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Developing drugs in SC a $4.2 B industry

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Marvella Ford, a professor of public health services at the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses how the center works to bring more minorities into drug trials during a presentation at the university in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. During the presentation, an industry trade group released a [&hellip...

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Labor rules to boost employment for vets, disabled

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 18, 2013, file photo then-Labor Secretary nominee Thomas Perez testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Veterans and disabled workers who often struggle to find work could have an easier time landing a job under new federal...

US consumer confidence rises in August

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2013 file photo, a shopper strolls past a storefront in downtown Ottawa, Ill. The private Conference Board reports on consumer confidence for August on Tuesday, Aug. 27 , 2013. (AP Photo/NewsTribune, Genna Ord, File) WASHINGTON...

Exploring Google Glass through eyes of early users

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, July 26, 2013 file photo, Google Glass, a device which offers video recording, photographic, and Internet access capabilities while worn like a pair of glasses, rests on a table in the offices of web development firm Whiteboard in...

US home prices rise strong 12.1 percent in June

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 22, 2011 file photo, an “Open House” sign is displayed in front of a new home being readied for sale in Little Rock, Ark. U.S. home prices rose 12.1 percent in June 2013 from a year earlier, nearly matching a seven-year...

Mounting tensions with Syria sink US stocks

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist James Sciulli works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Worries about a potential military strike against Syria are dragging down the U.S. stock market in early trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...

Asia stocks flat as US durable goods orders fall

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A young visitor looks at a scale model of old stock exchange in 1920s at Shanghai History Museum Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 in Shanghai, China. Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday after expectations for an imminent phasing out of the Federal Reserve’s...

Assembly approves bill on ‘biosimilar’ medicines

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, left, talks with Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles in the Senate at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. By a 58-4 vote the Assembly approved, Monday, Hill’s measure SB598, that would allow...

Startups gain appeal as some Japan Inc. names fade

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Terra Motors Corp. employee Shimpei Kato, center, speaks during an interview at its headquarters at Tokyo’s Shibuya district. Terra is a little know venture that pays far less but is out to conquer the world...

Gov. Herbert promotes Utah for tourism, business

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert speaks during a luncheon with invited journalists at The Four Seasons Hotel, in Denver, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. Herbert is visiting his neighboring state Colorado to attend meetings and promote tourism in his own state. (AP Photo/Brennan...