New Travel Credit Cards Add to the Mix
It's time to evaluate your wallet--are your credit cards performing the way you expect?
Tips for College Grads Creating their First Real-World Budget
Many students are graduating with some extra baggage—to the tune of $28,000 in student loans. Grads need to detail their income and spending to avoid falling into debt and making sure they have enough to make ends meet.
Corporate Bond Bonanza as $5.8 Billion Hits Monday Market
The stampede to issue corporate bonds isn't slowing down. Seven highly rated companies issued at least $5.8 billion Monday as financing costs hover near the lowest levels on record. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) led the rush with a $2.5 billion deal, followed by a $1.2 billion offering from Duke
Pfizer To Buy OTC Rights to Nexium for $250 Million up Front; Cuts View
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) has agreed to acquire rights to market AstraZeneca PLC (AZN, AZN.LN)'s popular heartburn drug Nexium for over-the-counter use, paying $250 million up front as well as milestone and royalty payments.
Groupon Slides After Results Disappoint
Groupon Inc. (GRPN) saw its market value further erode Monday after the company said its core online coupon business ran into difficulties in the second quarter, while its less-profitable discount retail business grew in prominence.
Pfizer, AstraZeneca Strike Nexium Deal
Pfizer said it will pay about $250 million for access to exclusive global rights for the over-the-counter version of AstraZeneca's heartburn pill Nexium.
Contact Energy Group FY12 Net Profit NZ$190.4 Million Vs NZ$150.3 Million in FY11
Contact Energy Ltd. on Tuesday reported sharply higher net profit for the 12 months to June 30 as it benefited from facilities that enabled the energy company to provide extra electricity at peak periods.
General Motors Sells $1 Billion in Rare Five-Year Bond Deal
The financing unit of General Motors Co. (GM) priced $1 billion of bonds in the U.S. credit markets Monday, marking the first offering from the auto maker in 15 months.
GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day
TOP STORIES U.S. Crop Progress: Soybean Conditions Improve a Bit With Rain CHICAGO--Growing conditions for the U.S. soybean crop improved slightly in the last week as rain fell in the Midwest during a critical time in the crop's development, a U.S. Department of Agriculture report showed Monday.
Technology Sector Wrap
During trading today, both the Technology sector (XLK) and the S&P500 showed little movement.