Financial news on June 11, 2016

Business and Financial news
Adapting to Modest Oil Prices, BP Spins Off Norway Business Into New Venture

The deal, creating a company called Aker BP, could allow BP to slim down while keeping a role in Norway, a major fuel-producing nation. Read more..

By STANLEY REED - The New York Times

A Little Variety

A place to discuss the “A Little Variety” suite of puzzles. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Attending Physicians

Finn Vigeland is interested in our health. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Dispute Over Paramount Pictures Is a Red Flag for Any Buyer

Abrupt changes to Viacom’s bylaws directly related to the auction of Paramount underscore how acrimonious the drama has become. Read more..

By JENNIFER SABA - The New York Times

Drug Maker’s Former Employees Accused of Shady Dealings With Doctors

Former Insys Therapeutics salesmen Jonathan Roper and Fernando Serrano are arrested on federal anti-kickback charges; are accused of paying thousands of dollars to doctors to participate in 'sham' educational programs in exchange for prescribing millions of dollars worth of painkiller fentanyl. Read more..

By KATIE THOMAS - The New York Times

Finding Files on a Mac Running El Capitan

The interface may look different than older versions of the operating system, but Apple’s search options for OS X 10.11 can quickly bring results. Read more..

By J. D. BIERSDORFER - The New York Times

Gawker’s Appeal in Sale May Be Its E-Commerce Potential

Potential buyers of bankrupt Gawker Media Group may be interested in its less visible e-commerce business; Ziff Davis reportedly has bid $90 million to $100 million for company. Read more..

By JOHN HERRMAN - The New York Times

In Silicon Valley Suburbs, Calls to Limit the Soaring Rents

Bay Area towns that tech made rich as considering rent control, an urban tactic, to save a middle class squeezed by years of punishing rent increases. Read more..

By CONOR DOUGHERTY - The New York Times

Thomas J. Perkins, Early Pillar of Silicon Valley, Is Remembered

Mr. Perkins was an early figure in the establishment of a tech investment matrix unmatched anywhere in the world. Read more..

By PUI-WING TAM - The New York Times

Variety: A Colorful Acrostic

Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon bring some color to our solving weekend. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Exchange Rates of June 11, 2016
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarMexican Peso1 USD = 18.614 MXN1 MXN = 0.054 USD

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