Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA and some of its executives were hit with a U.S. class action lawsuit by investors in $98 billion of the company's securities over an alleged kickback and bribery scheme.
Visa and MasterCard, the world's two biggest payment networks, both announced Friday they're stopping services in Crimea, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
Saudi Arabia wants to be king of the oil jungle and has allowed prices of crude oil to fall rather than cut production, which it did, hitherto, as a swing producer.
Russia's central bank is running down its stash of foreign cash to try to stop its currency from plunging and contain the crisis threatening its economy.
Missouri is the first state in five years to have its statewide gas price average drop below $2 per gallon, according to AAA. The average price in the Show Me State stood on Friday at $1.98 per gallon, $1.02 per gallon less than the statewide average one year ...