Apple and Al Gore: Why Are Celebrities Put on Corporate Boards?
September 26 2011 10:34 AM
Many celebrities, including politicians, actors, musicians and even athletes have been named to corporate boards over the decades.
Futures Signal Mixed Opening for Wall Street
September 26 2011 6:07 AM
Stock index futures pointed to a mixed opening for U.S. markets on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.2 percent, Dow Jones futures rising 0.1 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.4 percent at 0804 GMT.
Chevron Suffers Blow in Latest Installment of Amazon Battle
September 20 2011 3:25 PM
New York appeals court has lifted a ban on the $18bn judgment against the oil giant, Chevron for environment damage in Ecuador.
- Gold and Silver Report - Taxing Matters
September 20 2011 1:30 PM
Metals prices with the exception of silver attempted to recover some of Monday's heavy losses in early trading action in New York this morning. The yellow metal fell $34 yesterday and touched lows near the $1768 level. The currently apparent fatigue being exhibited by the precious metal has not changed the fact that the blogosphere remains laden with unequivocal pronouncements that gold has to go up and/or that it cannot go down.
- U.S. Court Unfreezes $18 Billion Award vs Chevron
September 19 2011 11:06 PM
A U.S. appeals court reversed an order freezing enforcement outside of Ecuador of an $18 billion damages award against Chevron Corp over pollution in the Amazonian rain forest.
Some Missoni for Target Items Available at Target.com
September 15 2011 5:22 PM
Missoni for Target was a red-hot hit at launch this week, but the Italian designer's special collection for the retailer has left some customers confused while reseller Internet sites like eBay have experienced a boom.
Missoni for Target: eBay Lists More than 25,000 Items
September 14 2011 12:51 PM
While most Target stores nationwide are sold out of the retailer's red hot Missoni for Target collection items, eBay has exploded with products for resale.
U.S. Stock Index Futures Signal Early Losses
September 14 2011 6:00 AM
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.3 percent, the Dow Jones down 0.28 percent and the Nasdaq 100 down 0.36 percent by 0938 GMT (5:38 a.m. ET).
- Metals, Oils Lift Britain's FTSE Index
September 07 2011 6:59 AM
Britain's leading share index pushed higher on Wednesday morning, helped by strength in heavyweight commodity issues after base metal and crude oil prices rose on positive U.S. ISM data.
U.S. Stock Index Futures Rise
September 07 2011 5:28 AM
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 1 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.79 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.97 percent at 0900 GMT (5 a.m. ET).
Chevron Makes U.S. Gulf Deepwater Find at Moccasin
September 07 2011 12:01 AM
Chevron Corp has made a deepwater discovery in the Gulf of Mexico at the Moccasin prospect, the site of the first exploratory well permit after the end of last year's deepwater moratorium.
Louisiana Declares Emergency as Storm Brews in the Gulf [MAPS]
September 01 2011 11:07 PM
The tropical depression will be called Lee if it upgrades to a tropical storm. It is currently creeping north through the Gulf of Mexico. It could spur torrential rains and coastal flooding from the Florida Panhandle to Texas-Louisiana border, National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read told the media.
Gulf Oil Workers Evacuated as Storm Gathers [PHOTOS]
September 01 2011 9:02 PM
Whether Hurricane Katia will have any impact on the United States is still uncertain, but forecasters are keeping a watchful eye on a new tropical threat in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Exxon deal latest milestone in Russia investment
September 01 2011 1:17 AM
Exxon Mobil Corp and Rosneft on Monday announced a deal to extract oil and gas from the Russian Arctic, marking a significant milestone in Russia's patchy history with foreign corporate investors.
Exxon, Rosneft Announce Russian Artic Exploration Deal
August 30 2011 11:36 AM
Exxon Mobil and Rosneft, Russia's top crude oil producer, announced a strategic agreement on Tuesday to jointly develop oil in the Russian Artic.
- Allied Gold Mining Optimistic About Prospects in Papua New Guinea
August 24 2011 1:19 PM
Australia-based Allied Gold Mining plc said Wednesday it is not concerned about possible changes to legislation in Papua New Guinea regarding resource extraction.
Special Report: Pension Scandal Shakes Up Venezuelan Oil Giant
August 17 2011 12:23 PM
Venezuela received an enviable honor last month: OPEC said it is sitting on the biggest reserves of crude oil in the world -- even more than Saudi Arabia.
- Ukraine to Cut Gazprom's umbilical cord?
August 12 2011 1:47 PM
Sometimes it's not easy being Russia's neighbor - just ask Ukraine. Ever since the 1991 implosion of the USSR, Ukraine's relations with Russia have appeared between coldly formal and outright hostility, with a major irritant being the increasingly high prices Gazprom charges for natural gas.
Panel seeks more disclosure on natural gas drilling
August 11 2011 9:00 PM
A federal panel sketched out its first vision of a regulatory roadmap for the booming shale natural gas industry on Thursday, urging more transparency on the use of chemicals and more careful treatment of waste water.
Top 10 Largest U.S. Companies by Market Cap
August 06 2011 1:29 AM
Market capitalization, also called market cap, means the total dollar market value of a company's all outstanding shares. It represents the aggregate value of a company or stock.