6at4 Business Report: Europe rallies Wall St., Exxon makes a bundle

October 27, 2011 2:20:37 PM PDT
The markets rallied and made a lot of people a lot of money... but the numbers for Exxon-Mobil were very impressive!

European bailout
European officials finally strike an agreement to deal with their debt crisis and the markets went bananas. EU leaders will expand a bailout fund to $1.4 trillion. The European bailout fund cuts Greek debt in half, and money to prop up European banks if they need it. But everyone is still waiting on the actual details of the plan.

Exxon profits up 41%
Guess which company made $10 billion dollars just over the past three months! It's not a bank... It's Exxon Mobil and their profit exceeded $10 billion for a third consecutive quarter as crude oil prices rallied. Exxon's profit was up 41% and crude oil today is about $94 a barrel.

America's scariest jobs
There's a new survey that should get you talking: "America's scariest jobs"
According to the CareerBuilder.com survey, bomb sqaud technicians top the list. Followed by high-rise window washer, the armed forces, miners, police officers and Alaskan crabbers. Also, in case you were wondering, high school teacher comes in at number 9, exterminator at 11 and stand-up comic at number 12.

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