Barclays Investors Back RBS Chief Hester for Top Job -Report
Leading investors in Barclays Bank (BSC) are backing Stephen Hester to succeed Robert Diamond as the new chief executive of Barclays PLC (BCS), the Sunday Telegraph reports, citing one of the bank's top-10 shareholders.
Continental Is Feeling Impact of Debt Crisis, CFO Says - Report
German auto parts maker Continental AG (CON.XE) is being affected by the euro zone's debt crisis as southern Europeans buy fewer cars, the company's chief financial officer said in an interview published Sunday.
ENRC's Chairman Recruits Adviser for Split - Report
Mehmet Dalman, the chairman of mining giant Eurasian Natural Resources PLC (ENRC.LN), has hired an adviser to help carry out work to split the company in two, U.K. newspaper The Sunday Telegraph reports, without citing sources.
Delek Group Sells 5.15% of US Unit for $71.5 Million
Israeli holding company Delek Group Ltd. (DLEKG.TV) said Sunday that it has sold 5.15% of its stake in Delek U.S. Holdings Inc. (DK) for $71.5 million.
China's Trade Surplus Expected to Continue to Narrow in August -Xinhua
China's trade surplus will continue to narrow in August, as export growth is likely to stay weak, the official Xinhua New Agency reported Sunday, citing a report by Bank of Communications Co. (BCMXY, 3328.HK, 601328.SH), the country's fifth largest bank by assets.
Russian sports minister questions Olympic scoring in boxing, says host nation is being favored
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has questioned some of the judging at the London Olympics, specifically in boxing and weightlifting.
Here Is Fernando Torres Getting Kicked In The Face
Even as someone who loves Fernando Torres, I must concede the the highlight of the Community Shield thus far has been Yaya Toure kicking Torres in the face.
Olympic Marathon: Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich Wins Gold
Stephen Kiprotich has won Uganda's first-ever medal in the Olympic marathon, taking the gold Sunday morning in London.
School districts to compete for nearly $400 million in Race to the Top awards
Hoping to build on state-level reforms aimed at closing the education achievement gap, the Education Department opened its Race to the Top competition to school districts on Sunday, inviting the poorest districts across the country to vie for almost $400 million in grants.
Zito seeks 10th win against Colorado
San Francisco lefty Barry Zito eyes his first double-digit win season since 2009 this afternoon when the Giants complete a three-game series with the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park.Zito improved to 9-8 on the season on Tuesday in St. Louis, as he held the Cardinals to a pair of runs and eight hits