On a Northern California farm where silage for animal feed once grew, Google Inc. is generating power from more than 100,000 solar panels to heat nearby homes - - and double down on an area of energy many investors shun.
Banks are selling the most U.S. structured notes that lack protection against losses in at least four years as less stock market volatility and lower interest rates limit the incentives that can be offered.
West Texas Intermediate crude fell the most in three weeks on projections that U.S. supplies rose and concern that the weakening Chinese yuan will hurt growth in the second-biggest oil-consuming country. Brent also dropped.
Hewlett-Packard Co. has begun talks with shareholders’ lawyers on a possible settlement of litigation over its $8.8 billion writedown of the Autonomy Corp. acquisition, a person familiar with the matter said.