Mexico's state-owned petroleum company Pemex has signed an agreement giving two investment funds a 45 percent stake in a natural gas pipeline in exchange for $900 million.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, edging closer to historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season.
Payday lenders would face federal rules aimed at protecting low-income borrowers from being buried by fees and debts under proposals being unveiled Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that strong hiring should continue despite signs of slower economic growth at the start of 2015.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House have found something in common. Many have issues with the Obama administration's new regulations requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi was given a pay package worth $19.1 million in 2014 after the snack-and-beverage maker said it met or beat its own financial targets for the year.
The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February for the third time in the past four months, while a key investment category fell for a sixth month.
Some of the most familiar names in pickles, cheese, hot dogs and other packaged foods are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced Wednesday that it plans to buy Kraft Foods in a deal to create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies.