November 30 2011

Deal will end Fola Coal water pollution lawsuit

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Two environmental groups agreed Wednesday to settle a lawsuit against Fola Coal Co. over runoff from a mountaintop removal mining operation in Clay and Nicholas counties.The Sierra Club and West Virginia …

Deal will end Fola Coal water pollution lawsuit

November 30 2011

Oil prices back above $100 as other commodities surge

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Oil prices back above $100 as other commodities surge

Oil prices back above $100 as other commodities surge

November 30 2011

Europe leans on IMF as crisis plan falls short

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In the increasingly desperate search for the proverbial big “bazooka,” European policy makers are now exploring ways for the International Monetary Fund to help contain the eurozone debt crisis.

Europe leans on IMF as crisis plan falls short

November 30 2011

Oil price above $100 on international banking plan

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The price of oil on Wednesday finished trading above $100 for the first time in two weeks, as the U.S. and other countries made it easier for banks to lend money and keep the global economy growing.The …

Oil price above $100 on international banking plan

November 30 2011

Fed survey: Most areas see slow to moderate growth

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The economy expanded at a slow to moderate pace in most areas of the country over the past two months, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday. A modest pickup in consumer spending, tourism …

Fed survey: Most areas see slow to moderate growth

November 30 2011

Fed says growth moderate, hiring still subdued

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The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday the U.S. economy grew moderately in recent weeks but said hiring remained anemic and housing activity impaired. Information collected in the Beige Book survey of economic …

Fed says growth moderate, hiring still subdued

November 30 2011

How the Fed compiles the Beige Book, at a glance

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Eight times a year, the Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book, a snapshot of business conditions in each of the Fed’s 12 regional bank districts. The findings are all anecdotal; there are no numbers. The …

How the Fed compiles the Beige Book, at a glance

November 30 2011

Fed expected to cut discount rate after global move

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On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve and other central banks agreed to cut the cost for commercial banks to borrow dollars from the central banks.  The move was aimed at European banks, which have seen their …

Fed expected to cut discount rate after global move

November 30 2011

How To Profit From Natural Gas

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A new bill was introduced to encourage expansion of natural gas. Learn how this could be a money-maker for consumers.

How To Profit From Natural Gas

November 30 2011

Fed bails out Europe while ECB dithers

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The Fed steps in while Europe policymakers still dither over what to do to save the region, writes Steve Goldstein.

Fed bails out Europe while ECB dithers