BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Kurdish government says it has agreed to increase oil exports from its self-rule territory to 250,000 barrels a day next year in a sign that relations with Baghdad are improving following a standoff over disputed oil payments.
The regional Kurdish government says the
By JIM SUHRAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp. said Monday its third-quarter profit plummeted 84 percent, but the company sees the global coal market stabilizing after being battered for months by competition from cheaper natural gas and lower coal pricing.
LONDON (AP) - The maker of London's famous black cabs said Monday it was going into administration after failing to secure an injection of cash from one of its largest shareholders.
Manganese Bronze's rounded, limousine-like cabs are known the world over, but the company has been losing
NEW YORK (AP) - Japanese transportation equipment company Toyota Industries, a sister company of automaker Toyota Motor Corp., is buying one of its suppliers, U.S. parts maker Cascade, in a deal valued at $759 million.
Toyota Industries Corp. will pay $65 per share for Cascade, the companies said
By The Associated Press
A weak forecast from heavy equipment maker Caterpillar and other poor earnings results weighed on the stock market in early trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 29 points to 13,314 shortly after the opening bell Monday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index
By SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Transportation Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - FedEx expects to ship a record number of packages during the holidays, thanks to shoppers' growing fondness for buying online.
The world's second-largest package delivery company expects to handle 280 million shipments between
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Business Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Dominion Resources Inc. said Monday that it plans to close and decommission its Kewaunee Power Station in Wisconsin after it was unable to find a buyer for the nuclear power plant. It would be the first such closure since 1998,
GENEVA (AP) - European broadcast officials say Syria and Iran appear to be behind the deliberate signal-jamming that has interrupted news delivered by satellite into parts of the Middle East.
The Geneva-based European Broadcasting Union alliance says the jamming that began last week is an attack on
NEW YORK (AP) - Pfizer said Monday it will buy NextWave Pharmaceuticals Inc., a company that makes a liquid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug, in a deal worth as much as $700 million.
The Food and Drug Administration approved NextWave's drug Quillivant XR in September, and the once-
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock market futures are gaining narrowly after Friday's massive selloff, despite mixed quarterly reports from some top companies.
Dow Jones futures are up 17 points at 13,269. S&P 500 futures have added 2.1 to 1,426. Nasdaq 100 futures are gaining 9.2 to 2,673.