White House: Need More Growth to Spur Hiring
A top White House official acknowledged faster expansion was needed to stoke more hiring and help boost the economy.
Dow Leaps Past 13K
The Dow posted a triple-digit rally for the second day in a row, topping the psychologically-important 13000 mark for the first time since May.
Google Acknowledges Still Having U.K. User Data
Google Inc. (GOOG) has acknowledged still having Internet user data collected surreptitiously through wireless networks as part of its street mapping service after it had been ordered to destroy it, according to information posted Friday by a U.K. regulator.
Four Ways Old-Fashioned Passbook Savings Endure
Passbook savings aren't just for old fogies. Here's why an account might be right for you.
WSJ UPDATE: CNN Chief Jim Walton to Step Down at Year's End
Jim Walton, the president of CNN Worldwide, is to step down at the end of the year, CNN said Friday.
Iberian Banks Hit by Worsening Crisis
One large and two mid-sized Spanish banks reported sharply lower second-quarter profits Friday after setting aside billions of euros to cover real-estate-related losses amid a deepening economic slump.
Microsoft Gets Injunction against Google's Motorola Mobility
A German court on Friday granted Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) an injunction against Google Inc.'s (GOOG) Motorola Mobility unit over infringement of a patent on common names for long and short file allocation tables, known as FAT technology.
Colgate Launches Bond Sale, Targeting Record Low Rate
Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL) launched a $500 million bond sale Friday, becoming the latest in a string of companies looking to borrow at all-time low rates amid unceasing investor appetite for high-quality debt yielding more than Treasurys.
Belo Monte Dam Engineers Released by Brazil Tribal Leaders
Dam workers being held by indigenous groups released Friday morning -Norte Energia says tribal leaders violated agreement made earlier this month -Indigenous leaders say dam construction has impeded river access SAO PAULO--Indigenous leaders in Brazil released on Friday the last of the three