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Philippine economy expands 7 percent in 3Q

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A typhoon survivor drives past a sign along a highway in Palo township, Leyte province in central Philippines at sunrise Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country’s eastern seaboard Nov. 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The...

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Japan leads Asian markets higher on yen weakness

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Japanese stocks jumped on Thursday as the yen lingered near a six month low, leading a broader advance by Asian markets after U.S. benchmarks rose to record...

Latest injury to Rose could be blow to Adidas, too

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose breaks down and cries during a news conference unveiling his new shoe the Adidas D Rose 3 in Chicago. With Rose out for the season, industry experts say Adidas may need to...

Mississippi River reopens to traffic after sinking

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This aerial photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a partially sunken towboat that spilled oil into the Mississippi River in LeClaire, Iowa. Of an estimated 1,800 gallons of diesel fuel and oil that has spilled from the towboat, at least...

Photo released to aid search for Mich. bank robber

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo released by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office shows a man wanted for questioning in the robbery of a KeyBank branch on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Frenchtown Township, Mich. The photo was taken from a KeyBank surveillance camera, on Wednesday....

Developer buys Washington Post building for $159M

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2013, file photo, an American flag, left, and a District of Columbia fly outside The Washington Post building in Washington. The longtime headquarters building of The Washington Post is being sold to a real estate development...

Repsol agrees to negotiate deal with Argentina

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 16, 2012 file photo, an Argentine national flag and a banner representing the YPF oil company flutter outside YPF headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina’s government said Monday, Nov 25, 2013, it has reached an...

Illinois legislators reach pension deal

November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 10, 2013 file photo, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, with Senate President John Cullerton looking on at left, speaks to reporters after a meeting with Gov. Pat Quinn in Chicago to discuss the state’s pension crisis....

CBS: Lara Logan, producer ordered to take leave

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2013 file photo, “60 Minutes” reporter Lara Logan takes part in a panel discussion at the Showtime Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, Calif. CBS has ordered “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take...

DSU gets $5 million donation for info tech center

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Miles Beacom speaks after announcing Monday, Nov 25, 2013 that he and T. Denny Sanford have donated $5 million to help renovate the current Madison Community Hospital into what will become the Beacom Institute for Technology building, an information...