Sept 3- As U.S. oil prices hover near six year lows, hedging positions by shale producers will be increasingly important to understand which companies will be most affected by the price slump. According to a Reuters analysis of regulatory disclosures by the largest 30 shale producers, more than half of them did not expand their hedges during the three months...» Read More
California sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday for denying its first-in-the-nation greenhouse gas limits on cars, trucks and SUVs, challenging the Bush administration's conclusion that states have no business setting emission standards.
The Federal Trade Commission will not block Google's $3.1 billion dollar deal to acquire Internet advertising company DoubleClick.
British pay-TV firm BSkyB looks set to have suffered a costly blow after a regulator said it should sell more than half of its 17.9 percent stake in ITV because it is hampering competition.
Temasek Holdings filed an appeal against an order to divest its stake in one of Indonesia's two largest mobile phone operators, the Straits Times reported on Wednesday.
China's state firms must carefully manage their books or face a risk of bankruptcy as the government ratchets up its economic tightening, the head of the country's state asset watchdog said on Tuesday.
China will intensify its policy tightening next year to curb credit growth, deputy central bank governor Liu Shiyu said in remarks published on Monday.
U.S. securities regulators sued two former financial advisers at Morgan Stanley Friday for defrauding at least 50 mutual fund companies and their shareholders.
A judge sentenced former media mogul Conrad Black to 6-1/2 years in prison for obstructing justice and defrauding shareholders of one-time newspaper publishing giant Hollinger International.
J Sainsbury and Asda, Wal-Mart's British supermarket unit, have admitted joining with other companies in fixing the price of dairy products in Britain, the Office of Fair Trading said Friday.
Christie's auction house will hold the first liquor auction since Prohibition this weekend in New York, with some rare whiskies expected to fetch up to $30,000 a bottle.
Tests on more than 1,200 children's products, most of them still on store shelves, found that 35 percent contain lead -- many with levels far above the federal recall standard used for lead paint.
A federal judge has named two New York pension funds lead plaintiffs for five class-action lawsuits accusing Countrywide Financial, the largest US mortgage lender, of inflating earnings and overstating its ability to weather the housing slump.
European Union regulators said Thursday they will investigate whether British telecoms company BT Group is getting unfair financial help from the British government because its state guarantee exempts it from normal company pension rules.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture told Tyson Foods the department made a mistake and that the second-largest U.S. chicken producer could no longer label products as "raised without antibiotics," the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
XM Satellite Chairman Gary Parsons told CNBC he is hopeful about federal regulatory approval for the company's proposed merger with Sirius Satellite Radio.
Bear Stearns expects to write down $1.2 billion of assets linked to mortgages in the fourth quarter, but the worst of the bank's mortgage writedowns is over, Bear's chief financial officer said.
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XM Satellite Radio Holdings said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission closed its inquiry into XM's marketing and customer service practices without any action.
Japanese and European antitrust authorities raided companies making cathode ray tubes on Thursday on suspicion of price-fixing.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo was wrong to file subpoenas against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac without consulting their federal regulator and may have overreached his authority, the regulator wrote in a letter Thursday.