25 May 2007 13:14 [Source: ICIS news]
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The mystery of the Gorilla - a multibillion-dollar manufacturing operation that a highly secretive backer wants to build - has turned some
Pipeline thefts cripple Iraqi oil production
The US Army has linked the theft of petroleum from
Money & Investing
Lifting the veil on tax risk
Hundreds of companies could owe tens of billions of dollars in back taxes, newly required regulatory disclosures show.
Wall Street gets bearish about... itself
Brokerage firms posted record profits in recent years, but this quarter was marked by weakness in the mortgage market and some business leaders believe that the current boom in commodities trading may have peaked.
Tribune faces a steep climb to going private
Tribune completed a tender offer for half its shares, but the media company had to agree to difficult borrowing terms.
Immigration bill provisions gain wide support in poll
As opponents from the right and left challenge an immigration bill before Congress, there is broad support among Americans - Democrats, Republicans and independents alike - for the major provisions in the legislation, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.
Congress passes war finds bill, ending impasse
The measure does not set a date to withdraw troops but sets benchmarks for the Iraqi government to meet.
Central bankers can curb irrational exuberance among stock market investors. Statesmen with international credibility preferred. One of the biggest challenges for Chinese leaders these days lies in when and how to rein in the country’s soaring stock market and, just as important, whom to pick as the next governor of the central bank.
Coca-Cola is said to buy Vitaminwater
Directors of the Coca-Cola Company last night approved the purchase of Glaceau, the maker of Vitaminwater, for $4.2bn (€3.1bn) in cash and Coke stock, according to an executive involved in the negotiations.
House, Senate pass
Bill funding the
Shiite cleric gives fiery sermon
After several months in hiding, Moqtada al-Sadr addresses worshipers at
New home sales data offers ray of hope
Sales of new homes surged in April, but builders had to slash prices in effort to shake effects of a lingering downturn in the real estate market.
Real estate discussion
The Washington Post's Maryann Haggerty goes live online to respond to your questions and concerns about the local housing market.
PQ throws down gauntlet on Charest's tax cut
Canadians lead major assault on the Taliban
Operations begun at dawn on Friday designed to flush out militants believed to be in an area only a few kilometres from where the prime minister visited on Wednesday.
Coca-Cola buys energy drink maker glaceau
Soft-drink maker Coca-Cola Co. said Friday it will buy Vitaminwater maker glaceau for $4.1bn (€3.05bn) in cash, in a move to expand its non-carbonated beverage line.
Sherritt's chairman laments
Canada has squandered its title as the centre of global mining finance, says the chairman of Sherritt International Corp, who warned that only a Herculean effort on Ottawa's part to stimulate investment will reverse the decline of the storied Canadian industry.
Shake hands, come out swinging
Candidates for the 3 June Buenos Aires City mayoral race Mauricio Macri, Jorge Telerman and Daniel Filmus face off in last night’s TV debate presenting their own and picking at their rivals’ platforms on social inclusion, industrial profile, security, education, health and transportation.
The US State Department travel advice to Argentina-bound citizens has caused outrage among Argentine authorities and resulted in the summons of the
Missing GI’s body found?
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