Don't let embarrassment keep you in debt
When you've dug yourself deep into credit card debt, you might feel like crawling into the hole with your money woes and never coming out.Consumers struggling with debt often feel lost and embarrassed, and frequently hide their troubles from others, according to a recent survey by GreenPath Debt
German July New Car Registrations Fall, May Improve in Autumn -VDIK
German new car registrations declined nearly 5% on the year in July, but were flat over the first seven months of the year, international vehicle manufacturing association VDIK said Thursday, amid fears of a stalling German economy.
Adidas Raises Earnings Forecast Amid Olympic Fever
Adidas AG (ADS.XE) Thursday lifted its full-year profit forecast as it bucked an otherwise weak sportswear sector to post strong second-quarter profit, with sales bolstered by its sponsorship of this summer's Olympic Games and Euro 2012 soccer competition.
Bharat Petroleum to Shut Crude Unit at Mumbai Refinery in September
Bharat Petroleum Corp. (500547.BY) will shut a 90,000 barrel-a-day crude distillation unit at its western India refinery for a week in September, its director of refineries said Thursday.
S&P Keeps Stable Outlook On Germany's AAA Rating
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Thursday affirmed Germany's AAA credit status and maintained a stable outlook on the rating, citing "strong economic fundamentals." S&P said the stable outlook "reflects our expectation that [Germany's] public finances will continue to withstand potential
AstraZeneca Buys Back 441,531 Shares for Cancellation
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.LN) Thursday said it purchased 441,531 ordinary shares, for cancellation, at a price of 3016 pence per share on Aug. 1.
BHP Expansion of Australia Iron Ore Operations at Risk
Sagging prices of iron ore as stockpiles of the commodity build up at ports is threatening plans by BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) to spend billions of dollars to expand its mining operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia state.
Vodafone Group Buys Back 13.1 Million Shares
Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.LN) said Thursday on Aug. 1 it purchased 13.1 million shares at an average price of 186.956 pence per share.
BSkyB Buys Back 175,000 Shares
BSkyB PLC (BSY.LN) said Thursday that on Aug 1 it purchased 175,000 shares for cancellation.
U.K. Mulls Full Nationalization Of RBS: Report
British government ministers are weighing the possibility of buying out private shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC and fully nationalizing the institution, the Financial Times reported late Wednesday.