Without Crimea, Ukraine looks set to lose an important piece of its economic and energy future: valuable undersea oil and gas fields that lie just offshore the Crimean peninsula.
March 12 (Bloomberg) -- Men's Wearhouse agreed to buy smaller rival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for about $1.8 billion in cash, ending a five-month takeover battle between the two menswear retailers.
Moves to revamp the U.S. $10 trillion mortgage market are finally getting underway, after senators and the White House agreed on a framework to dismantle the giant lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, nearly six years after the government took control and ...
... * Shanghai copper futures lowest since 2009, gold hits 5-1/2 mth high. * Stocks tumble in Europe. * China central bank ready to ease policy if needed - Reuters report.
The average number of mortgage applications slid 2.1% on a seasonally adjusted basis as interest rates grew from the prior week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.