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Stocks higher after retail sales improve

October 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Traders Ronald Madarasz, left, and Vincent Quinones work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Stocks opened higher Monday on Wall Street after a strong report on retail sales. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Stocks rose on Monday after a strong gain in retail spending suggested that consumers could be getting [&hellip...

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Broadmoor Center presents Western Finance & The Medicine Shop

October 15, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The friendly staff at The Medicine Shop includes (top, left to right) Adrianne Anchondo, Support Staff; Bernadette Daleske, CPT (Certified Pharmacy Technician); Yvonne Harris, RPh; Tanya Santana, Support Personnel; and Norene Lyons, CPT. (Not shown are Eldon...

Cornell NYC Tech campus mixes students, executives

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this rendering provided by Kilograph, part of the proposed Cornell NYC Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York is shown. Newly released plans show there will be company offices along with classrooms at a high-tech New York City graduate school that’s...

UAW president King: Union sitting out bridge vote

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This July 17, 2012 photo shows traffic moving across the Ambassador Bridge over the Detroit River in Detroit. United Auto Workers President Bob King says his union will remain neutral on Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Moroun’s ballot proposal to require...

‘League of Legends’ crowns $1M champions

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This image provided by Riot Games shows publicity artwork for the videogame “League of Legends.” The dizzying world championships of the online battle arena game “League of Legends” concluded Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, inside the...

Occupy London activists stage St Paul’s protest

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Four women activists of the Occupy movement protest chained to the pulpit inside St Paul’s Cathedral as preparations for evensong take place in London, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Several supporters of the anti-corporate Occupy movement chained themselves to...

Big separatist gains in local Belgian elections

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Leader of the NVA party Bart De Wever makes a victory sign as he stands on the balcony of the city hall after his party won the city elections in Antwerp, Belgium, on Sunday Oct. 14, 2012. NVA, a separatist party, wants to use Antwerp as a base for breaking...

Amphibious vehicle to go on sale soon in US

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 photo, the Quadski, a one-person motor boat that also drives on land, is tested in in Oxford Mich. The vehicle is being billed as the first commercially available, high-speed amphibious vehicle by its makers, Michigan-based Gibbs...

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...

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...