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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 Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — Good luck figuring out whether Republican presidential...

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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?”...

APNewsBreak: LA sues over Owens Lake dust control

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This July 16, 1997 file photo shows Owens Lake, Calif., about 200 miles north of Los Angeles. The city of Los Angeles sued air regulators Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 over demands to control dust from Owens Lake nearly a century after the exploding...

Reports: Smaller iPad to be revealed Oct. 23

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – ThisApril 5, 2012 photo shows the company logo at the Apple Store in London. Apple Inc. is set to reveal a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad at an event on Oct. 23, according to several reports published Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/dapd,...

Profits soar at 2 largest mortgage lenders

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This July 28, 2012, file photo, shows JPMorgan Chase office in London. JPMorgan Chase, the country’s biggest bank by assets, reported a record quarterly profit Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. The bank said it made $5.3 billion in earnings for common...

Stock market has its worst week since June

October 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, file photo, trader F. Hill Creekmore works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock futures are edging higher Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, after mixed third-quarter results from two major banks, which has been...

American Airlines stumbles on path to recovery

October 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE-In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, file photo, over 200 American Airline pilots march on a picket line at O’Hare International in Chicago, Ill. Just weeks ago, American Airlines was working its way through bankruptcy court, on schedule for one of...