Financial news on September 16th, 2006
Business and Financial news
As Wal-Mart rolls out its own brand of organic milk, critics worry that consumers will be getting just a diluted form of organic milk. Read more..
In a rare buyout battle, a Blackstone-led alliance said it won the bidding for chip maker Freescale Semiconductor. Read more..
Wheat is steadily being replaced by corn as the crop of choice for American farmers. Read more..
Dynegy agreed to buy the LS Power Group’s electricity plants in a deal made four years after the company was pushed close to bankruptcy. Read more..
Soaring energy costs and one of the worst droughts to grip Kansas in a century have led farmers to work hard to conserve water. Read more..
If you believe magazines are leading indicators of where the economy is heading, things are not looking good. Read more..
The ruling against Northwest’s flight attendants could strengthen the hand of struggling airlines seeking to reduce labor costs. Read more..
The chairman of Wipro, India’s third-largest outsourcing firm, spoke about outsourcing, competition and education. Read more..
Talk of a swap between Liberty Media and the News Corporation was met with some skepticism by Liberty shareholders. Read more..
A controversial new report into MySpace alleges that its founders came from companies involved with spam, spyware and adware. Read more..