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Business News Archive - November 15, 2012

BP Agrees To Multi-Billion Dollar Fine

British Petroleum (BP) has agreed to plead guilty to felony charges stemming from the spill, paying out $4.5 billion in damages, including an additional $1.26 billion in criminal fees.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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