Canadian holding company Clarke Inc. said Thursday its first-quarter earnings improved, and the company’s board approved a 2-for-1 stock split.May 10, 2007
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Federal regulators are looking into possible manipulation of crude oil prices by after-hours trading practices, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.May 10, 2007
A British hedge fund that owns shares of U.S. railroads Union Pacific Corp. and BNSF Railway, in addition to its previously disclosed holdings of CSX Corp., wants better returns from its U.S. rail holdings, Bloomberg reported.May 10, 2007
The price of goods imported to the United States rose 1.3% in April in a third straight gain, the Labor Department said Thursday.May 10, 2007
The U.S. trade deficit grew by 10.4% in March as oil imports surged, the Commerce Department said Thursday.May 10, 2007
Crude oil futures prices fell to their lowest level in seven weeks Wednesday following an Energy Department report that showed inventories rose last week.May 9, 2007
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Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) has asked the Department of Homeland Security to come up with stronger guidelines for truckers who transport gasoline and other hazardous materials, the Associated Press reported.May 9, 2007
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Interpool Inc., a maker of shipping containers and chassis for intermodal container transportation, reported its first-quarter net income declined from a year ago.May 9, 2007