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Economic boom spreads wealth wider in Philippines

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 17, 2013 photo, trading continues at the Philippine Stock Exchange at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. As the Philippine economy skyrocketed 7.8 percent in the first quarter, outpacing China, the middle class in the Southeast Asian nation that has been held back by widespread poverty, political strife [&hellip...

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Oregon Senate passes bill to limit gold dredges

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This July 23, 2010 file photo shows Bob O’Day of Snowflake, Ariz., with flakes of gold he mined in a full day’s work with a suction dredge from the Rogue River near Gold Hill, Ore. The influx of out-of-state miners like O’Day prompted...

Lawmakers tweak new business incentive program

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, urges passage of an economic development measure he and Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, co-authored, during the Senate session, Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. By a 37-1 vote the Senate...

Skydive company operator: No fault in close call

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the family shows, from left, Jolene, Janet and Gabrielle Dunnabeck at their home in Whitney, Texas on Monday, July 1, 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is investigating a close call between a Texas-bound Spirit...

Gasoline prices begin summer slide

July 3, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, July 1, 2013 photo, a sign advertising unleaded gas for $2.99 is seen at a QuikTrip station in Greenville, S.C. Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation...

With some tweaks, cans make comeback in craft beer

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, June 3, 2013 photo, Brewmaster Brian O’Reilly holds a can of Helles Golden Lager with a 360 Lid as he poses for a portrait at the Sly Fox Brewing Company, in Pottstown, Pa. Brewers and consumers debate using bottles or cans, innovation...

Obama admin delays major requirement of health law

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 7, 2009, file photo, senior advisers Valerie Jarret and David Axelrod, right, walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington after returning from a trip with President Barack Obama. The Obama administration Tuesday, July...

Greece: More time needed to restructure staff

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission chief Poul Thomsen, arrives at the ministry for a meeting between Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras and the debt inspectors from the European Central Bank, European Commission and International Monetary Fund,...

Ex-FBI director to review BP settlement program

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, July 12, 2012 file photo, former FBI director Louis Freeh speaks about the Freeh Report during a news conference, in Philadelphia. Freeh was appointed Tuesday, July 2, 2013, to investigate alleged misconduct by a lawyer who...

US home prices rise in May by most in 7 years

July 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, May 28, 2013 photo, a single family home is shown for sale in Surfside, Fla. U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May from a year ago, the most in seven years. The increase suggests the housing recovery is strengthening. Real estate data...