Best and worst states for credit: the full list
The annual list of best and worst states for credit conditions is based on an analysis of the unemployment rate, bankruptcy rate, foreclosure rate, average credit score and credit card delinquency rate of each state.Here are the 2012 results:RankState1.North Dakota2.Vermont3.South
Acer Lowers Shipment Growth Expectations; Swings to 2Q Net Profit
Taiwanese personal computer maker Acer Inc. (2353.TW) warned of weaker-than-expected shipment growth in the second half, as hopes dim that the new Windows operating system will bring stellar sales for struggling personal computer makers, its chief executive said Friday.
Telefonica Brasil to Issue BRL2 Billion in Bonds
The board of Brazilian phone company Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV, VIVT4.BR), a unit of Spain's Telefonica SA (TEF), approved the company to raise up to 2 billion Brazilian reais ($990 million) from a nonconvertible debentures issue.