Changes to the proposed merger between Chiquita and the Irish fruit importer Fyffes will give Chiquita shareholders a larger stake in what would become the world’s largest banana supplier.
Aiming to restrict lenders who prey on members of the military, the Obama administration on Friday moved to close legal loopholes that have placed hundreds of thousands of service members at risk of excessive payday and other short-term loan fees.
A northwest Missouri couple pleaded guilty to a $567,000 bank fraud scheme involving construction projects in a Lee's Summit subdivision.
The biggest star in the bond market shocked the financial world Friday by leaving the huge money management firm he has led for four decades and joining a much smaller rival.
The U.S. economy's bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely remain solid for rest of the year.
Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department said Friday.
U.S. regulators have charged two companies and three individuals with operating a pyramid scheme that made some $129 million from preying on investors in China, Taiwan and the U.S.
A contract employee suspected of setting a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center brought two of the nation's busiest airports to a halt Friday, sending delays and cancellations rippling through the air-travel network from coast to coast.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 350,000 older cars and SUVs to fix defective ignition switches that can cause the vehicles to stall.
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it’s adding 1,200 workers and another shift to a Missouri plant that makes its new Transit van.
Apple’s response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself.
Wal-Mart is introducing a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate the overdraft and bounced-check fees traditionally charged by banks.
Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. His mission began more than two years ago as Ozzie noticed people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and social media posts instead of calling each other.
Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone.
Some lenders are preparing to reissue credit or debit cards to customers to head off possible losses following the breach of customer data at Home Depot.
Apple pulls software update for its phones
Apple's newest iPhones ran into some glitches Wednesday after users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, while a widely circulated video showed the larger of the two new models is vulnerable to bending.
U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday and had their best performance in more than a month, led by gains in health care and consumer staples companies.
The oil market has lost its jitters.
Grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria rattled global stocks Tuesday.