Financial news on July 04, 2015
Business and Financial news
Aetna reports agreement to buy rival Humana for $37 billion. Read more..
The move values Ant Financial Services at more than $45 billion and makes the Chinese government a stakeholder, according to people familiar with the transaction. Read more..
A rock-solid puzzle by Elizabeth C. Gorski. Read more..
Lawrence R Herkimer, grandfather of modern cheerleading who elevated the activity into an aspirational goal for generations of youth and a highly successful business for himself, dies at age 89. Read more..
Chevron's Gorgon liquefied gas-processing plant on Australia's Barrow Island deals with strict environmental regulations to protect island's unique wildlife; logistics have boosted original plant cost of $37 billion to $54 billion; Chevron says it underestimated complexity of getting equipment to site. Read more..
Ukrainian government, hastening to secure debt relief with support of International Monetary Fund, is strongly urging reluctant investors to accept big losses to gain bailout; Ukrainian authorities, observing events in Greece, do not want to end up in a similar, seemingly endless, struggle with creditors. Read more..
Some people may find Auto Portrait Framing useful or educational, but for those who find it a waste of space, the feature can be easily turned off. Read more..
Potash of Canada said it believed that it could address the concerns of K&S, the German owner of Morton Salt, and that its bid was not based on closing mines or shedding jobs. Read more..
Rich Silvestri offers us a tough, but fair, cryptic crossword puzzle. Read more..
Exchange Rates of July 04, 2015
|US Dollar||Australian Dollar||1 USD = 1,331 AUD||1 AUD = 0,751 USD|
|US Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 USD = 1,257 CAD||1 CAD = 0,796 USD|
|US Dollar||Mexican Peso||1 USD = 15,705 MXN||1 MXN = 0,064 USD|
|Australian Dollar||Canadian Dollar||1 AUD = 0,943 CAD||1 CAD = 1,060 AUD|