TOKYO — Japan's trade deficit widened to a larger-than-expected 879.9 billion yen ($8.6 billion) in April as its weakening currency accentuated surging import costs.
DETROIT — Volkswagen is replacing the fuel tank covers on more than 200,000 of its diesel vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada to remind owners to fill their tanks with diesel - not gasoline.
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. — Merck & Co Inc. said it will repurchase $5 billion worth of its common stock under an accelerated share repurchase agreement with Goldman Sachs & Co.
The price of corn fell after U.S. farmers planted record amounts of corn last week, easing concern that earlier planting delays would harm this year's crop.
NEW YORK — Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street as investors bank on continued support from the Federal Reserve.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Revel, a brand new but struggling Atlantic City casino, has formally emerged from bankruptcy.
Shareholders at JPMorgan Chase voted to let Jamie Dimon, the chairman and CEO of the nation's largest bank, keep both his jobs Tuesday. Dimon also received strong support to be re-elected to the bank's board.
PARIS — The man charged with reviving France's shrinking economy and attracting businesses to invest here is gaining a reputation for doing the opposite.
HARTFORD, Conn. — The chief executive of aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. is optimistic about an improving economy and airline industry.
LOS ANGELES — Herbalife Ltd. says it has hired PricewaterhouseCoopers to be its new auditor.
NEW YORK — The price of oil fell Tuesday as investors waited for the Federal Reserve's latest views on the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK — Stock indexes are edging higher in midday trading on Wall Street as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's next moves.
DETROIT — General Motors says it will invest $44.5 million at a Lansing, Mich., factory, creating 200 new jobs.
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups was "unacceptable and inexcusable" and he has directed the agency's acting director to hold people accountable.