Societe Generale SA posted fourth-quarter profit that missed analysts' estimates, hurt by a slump at the investment bank, and signaled it may miss its profitability target.
... * Yen up across board, now best week vs dollar since 2008. * Gives back some gains on speculation Japan will intervene. * Japan & China both shut for public holidays.
To generate clean energy, France will soon be covering parts of its historic cobblestone roads with solar panels. The French government is planning to install 620 miles of energy-generating pavement, which has the capacity to provide for up to 8 ...
LONDON Oil slid on Thursday, dented by record U.S. crude inventories at the Cushing delivery point, worries about the demand outlook, and as Goldman Sachs said prices would remain low and volatile until the second half of the year.
Morgan Stanley agreed to pay $3.2 billion to end a joint federal-state investigation into its handling of mortgage-backed securities, the fourth deal to be struck in a probe of the big U.S.