CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The announcement by a major U.S. coal company that it plans to lay off 1,100 coal mine workers has set off a chain reaction of finger pointing in West Virginia.
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) (BRKb.N) on Friday said second-quarter profit soared 41 percent to a record high, reflecting substantial investment gains and improved results in manufacturing, service and retail businesses.
BUENOS AIRES: Argentina may have defaulted on its debt for the second time in 12 years on Thursday, but the packed elegant cafes in Buenos Aires show little sign of distress, and shoppers rather than protestors fill the streets.
Investing.com - The dollar weakened against most major currencies on Friday after a less-than-stellar U.S. jobs report sent investors selling the currency for profits.
Procter & Gamble said that reducing its brands would allow it to concentrate on mainstays like Tide detergent. By Rachel Abrams, NEW YORK TIMES.