Warren Buffett's company on Friday reported a 41 percent jump in its second-quarter profit that was boosted by a paper gain from a stock-swap deal completed earlier this year.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. From Boone County banker Lee Milam's experience, each round of coal mine layoffs that hits southern West Virginia stifles his community's already-fragile economy.
After years of expansion into areas like pet food and beauty products, Procter & Gamble announced on Friday that it would cut as many as 100 brands from its arsenal to focus on others, like Tide, that made the company a powerhouse over the decades.
Aug 1 (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service upgraded Greece's government bond rating to Caa1 from Caa3, citing the progress in implementing structural reforms.
The Labor Department's report Friday of 209,000 new jobs in July marked the sixth month in a row of more than 200,000, a modest if welcome milestone in the economy's slow jobs recovery.