Boeing said its first-quarter earnings fell 13% as costs tied to changes to its retirement plans masked the continued strong demand for its jetliners.
Delta Air Lines first-quarter earnings surged, with higher revenue and passenger demand and despite a sharp rise in flight cancellations from adverse weather.
Supreme Court justices expressed unease with online-video startup Aereo, but they also voiced concerns about the consequences of ruling for the broadcasters that are challenging the legality of the service.
After decades of broadening their drug portfolios through acquisitions, pharmaceutical companies are reversing course to focus more narrowly on what they think they can do best.
A consortium developing the giant Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan, that has been closed since last October, has concluded that pipelines carrying both oil and natural gas from offshore wells need to be replaced, the deputy head of the group said.
EMC Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter earnings fell 32% as a rise in some of the data-storage provider's costs offset revenue growth.
General Motors said thousands of kits with ignition switches, ignition cylinders and key sets have been shipped to repair cars included in its recent safety recall.
South Korea's LG Household & Healthcare said it is considering a bid for U.S. cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden.