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Flawed casino tower at center of Vegas trial

October 29, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A construction crane helps in the dismantling of the Harmon Hotel tower at CityCenter Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Las Vegas. Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday in Nevada state court for a civil trial with millions of dollars at stake for the casino company that owns a flawed hotel on the Las Vegas [&hellip...

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Old tree not moving into new home until next week

October 29, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, Environmental Design vice president Paul Cox, third from left, and other crew members discuss their efforts to move a 250-year-old bur oak tree into its new home in front of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business...

Asian stocks rise with Wall Street, eyes on Fed

October 29, 2014 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 8, 2014 photo, people walk to work on Wall Street beneath a statue of George Washington, in New York. U.S. stocks rose early Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, as investors weighed earnings reports from several companies and awaited news from a two-day U.S....

User growth, outlook hit Twitter stock after-hours

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York. Twitter reports quarterly financial results on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter’s third-quarter...

Apple CEO challenges home state on LGBT rights

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Apple chief executive and Alabama native Tim Cook waves at the crowd after he is honored by the Alabama Academy of Honor at the Alabama state Capitol Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala. In his speech Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do...

The power of cute: Hello Kitty Con debuts in LA

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo shows a Sanrio Hello Kitty magazine, issue #14 of The Strawberry News from May 1976 on display at the home of Marty Garrett and his wife Salumeh Eslamieh in San Francisco. It is Hello Kitty’s first appearance on the...

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Profiting from failure

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image obtained by The Associated Press shows the cover sheet of a slide presentation prepared by Russell Richardson, who at the time was the science adviser to the Army Intelligence and Security Command, describing his vision for a cloud...

Italian banks hit hard by European test results

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A view of a “Banca Popolare di Milano” bank branch in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct.26, 2014. The European Central Bank says 13 of Europe’s 130 biggest banks have flunked an in-depth review of their finances and need an extra 10 billion euros...

Brazil stock market, currency down after election

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Newspapers headline the re-election of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Rousseff was re-elected Sunday in the tightest race Brazil has seen since its return to democracy three decades ago, giving the...

Toyota tops Consumer Reports reliability rankings

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, members of the media preview the Lexus exhibit at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports’ annual reliability survey, released...