Financial news on April 28th, 2007
Business and Financial news
The banks, led by Royal Bank of Scotland, said they would make a bid worth more than an earlier offer from Barclays for $87 billion. Read more..
Blue chip stocks surged all week as many big companies reported better-than-expected results, though mixed economic data might quiet the enthusiasm next week. Read more..
The association will pay $128 million to settle lawsuits brought by doctors who said that they had been underpaid on insurance claims. Read more..
Michael S. Dell is now thinking about changing the way the company markets its computers. Read more..
Prosecutors portrayed the former audit committee member as a talented economist who had been duped. Read more..
Rick Wagoner’s compensation nearly doubled even though he voluntarily reduced his salary to aid the automaker’s restructuring effort. Read more..
The fees tacked onto clothing as it enters the U.S. may be the last legal form of sex discrimination in the country. Read more..
It’s important to understand the financial aid award letter, the opening salvo of negotiations for student aid. Read more..
Only half of the stocks in the Dow are higher than in 2000, while the number of rising stocks in the S.& P. is triple the number of losers. Read more..
Extended Stay Hotels recently announced it planned to keep its smokers welcome policies in place. Read more..