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'Beyond Petroleum?' BP Goes Back to Basics


BP is inaugurating Earth Day as a markedly less "green" company - highlighting how certain business realities have run headlong into the once lofty expectations surrounding alternative energy.

SEC Name Co-Directors Of Enforcement

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Acting Director George Canellos and former federal prosecutor Andrew Ceresney have been named Co-Directors of the Division of Enforcement.

Scottish Currency Options: Not A Simple Matter

Bernie Madoff 50 Pound

Those pressing for a yes vote in next year's referendum on Scottish independence need to convince voters that the country will prosper under a new currency and macro-economic regime. This will prove difficult, not because the current system is perfect but because all options have drawbacks.

Iron Man 3 – review

Iron Man

To use a recondite term in professional film criticism: whoo-hoo! Iron Man 3 is descending on cinemas with an almighty crash, assuming the dramatic-yet-camp landing pose that Tony Stark in his exo-body-chassis favours on arrival: right knee down, right fist in the smashed asphalt, left elbow back, head up.

Wealth Flees Switzerland For Shelter in Singapore

Moldy Swiss Cheese

Thanks in part to its generous tax regime, Singapore has been a millionaire haven for years. But a new report says the tiny island state may soon overtake Switzerland as the world's largest offshore wealth hub.