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Comcast 3Q profit, sales top Street on upbeat subs

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Comcast logos are displayed on installation trucks in Pittsburgh. Cable giant Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest provider of TV and high-speed Internet services, more than doubled its net income in the third quarter, helped by fewer cancelations of video service than expected and by breaking even...

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American economy expands at modest 2 percent pace

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Oct. 25, 2012 photo shows appliances on display at Orville’s Home Appliances store in Amherst, N.Y. The government’s snapshot Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, of the U.S. economy’s growth will be its last before Americans choose a president in 11...

Arch Coal reports sharply higher 3Q earnings

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May, 29, 2012, file photo, a train hauling coal from an Arch Coal Inc. mine in the Powder River basin of Montana and Wyoming heads north out of downtown Seattle. Arch Coal Inc. says its cost-cutting efforts helped boost third-quarter...

New landfills needed for ND oil drilling waste

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this August 2012 photo provided by the North Dakota Health Department workers expand a special landfill for oilfield waste near Sawyer, N.D. State Health Department data show the amount of so-called oilfield special waste has increased nearly 5,100 percent...

Goodyear Tire 3Q net income falls 32 percent

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, photo, shows a Ford Explorer with Goodyear tires in Jackson, Miss. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 that its third-quarter net income fell by nearly one-third as lower tire sales in Europe offset cost...

US appeals court rejects Argentine bond arguments

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The three-masted ARA Libertad, a symbol of Argentina’s navy, sits docked at the port in Tema, outside Accra, Ghana, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Argentina announced the immediate evacuation Saturday of about 300 crew members from the Libertad, a navy...

Weak earnings reports weigh on stocks

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Trader Michael Urkonis works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Stocks closed mostly lower Friday after investors found little to like in weak corporate earnings reports and news of only...

Savedra’s-imports from Mexico and Musica Latina

October 26, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Savedra’s has a nice selection of beautiful, cool-wearing, brightly embroidered Poblano dresses. Savedra’s is conveniently located at 114 East Bland Street. Locally owned and operated, Savedra’s has a large selection of “Musica Latina”...

In testimony, Romney was skeptical of Staples

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

CORRECTS NAME TO MAUREEN SULLIVAN STEMBERG, NOT MAUREEN STEMBERG SULLIVAN – Maureen Sullivan Stemberg, left, ex-wife of Staples founder Tom Stemberg, and her lawyer Gloria Allred, right, face members of the media as they arrive at Norfolk County Probate...

87-year-old Seattle developer, wife indicted

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Sept. 16, 2009 photo, Real-estate developer Michael R. Mastro leaves the federal courthouse in Seattle after testifying in bankruptcy court. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Greg Gilbert) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLEPI.COM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SEATTLE...