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South Africa company to buy Stillwater Mining Co. for $2.2B

Stillwater Mining Co. officials say the company will be acquired by South Africa's Sibanye Gold Limited for $2.2 billion
Updated: 6 hours ago
Washington state suing agrochemical giant over PCB pollution

Washington state suing agrochemical giant over PCB pollution

Washington says it's the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pollution from PCBs
Updated: 6 hours ago
Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to step down next year

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to step down next year

Coca-Cola Co. says Muhtar Kent will step down as CEO next year and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer James Quincey
Updated: 6 hours ago
Court orders Swiss prosecutors to open VW criminal probe

Court orders Swiss prosecutors to open VW criminal probe

Swiss prosecutors say they have seized documents at a large Volkswagen dealer after a court ordered them to open a criminal investigation
Updated: 7 hours ago
Health stocks rebound as US indexes keep setting records

Health stocks rebound as US indexes keep setting records

US stocks are continuing to rise past record levels as health care stocks recover some of their recent losses
Updated: 7 hours ago

US wholesalers cut stockpiles, clearing way for new orders

US wholesalers cut stockpiles in October while sales rose, clearing path for more orders
Updated: 7 hours ago
Japan doubles cost estimate for Fukushima cleanup

Japan doubles cost estimate for Fukushima cleanup

A Japanese government panel says an estimate of the total costs to clean up the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has doubled to nearly 22 trillion yen ($190 billion), with decommissioning costs expected to continue to rise
Updated: 7 hours ago
German central bank ups growth forecast for 2016, 2017

German central bank ups growth forecast for 2016, 2017

Germany's central bank has increased its growth forecast this year and next for the country's economy, Europe's biggest
Published: 12/09/16
Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

President-elect Donald Trump adds another wealthy business person and elite donor to his senior team, with fast-food executive Andrew Puzder as Labor secretary
Published: 12/09/16

Panel rejects British company's $1.3B case against Indonesia

International tribunal rejects compensation from Indonesia for London-listed mining company for coal mining licenses allegedly forged by Indonesian business partner
Published: 12/09/16