Arizona, the epicenter of a nationwide debate between solar companies and utilities, is introducing new rules for companies that offer solar-panel leases. But the firms say the regulations are an effort by traditional utilities to try to stop the spread of residential solar in the state.
Airbus reported a 5% rise in second-quarter profit even as the A400M military transport plane program, which has repeatedly been a drag on earnings, once again impaired the European plane maker’s financial results.
French retailer Carrefour said it had made progress in its efforts to kick-start growth despite reporting a sharp decline in profit as it continued to integrate the loss-making French operations of Spanish hard-discounter Distribuidor Internacional de Alimentacion.
Google is quietly distributing a new version of its Glass wearable computer aimed at businesses in industries such as health care, manufacturing and energy, according to people familiar with the situation.
Anyone trading Chinese shares shouldn’t take a long lunch. That is the lesson from the Shanghai market’s behavior in recent days, as margin calls and moves linked to government buying shake up trading.