Golden apps for traveling to London and following the Olympic games
Just in time for the Summer Games, here are a few apps plus ebooks to guide you through the Olympics and London.
Danish Cibor Rate Under Review After UK Libor Scandal
The UK Libor rate scandal has sparked a lively debate about the Danish equivalent, the Copenhagen interbank offered rate, and prompted a government probe into the setting of the Cibor.
Qatar Investment Authority Boosts Xstrata Stake to 11.03%
Qatar Investment Authority, owner of Qatar Holding LLC, increased its stake in Anglo-Swiss miner Xstrata PLC (XTA.LN) to 11.03% following two consecutive days of buying the stock on the cheap compared to its previous purchases.
Greenlight's Einhorn: Fund Dumps Best Buy, Dell in 2Q
Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn reportedly said he lost money during the second quarter when the markets tumbled, but the firm's negative bet against Green Mountain did prove to be a winner.
J.P. Morgan to Pay $100 Million to Settle Credit Card Suit
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) has agreed to pay $100 million in a settlement of a three-year-old case involving minimum payments on credit cards, Reuters reported Tuesday on its website. Customers had accused Chase in late 2008 and 2009 of boosting minimum monthly credit card payments for some
Retailer CBD Confident in Brazil Consumer, Keeps Growth Plan
Brazil's largest retailer, Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD, PCAR4.BR), or CBD, is betting on the Brazilian consumer's appetite for spending despite a slowdown in the nation's economy, and will maintain its ambitious 2012 investment plan, the company's president said Tuesday.
Analyst: LTE Tablets Waste of Money
Data caps and higher retail prices will hurt demand for tablets with 4G LTE connectivity over the next few years, according CCS Insight.
ResCap Spars With Creditors Over Mortgage Settlement Deadline
Residential Capital LLC on Tuesday sparred with creditors over a proposed $8.7 billion settlement with mortgage securities investors, with some creditors arguing the company has proposed too quick a timetable for them to analyze the offer.
Reynolds American 2nd Quarter Net Rises 35% on Strong Snuff Sales
Reynolds American Inc.'s (RAI) second-quarter earnings rose 35% due to higher prices for cigarettes and stronger volume and pricing for moist snuff, helping to offset the tobacco company's cigarette sales decline.
U.S. Tests Industry's Oil-Spill Readiness in Gulf of Mexico
U.S. regulators are testing how a spill-fighting consortium of international oil companies would respond to the worst-case scenario: a well blowout thousands of feet under water.