Teen clothing retailer A�ropostale Inc. AROP 35.59 % filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday and hurled accusations at Sycamore Partners, which controls both its largest lender and one of its largest suppliers.
Tribune Publishing, which owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and nine other daily newspapers, said Wednesday its board of directors has rejected Gannett's $815 million offer to buy the company.
"FarmVille" game maker Zynga Inc (ZNGA.O) reported higher-than-expected bookings in the first quarter, helped by its slot machine-based games and "Words With Friends".
FRANKFURT—The European Central Bank said Wednesday that it would stop printing the 500-euro banknote, but that the note would remain legal tender.
NEW YORK U.S. stocks declined for a second day on Wednesday, weighed down by tepid data on private sector U.S. jobs and a retreat in biotech shares.