Facebook announces stricter policy on firearms sales

January 29, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 16, 2012 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says it’s cracking down on online gun sales, with a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world’s largest social network, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) [&hellip...

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US agrees to environmental review of offshore oil fracking

January 29, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government has agreed to stop approving oil fracking off the California coast until it studies whether the practice is safe for the environment, according to legal settlements filed Friday. Separate deals reached with a pair...

Inquiry finds sales of concert tickets are a ‘fixed game’

January 28, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, May 5, 2015 file photo, New York State Attorney Eric Schneiderman speaks during a Law Day event at the Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y. New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman says investigators found abuses in sales of concert...

BOJ introduces negative interest rate to boost economy

January 28, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda arrives at its head office in Tokyo Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. The Bank of Japan has introduced a negative interest policy in a move to boost the stumbling recovery of the world’s third-largest economy. (Kyodo News...

US to collect equal pay data from all big employers

January 28, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is expanding a data collection program aimed at ferreting out abuses of equal pay laws. President Barack Obama in 2014 directed the Labor Department to collect data from federal contractors about what they pay...

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Tax time is not a new playtime

January 28, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Marilyn Cozzens as an enrolled agent is a federally authorized tax specialist that has demonstrated a high level of tax expertise in tax law. EA’s are licensed in all 50 states by the US Treasury Department. It does not take a genius to prepare taxes; it...

Asian stocks edge higher after cautious Fed outlook

January 27, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

A man crosses a street in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 that rose 455.02 points or 2.6 percent to 17,163.92 in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Chinese stocks sank again Wednesday but other Asian...

AP sources: Panel proposes ban on air shipments of batteries

January 27, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

This file frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shows a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. last April, where a cargo container was packed with 5,000 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Officials say...

Philippine growth short of target at 5.8 percent in 2015

January 27, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine economy grew 5.8 percent in 2015, short of even lowered government expectations. Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan says Thursday that growth is “still respectable” given difficult...

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Pro Active Hearing LLC of Roswell It’s not just about hearing, it’s about understanding

January 27, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Get a complete hearing exam at Pro Active Hearing, 214 W. First. It’s free and you’ll learn a lot about your hearing, how to protect it and how to hear better if you need help. Michelle and Richard Jones purchased Pro Active Hearing, at 214 W. 1st, in...