Oil headed for the biggest weekly advance since April after the biggest one-day jump in six years as the U.S. economy expanded more than predicted.
The U.S. economy has offered varied evidence of its underlying strength during a week of wild swings in global stock prices and wide anxiety over signs of a slowdown in China.
WASHINGTON - Consumer confidence climbed more than forecast in August, reaching the second-highest level in eight years on more favorable views of the labor market.
... * Offer values Cameron at $66.36 per share, or $12.74 bln. * Combined company pro-forma 2014 revenue would be $59 bln. * Deal should allow Schlumberger to grow market share-analyst.
Today is National Burger Day, but there is probably no joy in Burger King-ville after McDonald's rejected the hamburger chain's offer to join forces - and burgers - for one day of peace.