Financial news on July 8th, 2006
Business and Financial news
It is widely expected that Japan will raise its main interest rate from the level of zero percent that it has maintained for years. Read more..
In a nation plagued by obesity, a store called Casual Male Big & Tall would seem to mint money. But the chain's parent company has twice filed for bankruptcy protection. Then David A. Levin, a longtime apparel industry executive, took over in 2002... Read more..
Automatic Data Processing said it gave out lists of shareholders in various companies to an "unauthorized party." Read more..
Job growth last month was tepid while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.6 percent. Read more..
Johnson & Johnson must pay $772,500 to the family of a Texas woman who died after a patch intended to release pain-killing drugs leaked. Read more..
Lewis L. Glucksman engaged in a fierce battle for control of Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb in 1983. Read more..
Luis Barragan was responsible for day-to-day operations at 1-800-Mattress, which has annual sales of $170 million. Read more..
Moving the economy "from mass markets to millions of niches," Chris Anderson writes, amounts to nothing less than a reordering of society. Read more..
To many consumers the credit score has always been mysterious, and it's about to become even more so. Read more..