U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will try during a weeklong Mideast tour to bring Syria’s warring parties to peace talks and to revive negotiations for a two- state agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.
Enron Corp.’s 2001 collapse revealed the extent of its manipulation of spot gas prices. Twelve years later, European Union regulators may discover energy traders never learned the lessons of the scandal.
President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan presented a joint front against Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad even as Obama shies away from deeper U.S. involvement in the conflict, such as sending weapons to the rebels.
Gamesa Corp. Tecnologica SA, Spain’s biggest wind turbine maker, said it meets Brazil’s rules for local manufacturing, enabling projects using its machines to get funds from the Banco Nacional de Desarrollo Economico & Social.
Anglo American Platinum Ltd. said its mines are running as usual after a group of workers threatened to strike if the world’s biggest producer of the metal refuses to drop proposals to cut as many as 6,000 jobs.
Cisco Systems Inc., the biggest maker of networking equipment, rose the most in more than a year after reporting profit that topped estimates as businesses spent more to meet surging demand for data delivery via the Web.