Jamaica Gleaner Business
Published: Monday Thursday | February 12, 2009
A US$789-billion compromise - Agreement announced in race for stimulus bill
Moving with lightning speed, key United States lawmakers announced agreement Wednesday on a US$789 billion economic stimulus measure designed to create millions of jobs in a nation reeling from recession. US President Barack Obama could sign the bill within days... Read More...Rio Tinto in talks with Chinalco
Rio Tinto confirmed on Wednesday that it is in talks about a possible transaction with Aluminum Corp of China, in response to media reports that the Chinese company may take a big stake in the London-based mining giant, which is struggling... Read More...FSC defends stop order on Olint
The Financial Services Commission (FSC) sent documents in 2006 to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions concerning allegations that investment club Olint Corporation Ltd was dealing in securities, but no action was taken.... Read More...Credit-card fraud alarm - I feel violated, says fleeced lecturer
Reporter A Kingston-based university lecturer is warning fellow credit-card holders of possible fraud, after his credit information was cloned and his card 'maxed-out'.The lecturer, who teaches at one of Jamaica's leading tertiary institutions... Read More...