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HSBC warns of risks to world economic growth as profit dives

February 20, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

HONG KONG (AP) — London-based bank HSBC reported Tuesday that annual profit slumped by more than 80 percent following a year of “unexpected economic and political events” that contributed to volatile markets and influenced investment activity. Europe’s biggest bank that net profit for 2016 tumbled 82 percent to $2.5 billion from $13.5...

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Asian stocks higher after Wall Street long weekend

February 20, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and Wall Street prepared to reopen after a three-day weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225...

Detroit to hold job fair to fill seasonal positions

February 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit seeks to fill seasonal positions in its general services and recreation departments. A job fair is scheduled March 8 at the Northwest Activities Center. Work will start as early as next month. Available positions include...

Isle Royale considering seaplane service to, from Minnesota

February 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

ISLE ROYALE, Mich. (AP) — The company that provides seaplane service between the Michigan mainland and Isle Royale National Park wants to add flights to and from Grand Marais, Minnesota. Isle Royale Seaplanes operates its air taxi between Houghton and the...

Firefighters knock down blaze at California oil refinery

February 18, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

  In this Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, a very large smokestack flare burns off flammable product after an explosion in a processing facility at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, Calif. An explosion and fire at this oil refinery near Los Angeles, exactly...

Stocks inch to new records; S&P 500 up 4 straight weeks

February 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Gregory Rowe, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Stocks are posting moderate declines in early trading as a fast-paced market rally of the past two weeks goes into reverse. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...

Kraft still hungry for Unilever after rejected offer

February 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

At left, in a March 25, 2015, file photo, a Heinz ketchup sign is shown on the side of the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. At right, also in a March 25, 2015, file photo, the Kraft logo appears outside of their headquarters in Northfield,...

Citigroup CEO Corbat takes home $15.5 million for 2016

February 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup’s board of directors is awarding CEO Michael Corbat a pay package worth $15.5 million for 2016, down from $16.5 million in 2015. Citi’s board said Friday that in addition to his $1.5 million base salary, Corbat will...

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El Tapatio Authentic Mexican Food

February 17, 2017 • Dining GuideComments (0)

Jalisco, officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Jalisco, is a state that sits by the Pacific Ocean halfway down Mexico. It gave birth to mariachi music, Mexican rodeos, the Mexican Hat Dance, the wide brimmed sombrero and tequila. The region has also bestowed...

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All About Spas and Leisure Living

February 17, 2017 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Wait until you see the All About Spas and Leisure Living showroom, located at 3700 N Main Street, in Roswell. Many brands of spas are offered, including Master Spas, Maax Spas, Vita Spas and Watkins Hot Springs. Also featured are outdoor kitchens, Solara...