Financial news on February 17th, 2007
Business and Financial news
Two weeks after he returned to run the computer company that bears his name, Michael S. Dell is making sweeping senior management changes. Read more..
DaimlerChrysler’s willingness to cut loose its Chrysler Group is drawing cheers from investors but Wall Street analysts were skeptical of an outright sale of Chrysler to G.M. Read more..
Spain’s second-largest bank will depend on North America for 10 percent of its earnings after it completes the purchase of 622 new U.S. branches. Read more..
A corporate dispute could take away a treatment that allows for fewer injections. Read more..
The business in which Kodak made its name, film processing and conventional photography, is in decline. Read more..
The predicted bottoming-out of the housing market appears, for now, to still be just a prediction. Read more..
When the Chandler family sold Times-Mirror to Tribune in 2000, for $8 billion, the Tribune Company inherited two contentious partnerships. Read more..
Some small farms, faced with stagnant income and mounting expenses, are opening up their operations to nonagricultural activities just to survive. Read more..
At least 1.5 million preventable drug-related injuries occurred in 2006 in American hospitals, long-term care institutions and outpatient clinics. Read more..
After years of deterioration, the United States trade deficit appears to have finally peaked and started to decline. Read more..