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.
Malaysian Airline AirAsia Will Announce Deal to Buy Indonesia's Batavia Air -Reuters
Malaysian airline AirAsia Bhd (5099.KU) plans to buy Indonesia-based airline Batavia Air, Reuters reported.
Brazil Official: Ban on Sales of Mobile-Phone-Service Contracts May Lift in Two Weeks
A ban on sales of new mobile-phone-service contracts by three service providers in Brazil may be lifted in as soon as two weeks if the companies submit convincing investment plans to improve telecom services, Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo said Wednesday.
Equity Residential 2nd Quarter Net Down 81% on Discontinued Operations
Equity Residential's (EQR) second-quarter earnings sank 81%, compared with a year-ago period that was boosted by the real estate investment trust's gains on discontinued operations.
STB Announces Initiatives in Wake of 2011 Rail Hearings
U.S. regulators took tentative steps Wednesday toward resolving a long-running feud between freight railroads and shippers, more than a year after heated hearings last summer regarding pricing and service levels.
Senate Passes Middle-Class Tax Cut Bill in Symbolic Move
The Senate passed the Democrats' tax plan in a symbolic vote, but leaders acknowledged the bill will be dead on arrival in the GOP-led House.
Zynga Disappoints Investors With Lackluster 2nd-Quarter Report
Zynga Inc. (ZNGA), the online social-game developer that has seen its share price roughly halved since a high-profile initial public offering, issued a lackluster second-quarter earnings report Wednesday that only ate away further at the company's market value.
RadioShack Suspends Dividend After 2nd-Quarter Loss
RadioShack Corp. (RSH), once a go-to destination for household-electronic needs, said it would stop paying a dividend after 25 years and reported its widest quarterly loss since 1996 as the retailer struggles to remain relevant to consumers.
STREET MOVES: Merrill Lynch Hires 7 Morgan Stanley Brokers
Bank of America Corp.'s (BAC) Merrill Lynch Wealth Management recently hired seven financial advisers from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney who had more than $4.6 million in annual production and managed about $560 million in clients.
GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day
TOP STORIES: USDA Sees Food Inflation Increasing in 2013, Leaves 2012 Outlook Unchanged Consumers won't feel the impact of higher food prices caused by a severe U.S. drought until 2013, the government said Wednesday.