Canada Gets Support From Germany's Merkel For Trade Pact With EU
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Thursday won support from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a quick conclusion to negotiations for a free-trade agreement with the European Union.
Out of Neutral, S&P 500 Eyes New 4-Month Highs
Cheering positive comments out of the beleaguered eurozone and Cisco's (NASDAQ:CSCO) upbeat outlook, Wall Street generated solid gains Thursday afternoon that put the S&P 500 on track for its highest close since early April.
Report: White House Resurrecting Plan for Potential Oil Release
With gas prices rising, the White House is reportedly 'dusting off old plans' for a potential release of oil reserves.
Chile CMPC 2nd-Quarter Net Plummets to $38.57 Million From $171.85 Million
Chilean paper and pulp producer Empresas CMPC SA's (CMPC.SN) second-quarter net profit tumbled 76% year-on-year to $38.57 million, the company said in a regulatory filing Thursday.
Oracle Settles Foreign Corrupt Practices Charge with SEC for $2 Million
Oracle Corp. (ORCL) agreed to a $2 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, after the regulator accused the software firm of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
WSJ: Samsung Tries to Cut Its Potential Bill in Apple Trial
SAN JOSE, Calif.--A closely watched patent battle between Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co. (005930.SE) turned to the money at stake, as the trial here entered its final days.
Gold At Week High On Sentiment, Technicals
Gold futures ended higher on Thursday, helped by positive market sentiment, an improved technical base, and a lower dollar.
PRESS RELEASE: SEC CHARGES ORACLE CORPORATION WITH FCPA VIOLATIONS RELATED TO SECRET SIDE FUNDS IN INDIA
Web version: http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2012/2012-158.htm The SEC's complaint is available at: http://www.sec.gov/litigation/complaints/2012/comp-pr2012-158.pdf SEC Enforcement contacts for this matter Marc Fagel - Director, SEC's San Francisco Regional Office - 415-705-2449 Michael Dicke -
Judge Grants Subpoena Power to ResCap Examiner
A judge on Thursday granted broad subpoena power to the independent examiner investigating Residential Capital LLC's relationship with parent Ally Financial Inc., though he agreed with private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP to limit the number of parties with access to the examiner's
UBS's Weber Says Bank Not in Talks on Libor Deal -Report
Swiss banking giant UBS AG (UBS) isn't currently in negotiations with prosecutors on a settlement in the Libor scandal, according to an interview with supervisory board chairman Axel Weber in a pre-released interview from Friday's edition of Handelsblatt.