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Supreme Court seems open to toughening standards for class-action securities fraud cases

...hard as companies that have to defend such lawsuits would like.During arguments in a closely watched case against Halliburton Co., (v. Erica P. John Fund Inc., 13-317), most justices appeared unwilling to completely overturn a quarter-century-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-05/supreme-court-seems-open-t
Firm is losing deals in Iraq

...Corp. of San Francisco, Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Fluor Corp., and Houston-based oil services contractor Halliburton Co. As a private company, Parsons does not release financial figures and is not followed closely by Wall Street analysts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2006-10-11/firm-losing-deals-iraq
Business | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
BP expects to pay $7.8 billion to resolve claims from Gulf oil spill

...from the U.S. government; the Gulf states; and drilling partners Transocean Ltd., which owned the rig, and Halliburton Co., which provided cementing services.About 109,000 condominium owners, hotel and resort operators, restaurateurs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-04-18/bp-expects-pay-78-billion-
A fresh look at funds as large-cap growth crouches for comeback

...closely this year is the Montag & Caldwell offering, which got a boost last year from a 15 percent stake in energy - Halliburton Co. and Schlumberger Ltd. are among its top five holdings. The fund seeks attractively priced stocks with strong fundamentals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/20/fin_58164.shtml
Finance
Business briefs

...the topic of business executive, 47 percent chose Vice President Dick Cheney, the former CEO of Houston-based Halliburton Co., as the most suited figure to run a company. He was followed by Oprah Winfrey (16 percent), New England Patriots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/28/bus_448655.shtml
Business
Stocks finished mixed as Wall Street digests Fed statement

...nonetheless beat Wall Street expectations by 2 cents per share. The telecommunications giant was up 33 cents at $37.09. Halliburton Co. climbed 82 cents to $30.23 after the company announced that it took a $1.1 billion charge related to asbestos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/30/fin_402770.shtml
Finance
Business briefs

...that the company is continuing to cooperate with prosecutors. Halliburton settles shareholder lawsuits HOUSTON -- Halliburton Co. said Friday it has agreed to pay $6 million to settle 20 shareholder lawsuits that accused it of using deceptive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/31/bus_374118.shtml
Business
Clout draws Iraq contract

...Louis Berger Group Inc.; and Washington Group International Inc., the contract operator of SRS. A subsidiary of Halliburton Co., which was formerly run by Vice President Dick Cheney, was invited to bid but removed itself amid favoritism charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/19/bus_370157.shtml
Business | Savannah River Site
Korea war vet disparages vice president-elect Cheney

...then a fifth because his wife, Lynn, was pregnant. Your hero/patriot got a $40 million retirement package from Halliburton Co. when he retired as chief executive office after having been employed by them for five years. Halliburton had a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/30/op_303734.shtml
Opinion columns
Who upped oil prices?

...media cheering squads jumped all over the new nominee for calling for higher oil prices in 1999 when he headed up Halliburton Co., the Dallas-based oil equipment firm. At that time, July 1999, oil prices were at or near record lows; indeed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/26/edi_297911.shtml
Editorials