HONG KONG - Shares in China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, known as Sinopec, fell on Monday morning as markets reacted to the company's plans to raise $17.4 billion by selling a stake in its nationwide chain of gas stations to outside investors.
The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday by Standard & Poor's.
Putin's relationship with Exxon's Rex Tillerson is very likely the most constructive and meaningful one he has with any American.
Heineken, the Dutch brewer, said Sunday that it had rejected a takeover approach made by SABMiller, putting on ice what would have been a multibillion-dollar beer deal.
SINGAPORE/NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Major commodity markets, many already trading near multi-year lows, could face more pressure should the U.S.