Financial news on May 13, 2006
Business and Financial news
Walking a diplomatic tightrope, several European and Latin American leaders criticized Bolivia and Venezuela for their hostile treatment of foreign investors. Read more..
KEEP spending. That message came through in several ways this week, in decisions by corporate boards to pursue mergers despite high valuations, in the determination of drivers to burn more gasoline regardless of near record prices, and in the assu... Read more..
IF the high-tech bubble passed you by six years ago, you still have a chance to help inflate the low-tech bubble in commodities. Many investment advisers warn that prices may have a long way to fall, however, and that anyone who gives in to the te... Read more..
The upbeat mood present at the start of the year appears to have been clouded by rising gasoline prices, a cooling housing market and higher interest rates. Read more..
Chinese exports climbed steeply in April while growth in China's imports faltered, producing an unexpectedly wide trade surplus. Read more..
According to Arianna Huffington, the use of banal, insipid language could spell doom for the Internet. Read more..
Joseph P. Nacchio, who is under indictment for insider trading, has been recast as a champion of the Fourth Amendment and a friend of the man on the street. Read more..
The Mexican media company said that it planned to bid for Univision along with five private investment firms, including one owned by Bill Gates. Read more..
Time Warner bought the rest of Court TV yesterday for $735 million from the Liberty Media Corporation. Read more..
Making a choice between expensive health care for a pet or ending the life of that animal companion is a complicated dilemma most pet owners eventually face. Read more..