| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:29 AM
CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, will buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to expand its reach in the European energy and global foreign exchange markets, CME said on Wednesday. CME, owner of the Chicago Board of Trade and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson is selling 50% of his stake in the yoga wear company to a private equity firm for a hefty $845 million.
The deal will give Advent International control of nearly 14% of outstanding shares in Lululemon, the...
| May 6, 2014
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is having its Investor Day gathering, where the automaker actually divulges future product plans, at the company's North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. Past events have proven to be extremely accurate. The first...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:44 AM
General Mills announced Thursday that it will no longer use genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) in its Cheerios breakfast cereal, and says the cereal will taste the same.
The company says the cereal formula has not changed, only the way its...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Try singing the McDonald's song to the tune of Happy Birthday: Two all beef pat-ties. Special sauce, let-tuce cheese. Pi-ickles onionsssss. On a sesame seed bun.
On April 15, 1955, Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald's franchise in Des Plaines, Ill....
| May 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
China's consumer auto buying, once largely confined to more affluent coastal areas, has begun to spread to inland areas, helping boost April sales in the world's largest market by 13%, experts said.
Chinese consumers bought 1.4 million cars in April,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Business research and analytics giant IHS Inc. said Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire automotive information and marketing firm R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion.
Polk is the 15th acquisition that rapidly expanding IHS, based in Colorado,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Tesla Motors shares plunged in early trading Wednesday after the electric car maker said a battery shortage was limiting sales and that it is spending heavily on research and development to bring new models to market.
Shares of the automaker dropped 16%...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:00 PM
TEL AVIV — Tamer Nafar, a 34-year-old rapper who has been described as the Chuck D of Palestinian hip-hop, was standing on a sidewalk dressed in a skin-tight black bodysuit and wearing a silky red wig.
"Can I see more duck lips?" the director...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:20 AM
American Airlines on Thursday announced plans for new daily nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy beginning Nov. 21.
"As the home to a growing Italian population and one of the world's key fashion...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Anybody in Florida who makes a living from tourism stands to gain from a surge of foreign visitors – and their spending money – if an immigration bill passed by the U.S. Senate last week becomes law.