenue.
Aeropostale said it has adopted a shareholder-rights plan as the struggling teen retailer comes under pressure from an activist investor to sell itself to a buyer who would take it private.
Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney criticized the quality of some economic data that officials receive from Britain's statistics agency, including data judged crucial to setting monetary policy.
Men's Wearhouse offered to buy rival men's clothing retailer Jos. A. Bank for about $1.5 billion, less than two weeks after Jos. A. Bank dropped its bid for Men's Wearhouse.
Tiffany said fiscal third-quarter profit surged driven by sales growth across its regions and controlled expenses, aiding a boost in margins. The company raised its earnings outlook for the year by 15 cents a share
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