Asia stocks rise as Japan data mends, yuan status welcomed

November 30, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A man using a smartphone is silhouetted against an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. World stock markets struggled for direction on Thursday as weak oil prices, mixed Chinese economic data and the rising prospect of a Fed rate hike dulled investor [&hellip...

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California’s top oil regulator quits after controversies

November 30, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 10, 2015, file photo, Steven Bohlen, left, then Gas Supervisor for the Conservation Departments Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources answers a question during a joint hearing of the Senate Natural Resources and Water and Environmental...

Samsung replaces mobile chief as smartphone lead dwindles

November 30, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung appointed a new mobile president at Samsung Electronics for the first time in six years after growth stalled at the world’s largest smartphone maker. The Samsung Group conglomerate said Tuesday that Koh Dongjin was...


CASA makes a difference in Roswell

November 30, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record When a child grows up in an abusive home, they don’t know how to stop it. They’ve never felt safe, so they’ve never had a foundation upon which to build confidence. All of their influences either tell them that...

Obama shops at Washington bookstore, popular frozen pop shop

November 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

  President Barack Obama, joined by his daughters Malia, left, and Sasha, in the background at right, orders a treat at Pleasant Pops on Small Business Saturday in Washington, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Iran lures foreign investors with new oil contracts

November 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Participants listen to a speaker during the Iran Petroleum Contracts Conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. Iran has unveiled a new model of oil contracts aimed at attracting foreign investment once sanctions are lifted under a landmark nuclear...

Stocks inch higher in quiet trading, but Disney stumbles

November 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished mostly higher Friday as they wrapped up a quiet week of trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fluctuated early on, but managed to eke out a small gain as telecommunications and financial stocks rose. Disney...

Super Bowl of shopping is more like a scrimmage

November 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over. Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving. And forget the fisticuffs over flat-screen TVs. Instead,...


Simple steps to a clean interior

November 28, 2015 • Dining GuideComments (0)

Much like curb appeal improving the chances of a sale on your home, having a car that is presented well inside and out may boost the amount of money and potential of a resale on your vehicle. Even vehicle owners who don’t anticipate selling their...

China shares slide as brokers investigated

November 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

TOKYO (AP) — China’s stock market fell sharply Friday as investigations into the securities industry widened to include two top brokerages. Most other Asian markets were lower in muted trading after Wall Street was closed for the Thanksgiving holiday,...