The U.S. food and beverage maker's bid for Danone's cookie and cereal snack division was OK'd on condition some units in Spain and Hungary are sold off.
Commerce Department report shows September's level dipped 0.6 percent while overall U.S. imports of goods and services rose 0.6 percent.
Hybrid vehicles purchased after Oct. 1 aren't eligible for tax break because the company hit a legal cap on the credit, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
John Ratzenberger says candidates must address the problem of U.S. workers losing jobs because of outsourcing to foreign countries.
Meat processor will cut less than 200 managerial positions in North America to allow the company to be more flexible and make decisions faster.
Scientists say a chemical coating on the beads, when ingested, metabolizes into gamma hydroxy butyrate — the 'date rape drug' — and could lead to seizures, coma and death.
Tire maker's $4.2 million investment will upgrade facility's equipment and help plant make new lines of tires but doesn't mean more jobs for the area.
Montreal-based toymaker shutting down a Woodridge, N.J., plant and shifting more work to China after reporting an $11 million loss, falling sales and Magnetix recall earlier this year.
Environmental activists in neighboring Argentina have been protesting the $1.2 billion plant for two years, arguing it will cause environment damage and undermine tourism.
Global investors still are concerned that the full extent of the fallout from the U.S. credit market crisis — which has led to losses for major banks and investment firms — is not yet known.
European Commission forecasts growth in the 27-nation bloc will slow to 2.4 percent in both 2008 and 2009, down from 2.9 percent in 2007.
Both countries need to work together to overcome global food and product safety problems that have affected their bilateral trade acutely, U.S. Treasury Secretary says.
As much as 10,000 pounds of Compound 1080 is produced annually by Tull Chemical; poison is so deadly a single teaspoonful could kill dozens of people.
BHP Billiton confirms it approached rival miner Rio Tinto on a potential deal believed to be worth more than $100 billion; the rejection could mean a hostile takeover battle.
Cathay Pacific Airways' $5.2 billion order includes 10 Boeing 747-8 freighters and seven 777-300ER passenger planes to be delivered between 2009-12.
Diversified industrial manufacturer purchases Ontario-based Arrow Hose & Tubing, which had sales of $12 million last year.
Some skeptics say "blue card" plan to attract skilled laborers from other countries should be left up to individual nations, not the 27 country bloc.
National Association of Manufacturers supports bill that aims to even trade between the two countries; Peruvian goods enter the U.S. duty-free while U.S. goods to Peru have a tariff.
Government report of a 7.6 percent drop — the second straight monthly decline — suggests a slowdown in corporate investment that may indicate slower economic growth.
Kirin aiming to diversify revenue sources amid slower growth in Japan's food and beverage sector with $2.6 billion acquisition of National Foods.
50.1 percent stake in Canadian think tank Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation will further help Daimler's large-scale production of fuel cell cars.
The union representing German train drivers, GDL, launched a 42-hour strike against Deutsche Bahn national railway in an effort to secure a pay raise.
World's biggest manufacturer of luxury cars says sales reached 123,304 units, up 13.2 percent compared with last year.
Digital mapmaker says bid 'is more favorable to Tele Atlas, its shareholders and other stakeholders'; some investors believe TomTom rival Garvin will rebid.