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Business News Archive - January 11, 2006

As six of the world's biggest polluting nations started climate talks in Sydney on Wednesday, top greenhouse gas producer the United States called on industry to fight climate change with cleaner energy.

LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy will grow by about 3.5 percent this year as its recovery continues and expands, U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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