“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.
Nedbank Capital, the investment banking unit of Nedbank Group Ltd., plans to grow earnings excluding one-time items in the “double digits” this year as it funds infrastructure and renewable energy projects, Business Day reported, citing Managing Executive Brian Kennedy.
Louisiana oysterman Terrance M. Shelley was struggling to keep up with demand by New Orleans restaurants before BP Plc’s Macondo well blew out in April 2010, crippling the processing plant he opened six months earlier.
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.
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.
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will skip an August straw poll in the early-voting state of Iowa and will focus on winning binding contests to propel his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign said yesterday.