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Asia stocks dulled by weak economic reports

November 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 8, 2014 file photo shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. U.S. financial markets were mixed in early trading Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 as soft economic data out of China and Europe stoked concerns about a global slowdown. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) SEOUL, [&hellip...

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Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety

November 20, 2014 • Business, State NewsComments (0)

From left, Hiroshi Shimizu, senior vice president of global quality assurance at Japanese airbag maker Takata, Rick Schostek, executive vice president of Honda North America, and Scott Kunselman, Chrysler’s senior vice president of vehicle safety and...

Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

November 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 14, 2011 file photo shows various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions, in Willingboro, N.J. Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing...

Jay Leno cancels gig at Vegas firearms trade show

November 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2014/20141120/22/f9f19c60a4a1fe2d650f6a7067007d9a.jpg FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2014 file photo, comedian Jay Leno performs during the 2014 Carousel of Hope Ball at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills,...

Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier

November 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A glacial rock lies partially covered in soil after it was discovered last Thursday and then fully unearthed Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Courtyard by Marriott construction site near the intersection of Colby Avenue and Wall Street in Everett, Wash. (AP...

Japan trade deficit narrows in Oct as exports rise

November 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Oct. 18, 2014 photo, workers unload a container from a cargo ship at a port in Yokohama, Japan. The drop in oil prices helped trim Japan’s trade deficit in October, as exports of cars, ships and steel picked up pace. The value of exports was the...

Tuition hikes tentatively approved in California

November 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Student Regent Sadia Saifuddin speaks against tuition increases during a meeting of the University of California Board of Regents Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in San Francisco. A committee of the Regents approved UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to...

Billboard ranking to include streams, track sales

November 19, 2014 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift performs on ABC’s “Good Morning America” in Times Square in New York. The music industry tracker says it’s transforming the Billboard 200 chart from a sales-based ranking to...

Caesars reveals plan after creditor walks away

November 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 19, 2007 file photo shows the Caesars Palace hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Caesars Entertainment officials say an early proposal to restructure company finances would have converted its debt-heavy division into a real estate investment...

Firm cancels plan to buy closed Revel Hotel Casino

November 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This July 23, 2014 photo shows the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City N.J. before it shut down. A Canadian firm that had planned to buy Revel from bankruptcy court and re-open it as a casino said on Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014 that it was scrapping the...