Tips for College Grads Creating their First Real-World Budget
Many students are graduating with some extra baggage—to the tune of $28,000 in student loans. Grads need to detail their income and spending to avoid falling into debt and making sure they have enough to make ends meet.
BP Agrees $2.5 Billion Sale Of Carson Refinery To Tesoro
U.K.-listed oil giant BP PLC (BP.LN) Monday said it has agreed to sell its Carson refinery in southern California and related marketing assets to Tesoro Corp. (TSO) for $2.5 billion, as part of its $38 billion asset-sale plan intended to refocus the company after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Google to Cut 4K Motorola Jobs, Take $275M Charge
Just months after acquiring Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, Google disclosed plans to slash 4,000 jobs and close or consolidate 30 facilities at the struggling phone manufacturer.
Old Dominion Freight Sets 3-for-2 Stock Split
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. on Monday said it would issue one additional share of stock for every two already owned by stockholders.
Noble Energy to Sell Kansas Assets to Citation Oil for $140 Million
Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) agreed to sell certain oil and natural-gas properties in Kansas to an affiliate of privately held Houston oil and gas company Citation Oil & Gas Corp. for about $140 million, as the oil-and-gas explorer continues to get rid of noncore assets.
Bosch April-June Net Profit Falls 15% on Lower Automotive Demand
Bosch Ltd. (500530.BY) Monday said its quarterly net profit fell 15% because of lower demand from the automotive industry.
Turned Down for a Refinance -- Now What?
If you've been turned down for a refinance, you still have options. Since the law requires your lender to provide you with a written explanation of why your application was denied, you can either apply again with other lenders or fix any problems.
Got a Ticket? You Could be Paying for it for Years
If you get a ticket, you will also likely get a surcharge on your car insurance premium upon renewal.
Julius Baer Buys Merrill Unit, Sets Rights Issue
Julius Baer Holding AG (BAER.VX) on Monday said it will acquire Merrill Lynch's wealth-management business based outside the U.S. and Japan from Bank of America Corp. (BAC) and raise fresh equity to finance the deal, as the Swiss private-banking specialist seeks to widen its global footprint and
Sysco Net Slips 8% on Higher Costs
Sysco Corp.'s (SYY) fiscal fourth-quarter earnings slipped 8% as the food services supplier saw its costs rise amid continuing food inflation.