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With all the natural disasters occurring around the country recently, disaster insurance has become a hot topic for homeowners. But when and which should you buy?
Cosco, one of the world's largest shipping companies, is refusing to pay for some ships that it chartered long-term in 2008. Ship owners are threatening to battle back.
Yesterday, oil giants ExxonMobil and Rosneft of Russia struck a deal to explore oil in the Arctic. This comes as yet another blow to BP who also had its hopes set on the region.
BP's offices were raided earlier today as part of a lawsuit against the company. The oil giant is being sued for damages by a shareholder after BP lost a similar deal with Russian company Rosneft to explore the Arctic for oil.
Challenger, Gray and Christmas reported that employers announced just over 50,000 planned layoffs for August, which is down compared to last month but still worse than this time last year.
According to a new study, some major companies in the U.S. pay more for their CEOs than they do in taxes. But can this pay off for the economy as a whole?
Monthly jobs reports are starting to come in from various sources in preparation for the Labor Department findings on Friday. But are we gaining or losing in the battle against unemployment?
Early indicators of the previous month's jobs situation in the U.S. are out today. We speak to our own Eve Troeh about whether they are up, down, or just flatlining.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 31, 2011