Financial news on April 11, 2009
Business and Financial news
A day after it ran a front-page advertisement for an NBC show that resembled a news story, the paper faced more questions for another promotion designed to look like news. Read more..
A family doctor in rural Kansas says her switch to electronic records has greatly improved her productivity. Read more..
Thrift is re-emerging as a desirable consumer value, and devoted penny-pinchers are having the time of their lives. Read more..
Tubal ligation is more popular than vasectomies for men, but is difficult to reverse. Pills and intrauterine devices can prevent pregnancy while preserving fertility. Read more..
March trade figures showed exports were 17.1 percent lower, a less severe plunge than that of February. Read more..
Once you’ve decided to get a vasectomy, a little research may help bring the cost down. Read more..
Cape Fear Bank of Wilmington, N.C., and New Frontier Bank in Greeley, Colo., were closed by regulators, bringing the total number of United States bank failures this year to 23. Read more..
Industry executives are bracing for fights with the government over repayment of bailout money and forced sales of bad mortgages. Read more..
Malleable courts and widespread jurisdiction shopping prevent Western creditors from collecting debts in Russia. Read more..
The two companies, which held a series of fruitless negotiations last year, have restarted discussions, this time over a possible advertising agreement, a person briefed on the discussions said. Read more..