After more than six years of negotiations, the global aviation industry agreed on Monday to the first binding limits on carbon dioxide emissions, tackling the fastest-growing source of greenhouse gas pollution.
SYDNEY Asian share markets were scorched on Tuesday as stability concerns put a torch to European bank stocks and sent investors stampeding to only the safest of safe haven assets.
... * U.S. banks follow European peers lower. * Cognizant falls after weak forecast. * Indexes down: Dow 1.1 pct, S&P 1.4 pct, Nasdaq 1.8 pct (Updates to late afternoon).
The troubled for-profit education company that owns the giant University of Phoenix agreed on Monday to be bought for $1.1 billion by a group of investors that includes a private equity firm with close ties to the Obama administration.
Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) reported Q4 revenue of $532 million, better than the analyst consensus of $525 million on Capital IQ.