Why my Visa Statement Will Show a Charge for One Pony
When it comes to making our kids happy, it can be easy for parents to overspend.
UDPATE: Sinopec 1st-Half Net Profit Falls 41%; Refining Losses Weigh
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (SNP), or Sinopec, posted a 41% decline in first-half earnings, underperforming its biggest rival, PetroChina Co. (601857.SH, 0857.HK, PTR), whose profit for the period fell 6%.
China Construction Bank: VP Zhu Xiaohuang Resigns Due to "a Change of Job"
China Construction Bank Corp. (CICHY, 0939.HK, 601939.HK), the country's second-largest bank by assets after Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, said Sunday that its executive vice president and executive director, Zhu Xiaohuang, has resigned due to "a change of job." The bank said in a
China Construction Bank 1st-Half Net Profit Rises 15% on Higher Interest Income
China Construction Bank Corp. (CICHY, 0939.HK, 601939.SH), the country's second-largest lender by assets after Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (IDCBY, 1398.HK, 601398.SH), said Sunday its first-half net profit rose 15% from a year earlier, thanks to higher interest income and commissions.
ThyssenKrupp Wants at Least EUR7 Billion for US,Brazil Steel Plants-Report
Germany's industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG (TYEKY, TKA.XE) wants to get at least 7 billion euros ($8.8 billion) for the two steel plants in the U.S. and in Brazil that are up for sale, Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger told Sunday paper Welt am Sonntag in an interview.
Belgium Economy Minister Calls For New Electricity Pricing-Report
Belgium's government should start work as soon as September to reduce "scandalously high price differences" between the country's energy providers, Economy Minister Johan Vande Lanotte said Sunday in an interview with Belgian daily De Tijd.
Lonmin Asks Lenders To Waive Test Of Banking Covenants - Newspaper
Platinum miner Lonmin PLC (LMI.LN) has asked its lenders--Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG), HSBC Holdings PLC (HBC) and Standard Chartered PLC (STAN.LN)--to waive a test of banking covenants that it will breach following a collapse of production at its Marikana mine due to violent clashes between
WSJ 2nd UPDATE: France Accuses South Korea's Hyundai, Kia of Dumping
LA ROCHELLE, France--The French government accused South Korean car makers Hyundai Motor Co. (HYMLY, 005380.SE) and Kia Motors Corp. (000270.SE) of dumping, amid stronger sales for the two auto makers while local manufacturers see their market shares dwindling.
Samsung Electronics Makes Inroads Into Europe's LTE Market
Samsung Electronics Co. (SSNHY , 005930.SE) said Sunday it had made inroads into Europe's next-generation network technology--also known as long-term evolution, or LTE--markets by signing a deal to provide LTE-related equipment to a U.K-based company.
Powerful typhoon set to hit Japan's Okinawa island
Strongest typhoon to approach Okinawa in several years could overturn cars and cause waves of up to 40 feet.