Features by Bill Radke

BP makes plugging progress; 75% of oil has dispersed

BP says it is making progress plugging the Gulf oil well, and the government is set to announce today that roughly three-quarters of the oil has already dispersed.
Posted In: Oil

Amazon, Apple under investigation for e-book pricing

Connecticut's Attorney General announced an investigation into Amazon and Apple's potential anti-competitive pricing of e-books.
Posted In: Books, Internet

Countrywide will pay $600M on subprime loan lawsuit

A federal judge has approved a $600 million payout for Countrywide to settle with shareholders who were allegedly misled about the company's financial health.
Posted In: Housing

BP goes in for the kill ...

"Static kill," that is -- pumping in mud & cement. Meanwhile, Congress looks into BP's use of chemical dispersants. And BP is said to be...
Posted In: Blackberry, BP, caskets, double rainbow, Geithner, mid-day update, Spirit Airlines, Transgenic salmon, United Arab Emirates, YouTube

Fed concerned about deflation

A new report from a regional Federal Reserve presidents says the Fed needs to keep an eye on decreasing prices.
Posted In: Banks

U.S. economic growth slows...

GDP grew significantly less fast in the last three months. Are we sliding back into recession?...
Posted In: Chrysler, deflation, GDP, GM, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Obama, pensions, Tony Hayward

VIDEO: Sales soar for Shell, sour for Scooby

This week: Profit reports from Speed Stick to Kelloggs, and the cereal facts your parents aren't telling you.

SEC charges billionaire Wyly brothers with 13-year fraud

In a new civil charge, the SEC is accusing two prominent Dallas billionaire brothers of making millions in a 13-year fraud.
Posted In: Investing

Oil is up and will continue to go up

Economics editor Chris Farrell predicts an increase of up to $100 per barrel of oil -- and explains why that's not good.
Posted In: Oil


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