White House: Need More Growth to Spur Hiring
A top White House official acknowledged faster expansion was needed to stoke more hiring and help boost the economy.
How the LIBOR scandal could affect you
The LIBOR scandal -- the latest debacle to send ripples through the global financial system -- centers on the alleged rigging of a somewhat obscure banking survey.
EARNINGS FORECAST TABLE: Bayer 2Q 2012
The following is a summary of analysts' forecasts for Bayer AG (BAYN.XE) second-quarter results, based on a poll of 10 analysts conducted by Dow Jones Newswires (figures in million euros, EPS, dividend and target price in euro, according to IFRS).
Dow Rallies to Within Striking Range of 13K
The Dow posted triple-digit gains for the second day in a row on Friday, putting the blue-chip average in easy reach of the 13000 mark.
Wasted Energy: Our Failure to Plan
We have the most futile Congress in history -- a national energy policy, if done correctly and adhered to, is something even they can’t mess up.
LyondellBasell 2nd-Quarter Net Down 4.4%, Sees Europe Challenges
LyondellBasell Industries NV's (LYB) second-quarter earnings fell 4.4% as the plastics and chemicals company booked a charge related to debt repayment that weighed down otherwise better-than-expected earnings.
All 3 Belo Monte Engineers Released By Brazil Tribal Leaders - Funai
The last of the three engineers working for the company building the controversial Belo Monte dam in Brazil's north were released Friday by indigenous leaders after being held hostage since Tuesday, Brazil's national indigenous institute Funai said.
Chile Enersis Falls 6% on Worries Over $8 Billion Capital Increase
Enersis SA's (ENI, ENERSIS.SN) shares continued to fall on the Santiago Stock Exchange Friday as investors remain concerned about the Chilean energy holding company's plans for a $8.02 billion capital increase.
US Appeals Court Upholds Restrictions Against Tobacco Industry in Racketeering Case
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a trial judge's decision to maintain the restrictions she imposed on cigarette makers in 2006 for violating federal racketeering laws.
Chevron 2nd-Quarter Profit Off 6.8%; Upstream Earnings Fall
Chevron Corp. (CVX) posted a 6.8% decline in second-quarter profit, the latest oil company to feel the pinch of lower crude-oil and natural-gas prices triggered by global economic insecurity.