“Occupy Wall Street” protesters lost a bid to overturn their eviction and the removal of tents and structures from a lower Manhattan park where they had been demonstrating 24 hours a day for eight weeks.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s gold output is set to surge as record prices and the end of Africa’s biggest war prompted production to restart in some of the continent’s most remote regions after more than 50 years.
A section of pipe on BP Plc ’s Gulf of Mexico well became trapped and prevented blades from cutting the pipe to stop the flow of oil, triggering the biggest U.S. offshore spill, according to a study released by the Interior Department and U.S. Coast Guard.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. units were sued by two pension funds over claims they made misleading statements about the exposure of MF Global Holdings Ltd. securities to European sovereign debt.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. , holder of a 25 percent stake in the Macondo well that caused the biggest offshore U.S. oil spill, is likely to settle with BP Plc after one partner agreed to help pay for the disaster, analysts said.
Nedbank Capital, the investment banking unit of Nedbank Group Ltd., met with officials of Gazprom OAO about helping to fund the development of the Russian group’s gas fields in Namibia, Chief Executive Officer Brian Kennedy said in an interview today in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
BP Plc , Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton Co . were “breathtakingly inept” and made mistakes that were “largely preventable” at the doomed Macondo well, a leader of a panel investigating the disaster said.