Alpha Natural Resources completes merger
July 31, 2009 3:46 PM
Abingdon-based Alpha Natural Resources announced it has completed its merger with Foundation Coal Holdings, forming the third-largest coal producer in the U.S.
Genworth Financial reports smaller loss
July 31, 2009 11:57 AM
Genworth Financial more than halved its second-quarter loss compared with a year ago as investment income continued to fall.
MeadWestvaco boosts income on alternative-fuel tax credit
July 30, 2009 12:01 PM
Richmond-based MeadWestvaco more than doubled its quarterly net income on a tax credit for using alternative fuels for its operations.
Virginia stock index shows slight gain in June
July 29, 2009 8:00 AM
The Virginia Business Stock Index of 50 stocks rose 1.09 percent in June, better than the Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 Index but lower than the Nasdaq Composite index.
Going long | Retirement may become elusive for baby boomers
July 29, 2009 2:00 AM
Norm Hatfield is a survivor. "I thought if I worked hard and did the right thing, the company would take care of me..."