The U.S. Department of Energy said the U.S. crude oil imports increased for the first time since 2010 during the first half of 2016.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Thursday said a Houston-based technology solutions company, FMC Technologies, has agreed to pay a $2.5 million in penalties to settle charges that it overstated profits in one of its business segments.
Israeli-based Bank Leumi has agreed to pay $1.6 million and admit wrongdoing to settle charges that it provided investment advice and induced securities transactions for U.S. customers for more than a decade without registering as an investment adviser or broker-dealer with federal regulators.
Slow global economy appears to be taking a heavy toll on oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa as they are expected to experience poor economic growth due to lower oil prices.
Gap insurance plans, used to cover out-of-pocket health expenses like high deductibles, are becoming increasingly popular among consumers and businesses.
Research on patients with testicular cancer and others fighting a brain malignancy finds that people who are privately insured are more likely to be diagnosed earlier and survive longer.