CONSUMER FINANCE: Credit-Card Pact Is No Deal for Consumers
The $7 billion settlement between Visa Inc. (V), MasterCard Inc. (MA), some large banks and retailers, if approved, sends a strong message to consumers: Buck up and plan on paying for the privilege of using a credit card or any other payment method.
Uganda To Pave 1,180 Miles of Roads To Boost Agriculture and Oil Sectors
Special to DOW JONES NEWSWIRES KAMPALA Uganda--The Uganda government has issued tenders for paving at least 1,180 miles of roads in the next three years in a bid to support the "primary growth" of the country's agriculture, tourism and oil sectors, the state-run Uganda National Roads Authority said
Stanley Black & Decker 2Q Results: Postgame Scorecard
Stanley Black & Decker's (NYSE:SWK) net income fell in the second quarter. Earnings and Revenue The company fell short of estimates with EPS of 92 cents a share and revenues of $2.81 billion. Analysts were expecting EPS of $1.52 a share and revenues of $2.9 billion. The company's reported EPS came