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BP quits solar industry amid supply glut

Dec 23, 2011
Oil giant goes "Beyond Petroleum," but goes short on solar power.
Posted In: BP, solar

Decorah eagles become stars

Apr 4, 2011
Now that the whole Charlie Sheen celebrity/reality brainmelt thing has kind of run its course, we need new stars at which to gawk. So millions of...
Posted In: advertising, BP, business, eagles, ustream

MID-DAY UPDATE: Violence escalates in Libya, concerns mount over rising oil prices

Feb 25, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Libya. After reports of mass killings of anti-government protesters, the United Nations top human rights office...
Posted In: bailout, BP, CBS, deep water drilling, Gaddafi, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Ireland, Libya, mid-day update, middle east, NATO, North Africa, Oil, protests, television, United Nations, violence

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Libya causes oil prices to spike; home prices fell in December

Feb 22, 2011
Oil giant Shell has moved all of its foreign workers out of Libya, following a similar move by BP late last week. With protests in Libya escalating...
Posted In: BP, case shiller, home prices, housing market, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil industry, oil price, Pittsburgh, protests, Saudi Arabia, Shell, Standard & Poor's, turmoil, unrest

MIDDAY UPDATE: Verizon iPhone, Trans Alaska oil pipeline leak

Jan 10, 2011
Tomorrow will be a big day for Verizon Wireless, as the company is expected to announce it soon will offer customers the Apple iPhone. Since the...
Posted In: AT&T, BCS Championship, BP, cell phones, iPhone, iphone 4, mid-day update, Oil, stubhub, Trans Alaska Pipeline, Verizon

MIDDAY UPDATE: BP oil spill, toning shoes, and the Recession Generation

Jan 6, 2011
A series of cost cutting tactics and management failures by BP and other companies, including Halliburton, are to blame for the Gulf oil spill...
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill, class action lawsuits, colleges, Halliburton, mid-day update, New Balance, offshore drilling, Oil, oil drilling, recession, UK

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gold prices glitter and investors go "green"

Nov 9, 2010
Gold hit records highs today, topping more than $1,412.75 an ounce. Why are investors putting their faith in gold? Will the Republicans take aim at...
Posted In: BP, Dalai Lama, Daniel Boulud, Dodd-Frank law, electric cars, gold, green investing, mid-day update, proprietary trading, Tony Hayward

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP wears black, GM's IPO and video games in the Supreme Court.

Nov 2, 2010
General Motors expects to raise $10 billion, from an initial public offer, which would allow it to partially repay taxpayers. Our analysts examine...
Posted In: BP, Federal Reserve, France, General Motors, GM, mid-day update, NASA, United Kingdom, video games

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bonds and bags of money

Oct 26, 2010
Today we learned about the U.S. Treasury, who for the first time ever is selling bonds with a negative rate of return. Translations? The investors...
Posted In: afghanistan, bonds, BP, EPA, fishing, Ford, Housing, mid-day update, NBA, Oil, U.S. Treasury, UNC

MID-DAY UPDATE: The BP well is dead...

Sep 20, 2010
Long-live the clean-up...
Posted In: BP, gold, Hawaii, mid-day update, overdraft

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