20 places every American should see
Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for 20 domestic destinations every citizen should visit from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks. Consider it your star-spangled bucket list.
Ecuador Court Says Chevron Must Pay $19 Billion in Amazon Lawsuit
An Ecuadorean court says Chevron Corp. (CVX) must pay $19 billion for environmental damages in that country's Amazon region, nearly $1 billion more than previously stated.
Google Acknowledges Still Having Contested User Data
Google Inc. (GOOG) has acknowledged it retained Internet user data collected surreptitiously through wireless networks as part of its street-mapping service after the company had been ordered to destroy it, according to information posted Friday by a U.K. regulator.
AT&T Raises Share Repurchase Program by 300 Million Shares
AT&T Inc. (T) boosted its buyback program by 300 million shares, as the telecommunications heavyweight seeks to bolster shareholder value.
WSJ UPDATE: KKR Earnings Beat Expectations as Some LBOs Pay Off
Challenging the view that big deals from the leveraged-buyout boom are destined to be money losers, KKR & Co. (KKR) Friday reported gains from some of those 2006 and 2007 investments to beat expectations for the private-equity firm's quarterly results.
Argentina Boosts Oil-Sector Control, Mandates Annual Investment Plans
Argentina will require oil companies operating in the country to submit an annual investment plan for official approval as the government strives to boost production after years of declining output and investment.
ADR Report: Shares End Higher On Euro-Zone Hopes
International companies trading in New York ended sharply higher Friday on more positive hints from European leaders and the European Central Bank, as well as data showing the U.S. economy slowed less than expected in the second quarter.
Brazil's ANP to Meet with Chevron Next Week on Frade Restart
Brazil's National Petroleum Agency, or ANP, said late Friday that it will meet next week with U.S. oil major Chevron Corp. (CVX) to discuss restarting crude oil production at the site of a November oil spill.
Flood of Competition Weighs on Prepaid-Card Companies
Green Dot Corp.'s (GDOT) share price was slashed by more than half on Friday, while NetSpend Holdings Inc. (NTSP) sank nearly 10% as investors tempered their growth expectations for the burgeoning prepaid-card industry a day after Green Dot significantly lowered financial guidance for the year due
Newmont Mining, D.R. Horton Among Stocks Down on High Volume Friday
These are stocks that are down on high volume today: Trading at a volume of 13.1 million, or three its average daily volume, Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) was down on high volume today.