McDonald's Corp. is moving to toast its sandwich buns longer and change how it sears and grills hamburgers as part of its effort to reinvigorate growth with "hot, tasty food.
U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Wednesday and the Nasdaq logged a record high close, led by a rebound in technology and healthcare stocks and optimism that Greece would avoid defaulting on its debt.
Four fitness trackers are shown in this photograph. They are, from left, Fitbit Force, Jawbone Up, Fitbug Orb, and the Nike FuelBand SE.
TOKYO Japan's retail sales rose 5.0 percent in the year to April, the first increase in four months, data showed on Thursday - bolstering the central bank's view that consumer spending is slowly picking up to underpin a steady economic recovery.
SYDNEY The dollar hovered at eight-year highs against the yen early on Thursday, having stopped short of breaking above its 2007 peak as it consolidated recent gains against the euro and other peers.