Shell to Cut 6,500 Jobs as Profit Drops

Related Link: 

Shell announced plans to slash 6,500 jobs amid a slump in oil prices that has sent a wave of job cuts rippling through the industry.

Ukraine, Bondholders Move Closer to Deal

Related Link: 

Ukraine and a group of its bondholders moved closer to deal over $19 billion in debt after creditors agreed to take a small reduction in the face value of their holdings.

Bakken Driller's Reset Points to More Pressure on Oil

Related Link: 

Whiting Petroleum’s capitulation suggests oil price rallies will be capped in 2016.

Sugar Industry Sour on Trade Talks

Related Link: 

High-level talks to wrap up a 12-nation Pacific trade pact have put one set of Hawaii’s locals on edge: Maui’s sugar cane operation, which is concerned that U.S. concessions to growers in other countries could hurt its business model.

Fed Preps Careful Path for Rate Hike

Related Link: 

The Federal Reserve kept rates near zero but cited progress in the U.S. job market, a sign it remains on course to raise interest rates in September or later this year.

Facebook's Heft Comes at a Cost

Related Link: 

As Facebook grows off a huge base, it is getting expensive.

China's Thumb on Fed Rate-Rise Scale

Related Link: 

The Federal Reserve is trying to balance the outlook for jobs and inflation as it considers a rate increase. China’s market turmoil could weigh on its deliberations.

Rising Rents Outpace Wages in Wide Swaths of U.S.

Related Link: 

The cost of renting a home is rising faster than wages across wide swaths of the country, a problem that has become especially acute in the past year, putting a big squeeze on many household budgets.

A Bitcoin Fund Is Born, With Teething Pains

Related Link: 

An ETF-type bitcoin investment, full of risks, is struggling for acceptance.

College Tuition Q&A

Related Link: 

Experts answer more questions from readers about saving and paying for college.

Syndicate content