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Archive for February 2nd, 2013

  • China poised to control strategic Pakistani port

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, March 21, 2002 file photo, Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, left, with Chinese Vice Premier Wu Bangguo, center, leaves the port under tight security after a ground breaking ceremony of Gwadar Port Project, 700 kilometers...

  • Refining margins boost 4Q profit at Exxon Mobil

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2013/20130201/14/53fea731dff34603280f6a7067008316.jpg FILE – This Jan. 27, 2011 file photo shows an Exxon sign in Carnegie, Pa. Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, that fourth-quarter earnings rose 6...

  • 33 die in Mexico oil company office building blast

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Rescue workers, firefighters and military search for survivors at the site of an explosion in a building at Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX complex, in Mexico City, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. The explosion killed more than 10 people and injured some...

  • Report: US job market looks surprisingly strong

    February 2, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ‘ In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, Fernando Rames answers questions on a job application at the job fair in Sunrise, Fla. U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs in January, and hiring was much stronger at the end of 2012 than previously thought,...

  • Detroit, Toyota see big US sales gains in January

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 photo, Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. Ford, Chrysler and General Motors all reported double-digit gains for January as last year’s momentum in U.S. auto sales continued into 2013, according to...

  • Dow ends above 14,000 for 1st time since Oct. 2007

    February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Trader John Panin, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly topped 14,000 on Friday morning, a milestone not seen since before the financial crisis rocked the markets and the world...