Nasdaq Inc. says it is buying three options exchanges from Deutsche Borse Group for US$1.1 billion to make its business more efficient and expand its offerings.
For Luciana Santos, doing her part in Brazil's fight to control the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus, dengue and other diseases is as easy as a couple of clicks on her smartphone.
The maker of a prescription fish-oil drug says it has reached a legal settlement that will allow it to promote unapproved uses of its drug for lowering fat levels.
The oil downturn has many Houston nonprofits scaling back as donations plunge in the U.S. energy capital.
Colombian state-run oil concern Ecopetrol has reported losses of US$1.23 billion in 2015, driven largely by low crude prices on the international market.
Mid-sized and regional airlines in the U.S. are suffering from a pilot shortage that could threaten the health of the broader U.S. aviation industry.
The U.S. Federal Reserve has put forward new rules aimed at addressing one of the primary causes of the 2008 financial crisis -- the financial exposures that the biggest banks had with each other.
The U.S. trade deficit rose in January as American exports fell for a fourth straight month, the Commerce Department said Friday.
U.S. businesses added a healthy 214,000 jobs last month, another sign that the U.S. job market remains resilient despite economic weakness overseas and tumult in financial markets.
This year's US$1 million A.M. Turing Award goes to a pair of cryptographers whose ideas helped make Internet commerce possible, and who now argue that giving governments a "back door" into encrypted communications puts everyone at risk.