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Dunkin’ plans ‘Croissant Donut’ _ not a ‘Cronut’

October 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This product image provided by Dunkin’ Donuts shows the chain’s new “Croissant Donut,” which will be launched nationally for a limited time starting Nov. 3, 2014. It comes more than a year after the Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City introduced its now-trademarked Cronut, which became a viral sensation and spawned numerous...

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How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

October 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University freshman Halle Lukasiewicz, poses for a portrait in a campus classroom. Fall for many high school seniors means deciding where to apply for college and maybe a trip to a...

Job growth a key issue in NY governor’s race

October 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a June 6, 2014 file photo, iron workers guide the final steel beam into place at the Clinical Sciences Center under construction at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. Following years of high unemployment and decades of decline...

13 Europe banks flunk test, must find 10B euros

October 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A elderly man passes with his bicycle outside of a shop in a main shopping street in central Nicosia, Cyprus, 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...

Drugmakers bet on Ebola vaccines, treatments

October 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 file photo, Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), addresses the media during a news conference held in an hotel in Gammarth, northeastern Tunisia. Drugmakers are racing to develop...

Indonesia’s new president unveils his Cabinet

October 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Newly appointed Indonesia Foreign Minister Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi talks to journalist after Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced and introduced his cabinet ministers at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP...

Gold nugget found in California finds secret buyer

October 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated image provided by Kagin’s Inc., shows the Butte Nugget. One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California’s historic Gold Country is going up for sale. Weighing in at more than 6 pounds, the Butte Nugget...

Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

October 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Sept. 10, 2014, Monsanto crew members Gerard Manuel, left, and Rommel Angale, right, count corn sprouts in a field of test hybrids in a breeding nursery near Kihei, Hawaii. Maui County voters will decide in the next few weeks whether to...

Stock market’s big seesaw gives investors pause

October 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, a specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The market’s flux over the past week has given investors pause for thought. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) NEW YORK...

Europe’s bank test aims to strengthen economy

October 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

French President Francois Hollande, left, speaks with European Central Bank Governor Mario Draghi, right, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Britain says its prime minister, David Cameron, is protesting a...