Jamaica Gleaner Business
Published: Monday Thursday | May 21, 2009
Compensation revolt - Shell's rebel shareholders look for change
A leader of the shareholder revolt against pay and bonuses at Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday that his group hopes the 'no' vote to the company's compensation practices will inspire changes in company policies... Read More...Fed sees hopeful signs but downgrades 2009 forecast
The United States Federal Reserve expects the US economy to improve in coming months, even as policymakers downgraded their outlook for all of 2009 and said the unemployment rate could approach 10 per cent. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues... Read More...Bank of America raises billions from shares sale
Wall Street is seeing some of its worries about banks ease now that Bank of America Corp has raised billions of dollars in capital.The bank said late Tuesday that in less than two weeks it had raised US$13.47 billion through the sale of 1.25 billion... Read More...