VW Labor Chief Doesn't Support Further Acquisitions - Report
Volkswagen AG's (VOW.XE) labor chief rejects further acquisitions by the car maker in the foreseeable future, according to a pre-released interview for Monday's edition of business daily Handelsblatt.
HSBC To Fight Regulators "To The Death" Over Dividend - Report
U.K. banking group HSBC Holdings PLC (HBC) is willing to "fight to the death" to prevent U.K. regulators from attempting to force it to stop paying its dividend in order to preserve capital, The Sunday Telegraph reports.
Investor Questions Standard Chartered Over $340 Million Fine - Report
One of Standard Chartered PLC's (STAN.LN) key U.K. investors has questioned the bank's decision to pay a $340 million fine for suspect Iranian dollar trades, despite insisting that the claims against it were flawed, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
Anglo American Nears Chile Deal - Report
Anglo American PLC (AAL.LN) is closing in on a deal to hand a stake in the Los Bronces project over to Chile at a discount of several billion dollars later this week, U.K. newspaper The Sunday Times reports.
Qatari State Threatens Xstrata Merger - Report
The Qatari state investment fund has pushed the world's largest merger to the" brink of collapse" this weekend after building up a stake almost big enough to block the deal, the U.K. newspaper The Sunday Times reports.
Dems dust off, attack 2010 Ryan plan to partially privatize social security
Democrats are eagerly renewing their fight against privatizing Social Security now that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Paul Ryan as his running mate. It was a fight that didn't go well for the GOP when President George W. Bush pushed the idea in 2005.
Sparks weather Storm
Kristi Toliver scored a game-high 22 points and handed out five assists as the Los Angeles Sparks opened the post-Olympic portion of their schedule with an 82-71 win over the Seattle Storm on Saturday.Nneka Ogwumike posted 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and Alana Beard scored 18 points for
Peyton Manning's home debut a mixed bag in Broncos' 30-10 loss to Seahawks
Peyton Manning bounced right back up. Manning's home debut for the Denver Broncos was a mixed bag in a 30-10 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night. He led two scoring drives but threw two more interceptions and watched his teammates drop plenty of passes and cough up the ball.
Indians score 4 in 9th inning, but it's not enough in 8-5 loss to Athletics
Asdrubal Cabrera wasn't in any mood to discuss the error charged to him in the third inning that led to four unearned runs against the Cleveland Indians.
Headley's defensive lapse proves costly in Padres' 8-7 loss to Giants
There is so much Chase Headley does for the San Diego Padres. However, on Saturday night, it was a play that Headley didn't make that proved costly. Joaquin Arias homered and drove in three runs, and the San Francisco Giants used another big inning with the help of Headley's defensive lapse to beat