*Dutch disease from oil killed Nigeria's mining sector. BAGEGA, Nigeria, Aug XX- Like almost everything else in Nigeria's economy, mining of metals and other solid minerals fell by the wayside when the West African nation discovered oil.
*Lafarge falls sharply on clashes in Egypt. Local newspapers said centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi, who was convicted of tax fraud this month, would bring down the government in October if he is expelled from the Senate. Unicredit was down 3.9 percent, Banco Popolare dropped 3.6 percent, while Intesa Sanpaolo fell 3.3 percent,.
The CEO of CES exhibitor Sonic Emotion describes what's going on behind the scenes.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The world can be a rough place for independent inventors. They can often find themselves in court, battling big corporations, spending piles of money on lawyers and leaving it up to judges and juries to determine the value of their hard-won patents.
Got in last night to the huge CTIA Wireless Show here in Orlando, and hit the ground running. Went straight from the airport to our live-shot podium and was on the air about 30 minutes after I landed. First, it was "Fast Money." Then, about 40 minutes later, live on "On the Money." Not a lot of time to synthesize the material, but the message was clear: an entire industry gearing up for a fight against Apple Inc., and its iPhone isn't even here!