North America reclaimed the top spot with the most millionaires last year, beating Asia as the world’s ultra-rich pushed global wealth to a record high, according to a report by Cap Gemini SA and Royal Bank of Canada.
TransCanada Corp., which says Keystone XL will be the safest pipeline ever built, isn’t planning to use infrared sensors or fiber-optic cables to detect spills along the system’s 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) path to Texas refineries from fields in Alberta.
Gold futures fell to a three-week low on speculation that the Federal Reserve may signal a reduction of U.S. economic stimulus. Palladium dropped to the cheapest in more than a month as European car sales plunged.
Boeing Co. said its stretched 787 Dreamliner promises to match sales of the smallest variant, boosting the plane’s order tally as much as 60 percent, as it expanded its wide-body lineup to blunt an Airbus SAS challenge.
Arnold & Porter LLP’s Deborah Feinstein was named director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, who also named six other senior staff members with consumer protection and antitrust law experience.