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United for Coal rally unfolds in Appalachia

October 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Thomas Peak, center, and Allen Stapleton, right, join others at the United for Coal demonstration in Wise County, Va. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, coming straight from work at a local coal mine. “If coal gets shut down, everything’s going to get shut down,” said Peak of Big Stone Gap, his face still covered in [&hellip...

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Thousands march in Spain to protest austerity

October 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Protestors bang pots against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Several thousand people noisily banging pots and pans are marching down Madrid’s main north-to-south boulevard protesting the...

Mass. pharmacy founder had background in recycling

October 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A sign requesting “No Soliciting” hangs on the door of New England Compounding in Framingham, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. An outbreak of a rare and deadly form of fungal meningitis that has killed 4 people and sickened another 26 in five states...

Occupy London marks anniversary of St Paul’s camp

October 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Demonstrators wear masks as they celebrate the anniversary of ‘Occupy’, outside St Paul’s cathedral in London, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Monday Oct. 15, marks the first anniversary of Occupy, the day when demonstrations and occupations took...

IMF urges quick, effective moves to buoy growth

October 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Participants march during a demonstration against the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank being held in Tokyo, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) TOKYO (AP) — Global financial ministers called Saturday for quick and effective action to...

Impact of Romney, Obama tax ideas tough to figure

October 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama meets with Mario Orosa, left, of North Canton, Ohio, and other winners of the “Dinner With Barack” campaign fundraising contest at Smith Commons Dining Room and Public House in Washington, on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. (AP...

Arkansas-based Tyson to audit treatment of animals

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2006, file photo, a car passes in front of a Tyson Foods Inc., sign at Tyson headquarters in Springdale, Ark. The nation’s largest meat company on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, says it’s launching an animal treatment audit...

Shuttle Xing: Endeavour treks through LA streets

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Vivianne Robinson Crowds poses in front of the Space Shuttle Endeavour before it is moved along city streets, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. Endeavour’s 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los...

Plan to streamline solar development in West OK’d

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar answer questions during a news conference, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Las Vegas, in which he and Salazar announced a plan that sets aside 285,000 acres of public land for the...

IMF, World Bank chiefs urge focus on fair growth

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo released by the International Monetary Fund, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, right, listens to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble following the filming of the BBC World Debate “Rescuing the Global Economy: What next?”...