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EBay posts higher 3Q earnings, revenue

October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Two women walk in front of a eBay sign at the company’s headquarters in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Oct.17, 2012. EBay says its third-quarter net income grew 22 percent, helped by higher revenue at its PayPal payments service and the marketplaces business that includes eBay.com. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) NEW YORK (AP) — EBay reported [&hellip...

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Halliburton 3Q profit falls on drilling slowdown

October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 22, 2012, file photo, Halliburton employees receive training from Williston State College’s Train ND program, in Fargo, N.D. Halliburton Co. said Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, its third-quarter net income fell 12 percent as...

Knight Capital’s software snag causes big 3Q loss

October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2012 file photo, specialist Peter Giacchi looks at the price of Knight at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Knight Capital Group said it lost $764.3 million in the third quarter because of a software glitch...

Brothels rescue cash-strapped Greek soccer team

October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

CORRECTION OMITS LAST SENTENCE In this photo taken Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, Voukefalas players, a small amateur soccer club, warm up before a local championship match in the city of Larissa, central Greece. A cash-strapped Greek soccer team has found a new way...

Breathe Easier with Balloon Sinuplasty at ENMMC

October 17, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

                                                                      Dr. Jan Hobbs   Dr. Jan Hobbs of Roswell Ears, Nose, Throat and Allergy and Eastern New Mexico Medical Center are [&hellip...

Squirrel population boom frustrates fruit growers

October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Oct. 5, 2012 photo, a gray squirrel sits in Montpelier, Vt. Biologists say a variety of natural forces have combined to produce an overabundance of squirrels throughout Vermont and some adjoining states, devastating at least some apple orchards....

Brown pushes college students to support tax hike

October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

California Gov. Jerry Brown joins students at a rally promoting Prop. 30 in the upcoming election in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Prop 30 would raise taxes, directing the money toward education. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Facing a...

Hurricane Paul weakens to tropical storm off Baja

October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT shows Hurricane Paul over Baja Peninsula with maximum sustained winds 90mph. Rain showers associated with a cold front moves into the Northern Rockies. (AP PHOTO/WEATHER UNDERGROUND)...

Microsoft becomes friend and foe to PC partners

October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE-In this June 18, 2012, file photo, Microsoft Corp.’s new Surface tablet computer is displayed at Hollywood’s Milk Studios in Los Angeles. Microsoft’s first tablet computer, the Surface, will start at $499 when it goes on sale Oct. 26....

Target to match some rivals’ online prices

October 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 16, 2011 photo, a customer leaves a Target store in Los Angeles. In the latest effort to beat Amazon.com at its game, Target says that for the first time it will match prices that customers find on identical products at...