(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks fell amid a retreat in commodity prices, while the dollar extended gains. Oil slid a second day on concern a deal over Iran's nuclear program could see the country boost crude exports amid a global glut.
SeaWorld, like many a big company with a horrible image problem before it, took its case to the people via Twitter this week with an #AskSeaWorld hashtag.
In a speech on Friday, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen stayed her dovish course, maintaining that an increase in the federal funds rate "may well be warranted later this year.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama defended the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the agency proposed new federal regulations in an attempt to reduce the risk for loan seekers under payday lending.
Australia is poised to require airlines to have two crew members in the cockpit at all times as a safety precaution following the Germanwings crash, which killed 150 passengers and crew last week.