Financial news on May 01, 2010
Business and Financial news
But some investors were disappointed at the pace of growth at the securities unit, the biggest contributor to Barclays’ earnings, and shares dropped in London on Friday. Read more..
The company has rebounded from last year’s first-quarter loss and earned $3.6 billion as the economic recovery began and it absorbed Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad. Read more..
A diagramless for the Incredibly persnickety. Read more..
Eurobank, R-G Premier Bank and Westernbank, which have been devastated by Puerto Rico’s sluggish real estate market, were seized and immediately sold. Read more..
Facing investigations on two fronts, Goldman Sachs came under pressure from investors as well after Standard & Poor’s changed its rating to sell. Read more..
The world’s religions have long offered clues to how much to tithe, and income and net worth figured in the calculations. Read more..
MBIA can proceed with a lawsuit claiming that Countrywide Financial committed fraud in obtaining insurance on billions of dollars of mortgage-backed securities. Read more..
Which news network won a 2008 Peabody Award? Read more..
Lingering uncertainties over the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and the direction of a financial regulation bill in the United States weighed heavily on financial stocks. Read more..
A home alarm system can provide some benefits, but thwarting burglaries might not be the foremost of those. Read more..