Quotes of the Day

Any time you have a 50 percent drop in a stock price people will take notice of it. SAUD MASUD, of the Swiss bank UBS, said of BP's CEO Tony Hayward's trip to Abu Dhabi to meet with the wealthy emirate's crown prince.
Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010

Open quoteI can't say that I'm optimistic — it's been, what, 84 days now? — but I'm hopeful.Close quote

  • a Pensacola, Fla., resident, after BP delayed a critical test to determine how to proceed with a cap on its blown-out oil well
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