WASHINGTON U.S. factory activity slipped in July and consumer spending advanced at its slowest pace in four months in June, indicating that the economy had lost some momentum recently.
Aug 3 Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp said on Monday comparable store sales in the United States fell sharply in the second quarter, sending its shares down 8 percent to a more than three-year low.
... * HSBC sells Brazil unit at higher-than-expected price. * Deal helps Bradesco boost presence in high-end segment. * Bradesco preferred shares fall 4 percent.
In the wake of Cecil the Lion's death. The Internet is still buzzing with reactions to Cecil the Lion's death at the hands of American dentist Walter Palmer while Palmer was on vacation in Zimbabwe.
The bankruptcy filing by Alpha Natural Resources comes on the same day that the Obama administration released its Clean Power Plan, which calls for more reliance on renewable energy sources.