A push by Warren Buffett’s railroad to boost oil-shipment safety is meeting resistance from Hess Corp. and other companies that say the plan would mean a surge in costs and force them to scrap thousands of tank cars.
InfoGroup Inc. agreed to pay $13 million to resolve investors’ claims that directors sold the database-marketing company on the cheap to bail out founder Vinod Gupta, a former financial backer of Bill Clinton.
InsideClimateNews.org — It has been more than a month now, and Amber Bartlett has had enough of hotels and apartments and trailer homes. Of crowded rooms whose thin walls amplify the bickering of her four children. Of piles of toys and clothes overflowing from drawers and suitcases. Of not knowing, day to day, where her life is headed.
YRC Worldwide Inc.’s shares may plunge for a second day after union workers rejected a labor agreement yesterday that the trucker has said was required to refinance more than $1 billion of debt and stave off bankruptcy.