Asian stock markets rose on Monday, with Chinese stocks nearing a seven-year peak on hopes for more infrastructure spending and policy stimulus, while oil prices suffered further from excess supply.
(Reuters) - Oil prices should stabilise in the second half of this year and rise in 2016 and 2017 as consumers respond to a period of much cheaper fuel, a Reuters poll of analysts showed on Monday.
A group of business economists are predicting a robust growth for the US economy this year. In their latest survey, the NABE panelists pegged the GDP at 3.1 percent for the current year and dropping marginally to 2.9 percent next year.
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.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. plans to acquire Catamaran Corp. for about $12.8 billion in cash, bulking up its pharmacy-benefit business as spending on cutting-edge drugs is a growing concern for employers and insurers.