The Russian ruble is edging further down amid a continuing slump in oil prices.
The press preview days for the North American International Auto Show officially kick off with the selection of the North American Car of the Year and Truck/Utility of the Year.
General Motors is expected to roll out a new electric vehicle priced for the masses — and more cheaply than its current electric, which hasn't sold as well as expected.
A 50-percent plunge in the price of crude oil, resulting from abundant global oil supplies and cheaper gasoline at the pump, raise critical questions about whether the Keystone XL oil pipeline is still needed or even makes financial sense.
Roche is taking a majority stake in U.S.-based Foundation Medicine in a deal worth $1.03 billion that the Swiss pharmaceutical company says will help it to develop new treatment options for cancer patients.
LG Display says two people were killed and four others sickened by a nitrogen leak at its factory north of Seoul.
For most of last year, President Barack Obama tempered his pitch on the economy: It may be improving, he would say, but millions of Americans had yet to benefit from the rebound.
Volkswagen says it sold more than 10 million vehicles last year for the first time as strong performances in China and western Europe pushed deliveries 4.2 percent higher.
President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus.
"Boyhood," a drama that took 12 years to film but only cost $4 million to produce, took top honors Sunday at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards.