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Brittany Umar

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Brittany joined TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.

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King Abdullah's Death Sparks Questions on Saudi Arabia Oil Policy

By Brittany Umar

Upon news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, oil prices rose overnight and then turned choppy in Friday trading.

03:12PM 01/23/15

McDonald's Misses on Earnings, Plans to Rein in Capital Spending

By Brittany Umar

McDonald's reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations but posted a smaller-than-expected decline in U.S. and global same-store sales.

11:04AM 01/23/15

Alan Mulally, Mike Jeffries Among Top CEO Departures of 2014

By Brittany Umar

A slew of chief executives stepped down from the helms of major companies last year, but some made more waves than others.

11:37AM 01/22/15

3 Things to Watch as IBM's Turnaround Plan Starts to Progress

By Brittany Umar

There are three key takeaways from IBM's latest earnings report that are indicative of the company's progress in its ongoing turnaround plan.

01:53PM 01/21/15

Staples Ought to Seize the Opportunity to Merge With Office Depot Now

By Brittany Umar

As activist investor Starboard Value urges Staples to merge with smaller rival Office Depot, BB&T's Anthony Chukumba says a deal between the two makes a lot of sense.

12:17PM 01/21/15

Google May Launch $1 Billion Into SpaceX in Quest to Spread the Internet

By Brittany Umar

Google is reportedly close to investing about $1 billion in Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, which is backed by Tesla chief executive Elon Musk.

02:39PM 01/20/15

AOL Has Irrelevant Brands Likely to Be Axed During Restructuring

By Brittany Umar

AOL is reportedly planning a restructuring that will lead to layoffs and the closure of some of its Web sites.

02:09PM 01/20/15

Schlumberger Buys $1.7 Billion Stake in Russia's Eurasia Drilling

By Brittany Umar

Oil field services giant Schlumberger has agreed to buy a nearly 46% stake in Russia's Eurasia Drilling for $1.7 billion.

12:18PM 01/20/15

Greek Lenders Ask for Liquidity Assistance, Pressure on ECB Rises

By Brittany Umar

Officials at Greece's central bank say two of the country's lenders are seeking emergency liquidity assistance.

03:13PM 01/16/15

5 Most Important New Vehicles Debuted at the Detroit Auto Show

By Brittany Umar

For investors in automakers, the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit is a key forecast of what companies are set to prevail in the marketplace.

02:20PM 01/15/15

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