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US employers post the most jobs in 4 years

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this June 13, 2012 file photo, job seekers wait in line at a job fair expo in Anaheim, Calif. U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The increase comes after employers added the most jobs in five months in [&hellip...

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S&P closes over 1,400 for first time in 3 months

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE — In a July 26, 2012 file photo specialist Michael Gagliano works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged higher Monday Aug. 6, 2012, on a day marked by uncharacteristic quiet following a turbulent week. (AP...

Bank scandals tarnish London's reputation

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A man walks by the headquarter of Standard Chartered bank in the City of London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Shares in Standard Chartered PLC dropped sharply on Tuesday as investors reacted to U.S. charges that the bank was involved in laundering money for Iran....

Chew's Oriental Gift Shop, Coins & Currency has a large selection of coins, currency and other gift items

August 7, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The Defenders of Freedom US Mint coin set includes this 2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollar coin. Chew’s Oriental Gift Shop, Coins & Currency is located at 2513 West Second Street. Jack & Susie recently remodeled the store and welcome your visit....

Some evacuations as storm heads by Honduras coast

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at 1:45 p.m. EDT shows a swirl of clouds in the western Caribbean Sea associated with Tropical Storm Ernesto as it moves toward the Yucatan Peninsula. This storm is expected to strengthen into a hurricane...

UK bank accused of Iran money laundering scheme

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, a man walks past the Standard Chartered Bank building in Hong Kong. The London-based bank schemed with the Iranian government to launder $250 billion from 2001 to 2007, leaving the United States’ financial...

Former NYSE chairman John Phelan dies at age 81

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange shows former New York Stock Exchange chairman John J. Phelan Jr. Phelan, credited with managing the chaos of the “Black Monday” market crash of 1987, died Saturday, Aug....

Asian stocks up thanks to investor optimism

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A man walks by an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. Asian stock markets rose sharply in early trading Monday, boosted by stronger-than-expected U.S. hiring figures for July following three months of weak job gains. (AP Photo/Shizuo...

Little-noticed Olympic event: Haves vs. have-nots

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

United States’ Lance Brooks competes in the men’s discus qualification during athletics competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics at the Olympic Stadium in London on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Pawel Kopczynski, Pool) LONDON (AP) — Over his...

Knight avoids collapse with $400 million lifeline

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 file photo, Knight Capital specialists work at their posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Knight Capital announced Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, that investors have agreed to supply it with $400 million in...