Should You Work After Retiring?
Whether they're seeking a job for financial reasons or want to stay busy and active, experts say older Americans have a lot to offer potential employers.
DirecTV Says It Is 'Closer' to Agreement with Viacom
DirecTV Group Inc. (DTV) said it is getting closer to an agreement with Viacom Inc. (VIA, VIAB) and said it keeps asking the operator of cable-television channels to return its networks as details are finalized.
Japan Reportedly To Ease U.S. Beef Import Curbs
Japan's government plans to ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports, increasing the maximum age for animals whose meat is sold in the country to 30 months from 20 months currently, the Nikkei business daily said in an unsourced report Wednesday.
BHP Billiton Quarterly Iron Ore Production Rises
Mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. said Wednesday that it put in a robust performance over the 12 months to June 30 in a "challenging environment." Iron ore production in the three months to the end of June totaled 40.9 million tonnes, up from 35.5 million tonnes in the year-ago quarter.
Giant Japanese Pension Fund Faces Sharper Scrutiny
The Labor and Welfare Ministry has begun an organizational review of Japan's biggest public pension fund, seeking to weaken the chief executive's authority and increase national oversight, The Nikkei reported early Wednesday.
Yahoo Posts Profit Decline as New CEO Takes Over
Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) showed a lack of progress in boosting its quarterly financial performance Tuesday, as the Internet media firm gears up for yet another chapter in its ongoing turnaround effort under newly appointed Chief Executive Marissa Mayer.