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  • Bob Dudley, Group Chief Executive of BP, gives a keynote address at the Oil & Money conference in central London

    Two leading consultants have urged BP (BP.L) shareholders to vote against Chief Executive Bob Dudley's $12.7 million (8.60 million pounds) 2014 pay, saying it was not in line with the energy major's poor performance. Glass Lewis and Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC), which advise institutional shareholders …

  • Insurer Hastings Motors Towards £1bn Listing

    The owners of Hastings, one of the UK's fastest-growing insurers, have appointed investment bankers to steer the company towards a £1bn post-lection flotation. Sky News understands that Hastings has appointed Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) and Credit Suisse (LSE: 0QP5.L - news) to oversee a review of the company's …

  • Early Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Baxter International Inc. fell $.95 or 1.4 percent, to $67.55. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell $.53 or .8 percent, to $63.61. Eli Lilly ...

  • Early Glance: Internet companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top internet companies are down at 10 a.m.: Amazon fell $2.75 or .7 percent, to $369.35. eBay fell $.50 or .9 percent, to $57.18. Google Inc class A fell $.43 or .1 percent, to $554.27. ...

  • Early Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Brinker International Inc. fell $1.17 or 1.9 percent, to $60.39. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $4.37 or .7 percent, to $646.17. Darden Restaurants ...

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.: AT&T Inc. fell $.05 or .2 percent, to $32.60. Verizon Communications Inc. fell $.13 or .3 percent, to $48.50.

  • Early Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top utilities companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: American Electric Power Co. rose $.12 or .2 percent, to $56.37. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.15 or .2 percent, to $61.15. Dominion ...

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.35 or 3.2 percent, to $11.31. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose $.02 or .5 percent, to $4.03. GoldCorp rose $.48 or 2.7 percent, to ...

  • Early Glance: Leisure companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Carnival fell $.51 or 1.1 percent, to $47.33. Las Vegas Sands Corp. unchanged at $55.04. MGM Resorts International fell $.23 or 1.1 percent, to ...

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Associated Press - 9 minutes ago

    Shares of some top silver companies are up at 10 a.m.: Hecla Mining Co. rose $.06 or 2.0 percent, to $3.04. Pan American Silver Corp. rose $.32 or 3.6 percent, to $9.09. Silver Standard Resources Inc. ...

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