With the price of energy soaring – oil passed $100 per barrel on Tuesday – long-haul truckers are hurting, but hybrid manufacturers are smiling. Californians feel the pinch at the pump while Midwesterners, closer to large fuel inventories, wonder what all the fuss is about. With gasoline now at $3.37 per gallon – 20 cents higher than last week, and rising daily – who is profiting from higher prices and who is not?
Insider trading charge brought against Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs board member.
Oil prices rose to $95 a barrel and stocks fell about 1 percent by midday. The surge in oil prices boosted oil company stocks.
Three Qataris, aided by a man from California, conducted surveillance of future terrorist attack sites in the weeks before 9/11, according to a newly released US diplomatic cable from WikiLeaks.
The past year has produced some of the most intriguing business deals of the decade, which boosted (or sunk) the fortunes of CEOs and shareholders alike. Perhaps the most relevant question, however, is what impact these transactions will have on consumers? Here are the Top 5 deals of 2010 that, for better or worse, will change the way you spend your money.
LaGuardia airport, JFK airport, and Liberty airport are all open again after the 2010 blizzard, but many travelers are still days from catching a flight home.
Weather forecasters predict a significant winter storm from the Mid-Atlantic through New England, including high winds and heavy snowfall. Hundreds of airline flights have been canceled.
After first-ever Disney town murder another unrelated community crisis ends in a police standoff and a suicide. What happened in Celebration?
Airline pilots will no longer have to go through body scanners or be subject to body pat-downs, as do ticketed passengers. TSA is also testing scanners designed to be less intrusive.
Good website design is about more than looks. It’s about practical page layout, logical navigation, clear messaging, and of course, relevant content. Still, first impressions are powerful, in the real world and online. If a site’s homepage doesn’t make the grade visually, users might not want to stick around. These big-name companies should know better.