BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion settlement that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.
Warren Buffett is 84. Only the Oracle of Omaha and Berkshire's board know who's destined to eventually fill his Brooks running shoes.
U.S. railroads, Wall Street favorites for much of the past decade, are slumping into a bear market amid a three-way squeeze from plunging coal, crude-oil and grain shipments.
They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast-food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.
Banks say all the right things about promoting women, but the numbers tell a different story.
The steady job growth coupled with low but rising mortgage rates has created greater urgency to buy homes.