Financial news on December 19th, 2009
Business and Financial news
Robert E. Diamond Jr. said that high performance, not greed, was behind his big paydays. Read more..
Some cancers can be treated successfully at a community hospital, while others may require the specialization of a major cancer center. Read more..
In a sign that Google is interested in broadening its reach in the local business market, the search giant is in acquisition talks with Yelp, the review site for local businesses. Read more..
Tonic for the crossword-addled brain. Read more..
The Irish airline Ryanair said Friday that it had pulled out of talks to buy 200 aircraft from Boeing, and would now trim its investment plans starting in 2011. Read more..
The global downturn put some U.S. theme parks into bankruptcy and upended plans for new ones in the Middle East. But in Asia, a development boomlet is under way. Read more..
Toys “R” Us is identifying and promoting the next hot toy as part of a new commitment to service and supply that is helping it achieve a turnaround. Read more..