Best and worst states for credit: the full list
The annual list of best and worst states for credit conditions is based on an analysis of the unemployment rate, bankruptcy rate, foreclosure rate, average credit score and credit card delinquency rate of each state.Here are the 2012 results:RankState1.North Dakota2.Vermont3.South
BASF, Cargill, Novozymes Collaborate On Acrylic Acid Research
German chemicals company BASF SE (BAS.XE), U.S.-based commodities company Cargill, Inc. and Danish biotech company Novozymes A/S (NVZMY) said Friday an agreement to develop technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials has been reached.
India Auditor Faults Government for Handing Delhi Airport, Land to Private Operators at Low Price
India's federal audit body has criticized the government for allowing the private operator of Delhi's international airport to get hold of a major airport for 60 years and several hundred acres of land at a low price.
Acer Swings To Net Profit In 2Q; Slow Sales, Stiff Competition In 3Q
Taiwanese personal computer maker Acer Inc. (2353.TW) swung to a net profit in the second quarter, but the company continues to struggle with slow sales and stiff competition from Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) iPad and other tablets.
OTP Deputy CEO Says Deterioration in Loan Quality to Slow
OTP Bank Nyrt. (OTP.BU) expects the deterioration in the quality of its loans to slow in the third quarter versus the second, the bank's deputy chief executive said Friday after the bank published second-quarter results. Hungary's largest bank saw a sharp deterioration in the quality of its loan
India Federal Auditor: Financial Impact of Coal Blocks Allocation to Firms INR1.85 Trillion
India lost about 1.85 trillion rupees ($33 billion) in potential revenue by giving away coal mining permits to private companies without auctions, the federal auditor said Friday.
Acer CEO: Expectations for Big 2Q Growth May Turn out to Be Medium Growth
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Samsung Electronics, Osram Settle Global LED Patent Suits
Samsung Electronics Co. (005930.SE) and lighting maker Osram AG have reached agreement to settle all of their ongoing patent suits globally, and the two sides also signed a separate pact to collaborate on developing light emitting diode technology.
JPMorgan Plans 10-Year Euro Benchmark Senior Unsecured Bond
U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) is planning a benchmark-size, euro-denominated, 10-year senior unsecured bond, a person familiar with the deal said Friday.
Lupin, UltraTech to Replace Steel Authority, Sterlite in S&P CNX Nifty Index
The National Stock Exchange will induct drug maker Lupin Ltd. (500257.BY) and UltraTech Cement Ltd. (532538.BY) to its benchmark 50-stock S&P CNX Nifty index Sept. 28, replacing Steel Authority of India Ltd. (500113.BY) and metals and mining company Sterlite Industries Ltd. (500900.BY).