Category: Business News

Verdict due in Khodorkovsky trial

A Moscow court is due to read the verdict in the second trial of Russian ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky for theft and money laundering. BBC News – Business

Frugality and excess to mark 2011 (Reuters)

Reuters – Call it the year of feast and famine. Yahoo! News: Business News

This Congress Did A Lot, But What’s Next?

From health care reform to “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the 111th Congress got a lot done — it’s been the most productive session since the 1960s. But how much of that legislation will survive the new Congress? » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Santa rally continues as China hikes rates (Reuters)

Reuters – Wall Street will see the year-end rally carry into the last week of 2010, but the question on everyone’s mind is, “what’s next?” Yahoo! News: Business News

Shoppers brave Boxing Day sales

Retailers launch their Boxing Day sales, but some shoppers are wrong-footed by Sunday trading laws. BBC News – Business

New claims may add to Nakheel’s legal woes: sources (Reuters)

Reuters – Property developer Nakheel’s restructuring plan is being complicated by new claims from trade creditors that could lead to more legal headaches, two sources familiar with the matter said. Yahoo! News: Business News

China’s PBOC’s Christmas rate rise to weigh on commods at open (Reuters)

Reuters – The surprise timing of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) increase in benchmark lending and deposit interest rates is likely to weigh on commodity markets when trading starts on Monday. Yahoo! News: Business News