An owner of Ameripay LLC , a New Jersey payroll services company, pleaded guilty today to defrauding public and private clients of $10.2 million.
Gold futures rose for the first time in a week on demand for a haven asset as U.S. President Barack Obama won support from leaders in Congress for a military strike on Syria.
A Novartis AG pharmaceuticals unit was ordered to pay $250 million in punitive damages to a group of 5,600 female employees after losing a gender-bias lawsuit, the second largest verdict of 2010.
Copper futures posted the biggest gain in almost six weeks as imports climbed to a record in China, the world’s biggest user of industrial metals.
Copper futures fell for the second straight day as a government report showing job growth trailed estimates triggered concerns that demand will falter in the U.S., the world’s second-biggest user of the metal.
Lucas Kovalcik and Tim Walsh turned their passion for rock climbing into a business. Their success helps show why U.S. entrepreneurship probably is about to get a shot in the arm.
Copper futures fell to the lowest in more than a week on demand concerns after benchmark money-market rates advanced the most since June in China, the world’s biggest consumer of the metal.