New research suggests that copper carried by storm water runoff from human developments could have serious consequences for both wild and farmed salmon.
Asian stock markets mostly advanced Wednesday on hopes that major central banks around the world would act to tackle the deteriorating global economic conditions.
Asian markets rose Wednesday as investors continued to be hopeful that central banks all over the world would soon announce stimulus measures to tackle the weakening global economy.
How do pyrotechnicians make fireworks that burn bright blue or red? Or fireworks in the shape of a star or a smiley-face? Science can explain!
Latin America and China are closer than ever, and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao is touring the continent with a bucketful of money. Everybody wins? Some critics are skeptical
The price of gold was losing value on Thursday in as the U.S. dollar strengthened
Asian shares fell Friday and the safe-haven dollar hovered near its highest in a week-and-a-half after weak manufacturing data from the United States, Europe and China heightened fears over the outlook for global growth.
Asian stocks struggled and commodities fell broadly on Thursday after the Federal Reserve ramped up monetary stimulus by expanding Operation Twist, but disappointed some investors who had been hoping for more aggressive measures.
Asian stock markets advanced Wednesday on expectations that the major central banks around the world would announce further stimulus measures to spur economic growth.
Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a post-Greek election relief rally quickly ran out of steam, with rising Spanish and Italian bond yields signaling that European leaders still have much to do to contain the euro zone debt crisis.
Commodity prices posted a brief rally on Monday after a pro-austerity party got the most votes in Greece's weekend elections, but the market's upswing fizzled almost as soon as it began, confounding traders who might have expected developments to lift risky assets for at least a few of sessions.
Asian markets rose Monday as investors were relieved after the pro-bailout parties won Sunday's elections in Greece.
Stock markets in China and Hong Kong gained Monday as sentiment was buoyed after the news that pro-bailout parties in Greece gained sufficient votes to form a government.
India's wholesale price index (WPI) rose to 7.55 percent in May, mounting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India ahead of its highly anticipated rate cuts.
The price of gold on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell by more than 2 percent on Thursday, ending six days of consecutive price increases so far this month.
Ray Bradbury, the author of several fantasy, science fiction and mystery books, including the dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 -- died Tuesday night in Los Angeles. Bradbury was 91.
Stock markets in China and Hong Kong advanced Wednesday on speculation that the People's Bank of China will cut interest rates soon to help the economy regain its growth momentum.
There has been a lot of talk lately regarding the timeframe for the release of the next generation iPhone, presumably called the iPhone 5, irrespective of what Apple finally decides to name it.
On Monday, Hawaiian Airlines will fly into its first major market on the East Coast, New York City, expanding its reach across the United States.
With the premiere of Rupert Sanders' Snow White and the Huntsman starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron, many are wondering if the folk tale popularized by the Brothers Grimm and Walt Disney about the girl with hair as black as ebony and skin as white as snow is based on a real person. According to a German scholar named Eckhard Sander, Snow White was indeed real: She was a woman named Margarete von Waldeck, whose life paralleled the folk story.
Crude oil prices slid more than 3 percent Wednesday on fears of a slowdown in global economic growth. U.S. stocks also closed lower, with major indexes all down more than 1 percent and yields on the benchmark 10-year Treasury sank to a record 1.64 percent.
Industrial commodities and global stocks fell sharply Wednesday as evidence mounted that the global economy's highfliers are dangerously close to stall speed. Yields on 10-year Treasuries tumbled to a record low 1.64 percent.
Pre-Market Movers (Facebook, Popular Inc, North American Energy Partners, United States Steel Corporation, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Pfizer, Banco Santander S.A.)
The companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trade Tuesday are: Popular Inc, North American Energy Partners Inc, United States Steel Corporation, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc, Pfizer Inc, Banco Santander S.A. and Facebook Inc.
U.S. stocks cut losses late in Wednesday's trading session, with two key indexes barely squeaking into positive territory on the strength of surging commodities prices and the shares of companies that produce them.
Spend a couple of days exploring this fascinating subculture of Turkey and you will discover an area steeped in ancient history, hospitality and tolerance.
Agricultural commodities, and in particular so-called softs like sugar and coffee, fell hard Wednesday as investors, eyeing the euro zone crisis, priced in the potential fallout on consumption of U.S. farm exports.
Bamboozle 2012 Lineup: All American Rejects Heat Up The Stage On Day 2 As Tyson Ritter Makes Obscene Gestures
The All American Rejects stepped onto the Main Stage for their 4:20 P.M. set, swinging immediately into their hit song Dirty Little Secret. The song was the perfect choice to start their set off, as they had the whole crowd singing. After Dirty Little Secret, the band shifted into Swing Swing. Ritter didn't even need to sing the words to the song, as the whole mob of Bamboozlers knew every word.
Far from the politics of Santiago and within eyeshot of each other are two projects that epitomize a growing divide in Chile: the $10 billion HidroAysen dam scheme and the proposed Patagonia National Park.
World stock markets fell Friday, slammed by ratings cuts for Greece and five of its banks, which were announced ahead of a crucial Group of 8 summit this weekend. While Facebook's much-anticipated initial public offering provided a temporary distraction for traders, its first-day performance concluded with more of a whimper than a bang.
Sen. John McCain, the Republican author of a bipartisan campaign-finance law at the heart of the Citizens United case, filed a brief with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse urging U.S. Supreme Court justices to uphold a Montana anti-corruption law that bans independent corporate political spending.