South Africa's Lonmin Miners End Strike
September 18 2012 3:30 PM
Lonmin miners who went on strike last month have agreed to a 22 percent pay raise and will return to work this week. But the strike has taken a toll on South Africa's economy, and other mines still face unrest.
Danger From European Banks' Too-Big-To-Fail Syndrome Keeps Growing: Report
September 18 2012 11:24 AM
Many European banks have used easy credit from the European Central Bank to expand their balance sheet rather than use the easy credit to slim down and cut the level of risk in the assets they hold. In other words, too-big-to-fail is alive and well in the recession-plagued euro zone.
$105,000 Kitchen (Stove Not Included): Electrolux Going After Market Most Can Only Dream Of
September 17 2012 3:45 PM
Swedish home appliance maker embarks on small market for very expensive kitchens. For the rest of us: It recently began selling its Frigidaire brand at The Home Depot.
Copper Prices Slip But Remain Near 4 1/2-Month High
September 17 2012 3:19 PM
London copper slipped on Monday, but still retained most of the previous session's steep climb to a 4-1/2 month top as a new round of U.S. monetary stimulus measures and a weak dollar continued to support prices.
Secret Beauty Tips And Tricks From The Experts At New York Fashion Week
September 17 2012 2:53 PM
IBTimes spoke to some of the top makeup and nail artists throughout the course of New York Fashion Week, who revealed their secrets for flawless runway beauty and their makeup weapons of choice as well as their inside scoop on hottest trends and products for the upcoming seasons.
Salman Rushdie Urges Publishers To 'Be Braver'
September 17 2012 9:23 AM
The British author's memoir Joseph Anton, about living for years under a state-sponsored call for his murder, is set to be released Tuesday amid worldwide anger over the Innocence of Muslims film that Iran's Ayatollah Hassan Sanei blames on him.
Apple iPhone 5 Cases: 13 Brilliant Designs That Highlight (And Protect) The Phone's New Features [PICTURES]
September 16 2012 12:53 PM
Unlike past iPhone launches, where customers could possibly get away with using their old iPhone case on the new model, Apple has endowed the iPhone 5 with a brand-new form factor with a taller and thinner build, a larger 4-inch screen, and several migrated components like the earphone jack and speaker grills. This means that everyone buying the new iPhone 5 will be in the market for new cases to both protect and brand their new purchase. We've scoured the Internet for the coolest iPhone 5 ca...
Kate Middleton's Topless Photos Spark Amazing, Bizarre Sympathy Site 'Nips Out For Kate'
September 15 2012 9:46 PM
Kate Middleton's topless-photo scandal has caused a huge uproar online, with many U.K. citizens feeling insulted that anyone would publish those kinds of pictures of their possible future queen consort. Showing solidarity with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge -- and a wee bit more -- the site Nips Out for Kate features pictures of British men bearing their nipples while wearing masks of Kate Middleton and other royals.
Kristen Stewart And Robert Pattinson Back Together? Taylor Lautner Reportedly Hopes So, Too
September 15 2012 12:35 PM
New rumors surrounding Robert Pattinson and Kristin Stewart could be what ?Twilight? fans everywhere have been dreaming of. There have been whispers of the estranged couple getting back together, an event that seems like it could be coming closer to reality. It?d also be a relief for the third wheel in the ?Twilight? franchise, Taylor Lautner who has reportedly been supportive of both Pattinson and K-Stew since the photos of Stewart cheating surfaced earlier this summer.
Obama Greets U.S. Olympians at the White House
September 15 2012 3:24 AM
The president hosted Michael Phelps, Tyson Gay, Holley Mangold, among others.
Chris Brown's Latest Album Gets Sticker Warning 'This Man Beats Women' In London
September 14 2012 7:10 PM
Shoppers looking for Chris Brown's album "Fortune" in HMV stores in London might be surprised to see a warning sticker on the CD. Several copies of Brown's latest album have been covered with advisory stickers reading, "Warning: Do Not Buy This Album! This Man Beats Women."
Closer Magazine Is Being Sued By Kate Middleton And British Royals After Topless Photos Surface [REPORT]
September 14 2012 1:24 PM
The British royals are suing Closer magazine after they published topless photos of Kate Middleton, according to reports
Kate Middleton Topless Photos: French Editor ‘Shocked’ By Uproar
September 14 2012 10:57 AM
Laurence Pieau, the managing editor of French magazine, Closer, said he is surprised by the magnitude of the uproar over his decision to print topless photos of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. He also accused British tabloids of hypocrisy over the affair.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS NEWS: Dwight Howard to Miss Training Camp, First Preseason Game
September 14 2012 9:33 AM
Los Angeles traded for Dwight Howard on Aug. 10.
Crude Oil Futures Rise Above $99 After Fed Action
September 14 2012 3:02 AM
Crude oil prices advanced in Asian trading Friday, extending overnight rally after the U.S. Federal Reserve launched another round of quantitative easing to rejuvenate the economic growth.
Stacy Keibler Steps Out Without George Clooney Amid Breakup Rumors
September 13 2012 4:07 PM
Stacy Keibler looked pretty in pink on Wednesday, when she was spotted stepping out at a Marchesa spring 2013 fashion show at Grand Central Terminal for New York Fashion Week. Despite swirling rumors that the model and former professional WWE wrestler had split from her boyfriend of one year, George Clooney, Keibler looked poised and confident in a velvet baroque one-shouldered dress.
EADS-BAE Merger Would Create Very Diverse Aerospace Company - Here's What It Would Produce
September 13 2012 1:37 PM
EADS and BAE are once again talking of a possible merger that would create a $45 billion company with more than 200,000 employees. The vehicles the two companies make that would end up under one umbrella in the event of a mega-merger range from the world's biggest passenger plane to satellites and submarines.
Arsenal Transfer News: Alex Song Was Just One of Four Gunners on Barcelona Wish List
September 13 2012 10:26 AM
Barcelona identified a list of four Arsenal targets before deciding to sign midfielder Alex Song this summer.
- Morning Silver Market Report 9/13
September 13 2012 9:58 AM
The silver market was slightly easier overnight, as it awaited the results of today's FOMC meeting, which are expected to be announced at 11:30 am central today. The bulls may already be disappointed with silver's performance yesterday, as it sold off sharply after making new highs overnight. Like gold, silver had gained quite a bit in recent weeks on poor economic data and on expectations that the Fed would be embarking on a third round of quantitative easing. The market also got a boost ...
- Morning Gold Market Report 9/13
September 13 2012 9:57 AM
The gold market (and equities and a host of other commodities) is anxiously anticipating the results of the FOMC meeting, which are to be announced at 11:30 am central today. The market is looking for the Fed to announce a 3rd round of quantitative easing. As an indication as to how high expectations are running, yesterday an informal poll indicated that 98% of traders were expecting the Fed to eventually embark on QE III, while 77% percent were looking for it to occur today. This morning there ...