The House voted 261 to 159 on Friday to lift restrictions on crude-oil exports, capping a year of heavy lobbying by the American Petroleum Institute, many of the nation's biggest petroleum companies and leading shale oil producers.
LIMA The Group of 20 major economies have endorsed a package of measures to tackle corporate tax avoidance, but questions remain about whether countries will follow through on the plans or leave loopholes multinationals can exploit.
SAN FRANCISCO - EMC shares rose on Friday on a report from technology news outlet Re/code that Dell is offering $27.25 a share in cash and a tracking stock in VMware.
NEW YORK (AFP) - US stocks finished a buoyant week on an up note, with the tech-rich Nasdaq enjoying the biggest gains thanks to Apple.
The U.S. oil-rig count dropped by nine to 605 in the latest week, extending a recent string of declines, according to Baker Hughes Inc. BHI -1.55 %. The number of U.S.