Burger King Franchise Owners Do Something Really Nice for Employees

Burger King employees in Arizona were happy to hear their boss won the company's national "Franchisee of the Year" award. They never imagined that...

Longtime Coca-Cola Executive Donald Keough Dies at 88

Donald Keough, who steered Coca-Cola through the "cola wars" of the 1980s, died Tuesday in Atlanta, the company said. He was 88. Keough served as...

DreamWorks, Having Money Woes, is Forced to Sell a Campus; Katzenberg says Company is...

DreamWorks Animation is selling its plush, Tuscany-style campus, long a source of pride among the studio's Glendale employees and a symbol of its once...

$18 Billion Repurchase Plan Approved by Home Depot

Home Depot soared past expectations for the fourth quarter and authorized the repurchase of $18 billion of its own shares, the company said Tuesday....

Uber Sued for $2 Million by Passenger Who Was Stabbed by Driver

A D.C. man is suing Uber for $2 million in federal court after claiming a driver stabbed him. Erik Search said that Uber driver...

‘Made in America’ is Making a Comeback

Is American manufacturing undergoing a renaissance? Manufacturing jobs have come back in force, and advanced industries are leading the US recovery, according to the...

Walmart to Raise Wages for Over Half a Million Workers in U.S.

US retail giant Walmart - the nation's largest private employer - has announced plans to raise wages for more than 500,000 hourly employees at...

Wal-Mart Accused of Discriminating Against Lesbian Employee

A federal agency says Wal-Mart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her ailing wife and has ordered "a just resolution"...

JPMorgan Chase Tops List of Risky Banks

JPMorgan Chase & Co bears the highest potential hazard to the financial system, a study by a U.S. government research agency showed, launching its...

After 111 Years, Rolls Royce to Build Its First SUV

After months of speculation, British luxury carmaker Rolls Royce confirmed on Wednesday that it is developing a sports utility vehicle – the first in...

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American Express Takes a Beating to the Tune of $6 Billion Dollars Over Split...

If you saw the news Thursday that American Express and Costco Wholesale are ending their credit card partnership and were wondering which company was...

Oil Prices Fall Again as Stocks Approach All-time High

Brent crude future prices slipped on Tuesday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned that oil prices may decline as stocks continue to increase...

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HSBC Accused of Assisting Clients to Evade Taxes

HSBC, the U.K.'s biggest bank, helped rich customers to dodge paying tax by allowing them to set up secret accounts in Switzerland, according to...

Turbo Tax Pauses State Tax Filings After Being Hit with Fraud Outbreak

TurboTax has turned off the ability of its software to e-file state tax returns Thursday after the company found “an increase in suspicious filings,”...

Staples to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion

Staples Inc (SPLS.O), the No. 1 U.S. office supplier, agreed to buy nearest rival Office Depot Inc (ODP.O) in a $6.3 billion cash-and-stock deal...

Toyota Ordered to Pay Nearly $11 Million Over 2006 Car Crash

A U.S. jury on Tuesday ordered Toyota Motor Corp to pay nearly $11 million after finding that an accelerator defect in a 1996 Camry...

Standard & Poor’s Financial Services Agrees to Pay Nearly $1.4 Billion Over Crisis-Era Ratings

Standard & Poor's Financial Services said Monday it has agreed to pay $1.38 billion to settle government charges that it inflated ratings of mortgage-backed...

Auto Sales See Tremendous Start in January

Sales of new cars and trucks roared off to a fast start in January. Ford Motor said its sales jumped 15.3% to 178,351, powered mainly...