Golden apps for traveling to London and following the Olympic games
Just in time for the Summer Games, here are a few apps plus ebooks to guide you through the Olympics and London.
Chevron Barred from Deals in Central, Southern Iraq
The second-largest U.S. energy company, Chevron Corp. (CVX), will be barred from contracts in central and southern Iraq because the California company bought stakes in two oil-exploration blocks in the Kurdish region of Iraq, an Iraqi oil-ministry statement said Tuesday.
Verizon, Unions Agree to Federal Mediation in Contract Dispute
Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and two labor unions have agreed to federal mediation as they attempt to reach a contract covering about 45,000 wireline workers at the telecom heavyweight.
Antofagasta Appoints Former Codelco Head Hernandez as CEO
Antofagasta PLC (ANTO.LN, ANFGY) said Tuesday that it has appointed Diego Hernandez, the former chief executive of Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, as chief executive of the mining operations of the Chilean company starting Aug. 1.
Newfield Exploration 2Q Results: Postgame Scorecard
Despite falling net income, Newfield Exploration (NYSE:NFX) reported profit that beat analysts' estimates.
Goldman Deposits Up $11 Billion Year to Date as Firm Pushes to Boost Lending
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) has raised $11 billion of deposits so far this year, mostly in its GS Bank USA subsidiary, as the firm pushes to boost its lending activities.
Juniper Networks Net Down 50% on Weak Router Sales
Juniper Networks Inc.'s (JNPR) second-quarter income fell 50% as soft router and other hardware sales kept challenging the company's results.
Altera 2nd-Quarter Net Down 24%; Offers Upbeat 3rd-Quarter View
Altera Corp.'s (ALTR) second-quarter profit fell 24% as the chip maker saw revenue decline sharply from the previous year.
FMC Technologies 2Q Results: Postgame Scorecard
Driven by strong revenue growth, FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI) saw an increase in profit.
GE Capital, BB&T Issue Preferreds as Yield Hunt Lowers Capital Costs
The financing arm of U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co. (GE) and financial-services company BB&T Corp. (BBT) were in the market Tuesday selling preferred stock, seeking to boost their capital bases for regulatory purposes and disregarding the "risk-off" trade that has many investors flocking to