Money and Finance

New Housing Starts Climb Again

constructionThe U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported this morning that new housing starts in July rose to an annual...

Molycorp Earnings Not So Rare

MiningMolycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) reported second quarter 2013 results after markets closed today. The rare earths miner posted an adjusted diluted loss of...

Conoco Sheds Some Oil Sands Leases

Drilling rigConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) plans to shed about $13.5 billion in what the company calls non-strategic assets during 2013. It got $750 million closer...