Financial news on March 20, 2010
Business and Financial news
A three-day strike by some employees of the airline began Saturday after talks collapsed between the airline and the Unite trade union. Read more..
One problem is that DNA scanning is often unable to offer meaningful predictions about a person’s risk for a disease. Read more..
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s proposed European Resolution Authority would be supported by funds from governments and the private sector to deal with failures of large banks. Read more..
Navigenics is aiming its DNA testing as a health-related service; 23andMe considers it informational. In a business sense, those are major differences. Read more..
The European Commission president called for Germany and other governments that use the euro to put up a package of loans to assist Greece. Read more..
Canadian retail sales rose in January, as consumers stocked up on home improvement supplies before a federal tax credit expired. Read more..
A joint venture in a mine in the West African nation of Guinea suggests that tension between Australia and China may be easing. Read more..
Finding a good one takes research and perseverance, but unfortunately, the typical search is made under duress and with little time available. Read more..
If you’ve locked in a rock-bottom rate, does it still make sense to make extra payments to reduce your mortgage? It depends. Read more..
Companies will compete for a share of the $8 billion that President Obama has granted for 13 high-speed corridors across the United States. Read more..