Cigarette giant Reynolds American, maker of Camel, is in talks to acquire tobacco firm Lorillard. Cigarette giant Reynolds American, maker of Camel, is in talks to acquire tobacco firm Lorillard.
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 file photo, a cashier rings up a sale at a Sears store, in Las Vegas. U.S. business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that the economy will ...
... * Portugal's top index rises 0.9 pct after Thursday's slump. * FTSEurofirst 300 up flat, posts steepest weekly loss since March.
Online retailing giant Amazon wants permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test speedy delivery drones outside in the Seattle area.
A stable housing market and fewer bad loans helped lift Wells Fargo's quarterly profit 3 percent. The country's largest mortgage lender said Friday that net income rose to $5.42 billion for the three months ending in June, up from $5.27 billion a year earlier.