OIL FUTURES: Nymex Crude Reaches 3-Month High as Euro Rallies
Crude-oil futures hit their highest settlement price since May amid market optimism that struggling euro-zone nations will receive regional assistance to strengthen their economies.
Smaller Deals Finding Investors in Corporate Bond Market
Smaller deals are finding a receptive audience in the corporate-bond market, despite lightly staffed trading desks.
U.S. Regulator Moves to Encourage Housing 'Short Sales'
U.S. homeowners with collapsed property values could have an easier time selling their homes for less than the outstanding mortgage amount under changes rolled out by a federal housing regulator.
Ryanair Confirms Interest in Stansted Airport
Ryanair Holdings PLC (RYA.DB) Tuesday confirmed its interest in Stansted Airport, just a day after BAA Ltd. announced plans to sell.
Apple Shares Fall After Downgrade
The Wall Street Journal Online's Market Beat Blog Believe it or not, Apple shares can go down.
Apple: A Trillion Dollar Company?
The iPhone maker recently beat out Microsoft as the world's most valuable company ever. One analyst says its market value could top $1 trillion. • Is Apple a Buy?
US Gasoline Use Up 1.9% vs Week Ago - SpendingPulse
U.S. gasoline demand rose 1.9% from a week earlier to an average of 8.971 million barrels a day in the week ended Aug. 17, according to a SpendingPulse report released Tuesday by MasterCard Advisors LLC, a division of MasterCard Inc. (MA).
Brazil Copper Processors Shed Nearly 3% of Work Force in 1st Half -Sindicel
Brazil's copper products industry shed nearly 3% of its work force during the first half of 2012, amid international market turbulence and competition from imports, Brazilian copper producer association Sindicel said Tuesday.