March 11 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the way for PepsiCo Inc. to use a new ingredient by Senomyx Inc. to make lower-sugar beverages taste sweeter.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- West Texas Intermediate traded near the lowest price in more than three weeks amid speculation that crude stockpiles expanded in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer. Brent was stable in London.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock-index futures were little changed after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index yesterday closed within 1 percent of a record.
It is so 2011 to talk about social networks' role in fomenting unrest. Perhaps that is why few people noticed an April 2013 blog post by British academic Richard Heeks, who is director of the University of Manchester's Center for Development Informatics. In that post, Heeks predicted the Ukrainian revolution.
In another sign that Europe's economy is turning the corner, a leading ratings agency found Tuesday that the value of new stock market listings in 2013 recovered to match the 10-year average.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- J.C. Penney Co., the retailer that’s posted three straight annual losses, rose as much as 8.9 percent in early trading after a Citigroup Inc. analyst recommended buying the shares because of its nascent turnaround.
Cyprus' president has appointed Auditor-General Chrystalla Georghadji as the bailed-out country's new central bank governor.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- An Imperial Tobacco Group Plc unit sued a Lorillard Inc. subsidiary, NJOY Inc., Vapor Corp. and eight other makers of electronic cigarettes in U.S. patent lawsuits alleging they infringed its intellectual property.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- The euro fell, snapping a three-day rally, as a gauge of expected currency volatility declined to the lowest in almost 15 months amid the standoff between Ukraine and Russia over the Crimea region.
Greek tax inspectors are being offered anger management classes after the government said they would have to continue enforcing a deeply unpopular emergency tax.
With more trains and buses to take, and the appeal of using travel time for pursuits other than dodging traffic, Americans are taking greater advantage of a renaissance in public transit, according to a new report.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- The European Union told Russia it must switch course in Crimea by next week or risk more sanctions as Ukraine’s deposed president warned of a possible civil war.
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net income rose 7 percent benefiting from strong sales during the critical holiday selling period. Its revenue rose 8 percent, topping analysts' expectations.
Ridership on public transportation systems around New York state is on the rise, mirroring a trend seen across the country, according to data released Monday by the American Public Transportation Association.
A Mexican channel that's been dry for decades as cities and farms drink up the waters of the Colorado River will once again flow in an experiment to restore the region's flora and fauna.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbing above its record closing level, amid confidence in the strength of the economy as investors watched developments in Ukraine.
March 11 (Bloomberg) -- West Texas Intermediate crude fell a second day on speculation that a government report will show U.S. supplies rose for an eighth week. Brent advanced in London.
Global growth is likely to remain sluggish as a slowdown in the developing world undercuts gains in Europe and the United States, a leading international economic body warned Tuesday.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
U.S. employers advertised slightly more jobs in January than in December, a sign that hiring should remain steady in coming months.
Stock analysts are eyeing a potential turnaround at Urban Outfitters, but remain uncertain on its timing.
Bon-Ton Stores announced CEO Brendan Hoffman will step down next year after the department store reported falling profit and sales for the fourth quarter.
A congressional committee is investigating the way General Motors and a federal safety agency handled a deadly ignition switch problem in compact cars.
European Union countries again failed to agree on a key policy to fight tax evasion due to resistance from tiny Luxembourg.
A Japanese government-funded research laboratory has announced that it is considering retracting a research paper describing a simple way of turning ordinary cells from mice into stem cells.
Interpol has given two airlines direct access to its database of stolen passports in a test project intended to make it harder for criminals to misuse suspect documents, the police organization's leader said Tuesday.
German doctors treating Yulia Tymoshenko say the former Ukrainian prime minister's chronic back pain has improved after four days of treatment and may not require surgery.
Authorities are expanding their search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane to the Malacca Strait, far from its last confirmed location, the airline said Tuesday, injecting new mystery into an investigation that so far has failed to come up with any answers.