For 140 years, the Rockefellers were the oil industry's first family, scions of a business empire that spawned companies called Exxon, Mobil, Amoco and Chevron.
U.S. stocks edged lower Monday, as downbeat signals from China helped push back the Dow Jones Industrial Average from last week's all-time high.
Concerns over China's economy and a fresh profit warning by British retailer Tesco kept global stock markets in check Monday, while silver fell further to its lowest level in over four years.
WASHINGTON�U.S. existing-home sales fell for the first time in five months in August, a sign the housing market hit a soft patch after a brisk summer.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens (SIEGn.DE) has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand (DRC.N) for $7.6 billion in cash, aiming to catch up with arch-rival General Electric (GE.