A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
Prices paid by U.S. importers fell in April for the second straight month, pushed lower by another decline in imported petroleum. Falling import prices help keep inflation in check.
A union representing workers at Amazon in Germany says members are striking in a push for higher wages from the online retailer.
A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas.
The Supreme Court has sustained Monsanto Co.'s claim that an Indiana farmer violated the company's patents on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer.
Americans increased their spending in April at retail businesses, buying more cars and clothes while paying less for gas. The rebound from a weak March suggests consumers may help boost economic growth again this spring.
U.S. businesses left their stockpiles unchanged in March for a second straight month while their sales fell sharply.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said Monday the coffee chain's first stores in India and Vietnam have been received positively and it might soon be time to give Myanmar a shot too.
European finance ministers are set to discuss on Monday the economic plans of Italy's new government and assess the outlook for bailed-out countries like Portugal, Greece and Cyprus.
Bangladesh's government plans to raise the minimum wage for garment workers, a Cabinet minister said Sunday.
When the price of gold plunged $200 last month, many people thought they caught the sound of the gold bubble popping.
Financial data and news company Bloomberg LP says it has corrected a "mistake" in its newsgathering policies and cut off its journalists' special access to client log-in activity on the company's ubiquitous trading information terminals after Goldman Sachs complained about the matter last month.
Chrysler is recalling 469,000 Jeep SUVs worldwide because they can shift into neutral without warning on startup.
A government appeal of a ruling giving women of all ages broad access to morning-after birth control is frivolous, a federal judge said Friday.
With Congress increasingly unable to resolve budget disputes, federal programs on automatic pilot are consuming ever larger amounts of government resources.