US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping: finding ways to co-operate fruitfully is high on the agenda.  Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

The world’s biggest economy plays host to the planet’s second biggest economy this week, and finding ways to co-operate fruitfully is high on the agen(...)

Customers won’t be able to see such movies as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire or World War Z on Netflix after the Epix  contract ends at the end of September. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

US movie streaming company Netflix won’t renew its contract with cable network Epix, preferring to develop original movies rather than stick with f(...)

A currency exchange booth in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey is considered by many analysts to be a fragile emerging market, vulnerable to external shocks. Photograph: EPA

The rout in emerging-nation assets has spread, as stocks tumbled around the world and demand for havens spiked on intensifying concern that global gro(...)

A display of gold bracelets. Initiatives such as the rollout of Pandora’s online business and a collaboration with Walt Disney helped improve revenue

Danish jeweller Pandora raised its annual sales forecast for the second time this year as it ramps up store openings amid strong demand for charm brac(...)

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently changed their recommendation for Apple stock from “buy” to “neutral,” and lowered their target share price from $142 to $130. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

What’s up with Apple? Everyone seems to be freaked out by Apple’s falling share price. Should they be? The recent 15 per cent correction has been swif(...)

Circulation revenue grew slightly, helped by a 13.8 per cent rise in revenue from digital-only subscription products

The New York Times reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as its print advertising sales fell for the fourth straight quarter. Shares of the c(...)

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Image of the week: Dial-a-latte Is there anything to be said for another coffee? This is Jake Hollier on his first day of trading at Jake’s Coffee Box(...)

Viacom offices in New York. Big changes in viewing habits are fuelling investor concerns as a generation of younger viewers spends less time in front of a television in favour of digital alternatives. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Viacom shares fell as much as 20 per cent on another dark day for US media companies as the owner of Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures hit ea(...)

The weaker euro cut revenue at the Disneyland Paris theme park by about $100 million. (Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire)

Walt Disney lowered profit guidance for its cable networks unit and reported quarterly revenue slightly below Wall Street forecasts, sending its shar(...)

Investors’ initial response to Apple’s recent earnings was to wipe more than $60 billion in value off the company, a “crash” that garnered headlines a(...)