British American Tobacco Plc's plan to buy Reynolds American Inc. could herald a final wave of industry consolidation as rivals will need to link up to compete with the world's largest listed tobacco company.
McDonald's shares jumped more than 2 percent Friday after it reported third-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street estimates, fueled by global same-store sales growth.
Louisville - Striking Jim Beam workers at two Kentucky distilleries have accepted a contract offer, ending a walkout that lasted nearly a week.
A worker checks the valve of an oil pipe at an oil field owned by Russian state-owned oil producer Bashneft near the village of Nikolo-Berezovka, northwest of Ufa, Bashkortostan, January 28, 2015.
News Corp.'s Dow Jones unit is offering buyouts to Wall Street Journal employees around the world as it looks to cut costs in the face of declining advertising revenue.