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Stocks surge after Bernanke allays taper fear

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, July 10, 2013, photo, specialist Christopher Culhane works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks rose Thursday July 11, 2013 after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke promised to continue to stimulate the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the Bernanke [&hellip...

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House OKs scaled-down farm bill sans food stamps

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 16, 2012, file photo shows farmer Myles Goodrich loading a feed wagon at his farm in Danville, Vt. House Republicans strip food stamps from the farm bill in an attempt to get the legislation passed after an embarrassing defeat last...

Japan: Radioactive water likely leaking to Pacific

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 10, 2013 photo, Shunichi Tanaka, right, chairman of the Nuclear Regulation Authority argues about radioactive material in high concentration detected from a monitoring well at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, during a meeting in Tokyo....

Investigators look into pairing of Asiana pilots

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The wreckage of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed on Saturday, July 6, 2013, is seen on a tarmac in front of the San Francisco skyline at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Investigators are struggling to piece...

Back to negotiations after student loan plan fails

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Prospective students and their parents tour Georgetown University’s campus in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate on Wednesday clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates, but lawmakers...

NYC officials, foes testify on Willets Point plans

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- A March 22, 2009 file photo shows Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets, in the Queens Borough of New York. Construction of a retail and entertainment center has been proposed on the west side of the stadium, in the space on the center left of the...

Ill. grapples with deploying new conceal-carry law

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Semi-automatic handguns are on display for purchase at Capitol City Arms Supply Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. Months of debate about Illinois’ last-in-the-nation ban on concealed carry came to an end when lawmakers narrowly beat a...

NY judge: Apple colluded to raise e-book prices

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a Friday, June 7, 2013 file photo, a sign displays the Apple logo outside of the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. A federal judge ruled Wednesday, July 10, 2013 that Apple Inc. broke antitrust laws and conspired with...

Report: Canned sweet corn big business in Wis.

July 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shows Russ Kashian, a professor of economics and director of the Fiscal and Economic Research Center at the university in Whitewater, Wis. Food manufacturing plays an important role in the...

China June trade falls in new sign economy fading

July 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Monday July 8, 2013, containers are piled at a port in Qingdao in eastern China’s Shandong province. China reported Wednesday, July 10, 2013 that imports and exports both fell abruptly in June. The statistics are a new sign of...