THE number of millionaires in the UK has shot up by 41 per cent over the past five years thanks to booming house prices and stock market gains, according to new figures.
CRH, an international building materials group, has acquired Vernon-based glazing products manufacturer C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. for $1.3 billion.
HOUSTON (AP) " Schlumberger is buying Cameron in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $12.71 billion that would create an oilfield equipment and service powerhouse.
Wall Street rallied more than 2 percent on Thursday as strong U.S. economic data and hints that a September interest-rate hike was unlikely fueled optimism that the worst of recent market turmoil was over.
Aug 27 Venezuela has been contacting other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), pushing for an emergency meeting with Russia to come up with a plan to stop the global oil price rout, the Wall Street Journal reported.