Financial news on December 23, 2006
Business and Financial news
The index of spot metals prices, based on prices of zinc, tin, steel scrap, copper scrap, and lead scrap, is beginning to show its age. Read more..
Corporate executives, even those in the thick of scandal, routinely cite a desire to spend more time with family when they resign from office. Read more..
As of Dec. 1, there were more than 32,000 merger transactions worth $3.3 trillion, according to Thomson Financial. Read more..
Instead of celebrating all that is going right entering 2007, it may be more sensible to consider what could go wrong. Read more..
Gazprom, the Russian natural gas monopoly, agreed on Friday to continue supplying gas to Georgia, but at double the price. Read more..
Shares had their worst week since July after the latest report on American manufacturing prompted concern the economy was slowing. Read more..
Harvard Business Review argues that good corporate citizenship is “a source of opportunity, innovation and competitive advantage.” Read more..
When marketers and spammers try to manipulate the rankings at sites like Digg.com to promote a company, product or Web site, the system breaks down. Read more..
If you fall into a lot of cash, you should pause before you spend and think about how much you’ve really won and how you relate to money. Read more..