Financial news on September 30, 2006
Business and Financial news
The differences in the employment rate between Europe and the U.S. are narrowing, if not vanishing, for those in the prime working ages. Read more..
Gas prices have dropped by nearly 25 percent since mid-July, putting the issue at the forefront of the midterm elections. Read more..
The founder of Amaranth Advisors told investors that it was suspending all redemptions so that the fund could be liquidated. Read more..
Hewlett-Packard’s spying operation included monitoring an employee’s instant-messaging exchanges with a reporter at The Wall Street Journal. Read more..
The company is continuing to move its Anne Klein division upscale by hiring the designer Isabel Toledo as its new creative director. Read more..
Americans were more frugal in their spending in August as their incomes rose at a slower pace. Read more..
The study said that Airbus’ A380 jet could slow traffic at heavily congested airports, casting another shadow over the European plane maker’s flagship project. Read more..
More than half of all employees say they have “high levels of stress,” extreme fatigue and/or feel out of control. Read more..
Chad Hurley, the chief executive of YouTube, spoke about how the rapidly growing video Web site will cope with advertising, copyright law and other challenges brought on by its success. Read more..
Carmakers displaying their wares at the Paris Motor Show are pushing bold, aggressive designs, even on their smallest models. Read more..