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Retiring: Looking for a Housemate, Not a Mate, in Later Life

NYT > Business - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:22
Because of housing costs and a need for companionship, older women, and some men, are increasingly choosing shared living arrangements.






Airbus Plans More Fuel-Efficient A330

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:03
Airbus Group is telling customers that it is planning its upgraded A330 widebody jet to be 14% more fuel-efficient, able to fly farther and carry more passengers.

Macau Investigates Wynn Land Deal

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:00
Macau's corruption watchdog has begun investigating a 2012 land deal that paved the way for Wynn Resorts' planned $4 billion casino resort.

Look to Quality When Investing in a Fairly Valued Market

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:00
In the fifth year of a bull run, what's an investor to do?






Apple, Inc. Stock Earnings: Why This Metric Will Be Key

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:00
How much longer can this half-trillion dollar company continue to find ways to boost its bottom line earnings?






DealBook: Mota-Engil Africa Pulls London I.P.O. Amid European Market Jitters

NYT > Business - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:59
It is the second public listing to be postponed since concerns about Portugal’s second-largest bank, Banco Espírito Santo, sent stock markets across Europe lower on Thursday.






DealBook: Tobacco Company Reynolds in Talks to Acquire Rival Lorillard

NYT > Business - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:54
The deal, if consummated, would create a company worth an estimated $56 billion and unite some of the best-selling brands in cigarettes, including Camel and Newport.

Gold on Track for 6th Straight Weekly Gain

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:40
Gold is on track for its longest winning streak since late February on the back of news of troubles at Portuguese lender Banco Espírito Santo.

ECB Raises Concerns on Computer-Based Forex Trading

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:39
Some officials at the ECB raised concerns linked to the increasing popularity of complex computer programs that investors and others use to trade currencies at an industry meeting

China Calls iPhone a Security Risk

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:38
China's state broadcaster called a location-tracking function of Apple's iPhone a "national security concern," in the latest sign of a backlash against U.S. firms.

America's New Chauffeurs: Uber, Lyft and a Road Map for Reinventing the Ride

NYT > Business - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:34
Prices have been cut, and the business of how people get around is on the verge of big changes.

1 Major Question for Visa Inc.

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:04
Visa has a little-discussed program that extends across the globe and partners with banks like Bank of America. But far too little is said about it.






Will FIFA Scandals Cause Major Sponsors to Pull Out?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:03
If the allegations are true, FIFA could be the most corrupt sporting organization in the world. Will its sleaziness have consequences?






Is 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Already Setting Up Season 3?

Today's top headlines from The Motley Fool - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 06:53
Season 2 of "Agents of SHIELD" won't start until next January, but recent events show Disney and Marvel are already thinking even further ahead.






IEA Warns Against Complacency

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 06:33
Geopolitical tensions and the shaky economic recovery means there is little room for complacency in oil market in the next 12 months, the International Energy Agency warned.

White House Moves to Speed Payments for Small Suppliers

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 06:12
The White House said Apple, Coca-Cola and other companies are signing on to an effort to speed payments to firms down their supply chains.

Pirelli Names Sechin to Board

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 05:49
Pirelli, one of the world's biggest tire makers, said it appointed Rosneft Chairman Igor Sechin to its board of directors after the Russian energy giant bought a large indirect stake in the Italian company.

Aircraft Lessor Fails to Take Off

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 05:01
China Aircraft Leasing Group got little lift when it became the first aircraft lessor to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The company's shares fell as much as 7.6% in early trade before recovering to trade down 2.2%.

The Post-Post-Apocalyptic Detroit

NYT > Business - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 05:00
Black and white, young and old, billionaires and shop owners — a growing chorus of optimists in Detroit is saying that the time is right to invest.

Iran's Oil Exports Drop

WSJ.com What's News US - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 04:59
Iran's oil exports dropped to their lowest level since October but are still set to narrowly surpass an agreed cap at the end of the month, data released by a top energy watchdog showed Friday.

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