Oanda Corp., a provider of online foreign-exchange services, named former PayPal Inc. executive Edmond Eger III as chief executive officer and president as it seeks growth amid consolidation and increased regulation.
During the 899 days he has waited for the Senate to vote on his nomination to a top job at the Environmental Protection Agency, Ken Kopocis has amassed compliments from Senate Republicans and a predecessor.
Around the side or back doors and down 10 steps of the single-family homes in Ozone Park, Queens, lies a netherworld of illegal basement dwellings -- a byproduct of New York’s chronic housing shortage.
Senate Republicans blocked the last of President Barack Obama’s three nominees to a federal appeals court considered second only to the U.S. Supreme Court in importance because of its influence over government regulation.
The coal industry needs to change rapidly to help prevent global warming by leaving most of the fuel in the ground and closing the least efficient power plants, the top climate official at the United Nations said.
The $1.5 billion U.S. electronic- cigarette industry has tripled sales this year with the help of TV ads, Nascar sponsorships and product giveaways. Government regulation may now threaten those marketing tactics.