posted: 07/23/2014 2:20 a.m.
Malaysian Airline System Bhd., reeling from its second disaster in four months, is nearing the end of its days as a publicly traded company.
posted: 07/22/2014 2:19 a.m.
Helping to quench a growing thirst for American craft beer overseas, some of the United States' largest craft breweries are setting up shop in Europe, challenging the very beers that inspired them on their home turfs.
posted: 07/22/2014 2:15 a.m.
The sale of a portion of Murphy Oil Corp.'s oil and gas assets in Malaysia would extend the reserve life of the company's resources, industry analysts said Monday.
posted: 07/22/2014 2:11 a.m.
McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.
posted: 07/22/2014 2:08 a.m.
3 at UA to lead at animal-science group Three academics at the Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville have been appointed to positions with the American Society of Animal Science.
posted: 07/19/2014 1:59 a.m.
Processed meats and the prospect of genetically modified foods on dinner tables across the European Union are proving serious impediments to the signing of a free trade agreement between the United States and the 28-country bloc.
posted: 07/17/2014 4:52 a.m.
The Obama administration is calling for immediate congressional action to stop U.S. companies from using cross-border mergers to escape the country's tax system, the latest trend in corporate deal-making.
posted: 07/17/2014 2:37 a.m.
China's economic growth edged up in the latest quarter, and more than 7 million new jobs were created in the first half of the year, the government said Wednesday, easing pressure on communist leaders as they try to prevent a precipitous slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
posted: 07/17/2014 2:32 a.m.
When New Hampshire's largest utility needed to rebuild coal supplies after the past frigid winter, it turned to Russia rather than Appalachia in the U.S. Northeast or Wyoming's Powder River Basin.
posted: 07/17/2014 2:28 a.m.
Won't rule out broker aid, Yellen says Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen said Wednesday that she wouldn't rule out expanding access to the central bank's discount window to broker-dealers and other nonbanks under certain circumstances during a financial crisis.
posted: 07/16/2014 2:15 a.m.
Arkansan to lead USA Rice Federation Lonoke County rice producer Dow Brantley has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the USA Rice Federation and will succeed Texas rice miller Mark Denman in the post on Aug. 1.
posted: 07/15/2014 2:10 a.m.
BEIJING -- China said Monday that a couple who have been detained for a year after working as investigators for the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline will be tried on charges of illegally acquiring private personal information.
posted: 07/13/2014 2:27 a.m.
ZURICH -- Swiss companies got a jump on their European and U.S. rivals earlier this month when a trade pact with China took effect, slashing import duties on most industrial goods.
posted: 07/12/2014 1:57 a.m.
The makers of Camel and Newport cigarettes said Friday that they are in talks to combine two of the nation's oldest and biggest tobacco companies.
posted: 07/12/2014 1:55 a.m.
Steps from the Florida Straits, dozens of vehicles sit covered in grime and baking in the Caribbean sun. An elderly security guard slumps in a sleepy waiting area, and customers are nowhere to be seen.