Lowe's fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 6 percent, as the home-improvement retailer continued to benefit from the housing market's recovery.
European jetmaker Airbus Group said Wednesday record demand for its civilian jetliners from airlines around the world drove higher sales and profits last year.
U.S. consumer confidence fell slightly in February over concerns about the near-term outlook for business conditions and jobs.
U.S. home prices fell for the second straight month in December as brutally cold weather, tight supply and higher costs slowed sales.
Home Depot's fiscal fourth-quarter net income dipped 1 percent, hampered by bad winter weather and one less week in the period than a year ago.
Macy's Inc. reported an 11 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit, but its results missed Wall Street expectations as a string of winter storms chilled sales in January.
JPMorgan plans 8,000 layoffs this year as its mortgage and retail banking businesses shrink.
Taco Bell is readying for the launch of its national breakfast menu on March 27, with items such as the A.M. Crunchwrap designed to appeal to its fan base of younger men.
McDonald's is in the early stages of looking at whether it can make breakfast available later in the day.
EBay says it's sticking with PayPal, whether minority shareholder Carl Icahn likes it or not.
Eli Lilly is buying a privately held, poultry vaccine maker to strengthen its Elanco animal health subsidiary.
Men's Wearhouse is stepping up its pursuit of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., boosting the takeover offer for its rival by 10 percent to about $1.78 billion.
Minority shareholders of Swedish truck maker Scania say they are hesitant about Volkswagen's 6.7 billion-euro ($9.2 billion) offer to take over the rest of the company.
Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households, the first deal the online video streaming service has reached with an Internet service provider.
The man who appears poised to take over leadership of the United Auto Workers later this year says car companies' fears about the union's demise are unfounded.