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Pacific trade ministers wrapping up talks at Hawaii resort

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Japan’s Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Akira Amari pose during a group photo session during a break in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Lahaina, Hawaii on Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy) LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim...

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Pot industry’s bank bid rejected by federal regulators

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 8, 2014 file photo, an employee works the register, receiving cash at a retail marijuana store, in Denver. A new credit union serving marijuana businesses has been rejected by federal banking regulators, snuffing another attempt by...

US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2014 file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks were mixed on Friday, July 31, 2015, with China’s stock market extending losses, after data showed the U.S....

Taking on Bush and Rubio, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo end

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton calls on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962, Friday, July 31, 2015, during a campaign stop at Florida International University in...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2014 file photo, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg arrive at the 2nd Annual Breakthrough Prize Award Ceremony at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. Zuckerberg and his physician wife, Chan, are expecting a...

Greece’s stock market to reopen as bailout talks progress

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos arrives for a meeting with senior negotiators at a hotel in Athens, on Friday, July 31, 2015. Greece’s talks with its international creditors on a third bailout worth 85 billion euros ($93 billion) shifted into a...

Horse racing industry has declined since state got out of it

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

As a large crowd looks on, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is led back to the stables after visiting the paddock area at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J., Friday, July 31, 2015. American Pharoah is preparing for Sunday’s running of the Haskell...

Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2014, file photo, oil pump jacks work behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is wrestling with layoffs and losses. (AP Photo/Eric...

LinkedIn 2Q caps rough week for social media stocks

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner speaks during the company’s second annual “Bring In Your Parents Day,” at LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. LinkedIn reports quarterly financial results on...

EPA reviews $15 million settlement for Hawaii molasses spill

July 31, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 12, 2013 file photo shows various kinds of dead marine life on the dock fronting the La Mariana Sailing Club in Keehi Lagoon in Honolulu. A major shipping company will pay the state more than $15 million for a 2013 molasses spill in...