(Story updated with Transocean statement and details from the government findings)
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- A panel of government investigators have spread the blame for the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill between multiple parties.
Paris and Frankfurt rose but London was hit by worse than expected earnings at HSBC
Europe's biggest oil company stocks notched solid gains Tuesday as crude prices continued to rise on increased bets that OPEC's production cut discipline will offset rising U.S. supply signals.
European stocks drifted lower Thursday despite a strong session in Asia as a U.S. dollar retreat and mixed corporate earnings allowed benchmarks to pull back from recent multi-month highs.
European stocks are expected to open mixed Thursday following a solid session in Asia and a pullback for the U.S. dollar.