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Oil rises to near $107 ahead of key US jobs report

March 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Women protesters pelt with tomatoes a passing fuel hauler to protest another round of oil price increase announced Thursday March 8, 2012 on International Women’s Day in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) SINGAPORE (AP) — Oil prices rose slightly to near $107 a barrel Friday in Asia ahead of a key U.S. employment report that [&hellip...

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China's inflation falls as food prices ease

March 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A woman walks with an infant in a baby stroller past vegetables sold at a morning market in Beijing Friday, March 9, 2012. China’s inflation fell sharply in February, giving Beijing more leeway to stimulate its slowing economy. Inflation in politically...

'Heavy Rain' game creator debuts high-tech 'Kara'

March 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sony PlayStation PS Vita console on display in the Sony PlayStation booth at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Thursday, March 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The future of performance-capture technology is right around...

Jury: US can go after $330M in Stanford accounts

March 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

R. Allen Stanford, center, leaves the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse, Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Houston. Stanford, once considered one of the wealthiest people in the U.S., with a financial empire that spanned the Americas, was convicted Tuesday on charges he...

Solar storm not nearly as bad as could have been

March 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This extreme ultraviolet wavelength image provided by NASA shows a solar flare. An impressive solar flare is heading toward Earth and could disrupt power grids, GPS and airplane flights. An impressive solar flare is heading toward Earth and could disrupt...

Kymera Independent Physicians look back on 2011

March 8, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Dr. Dake discussing a knee injury with his patient. 2011 was an exciting year for Kymera Independent Physicians – marked by the achievement of milestones that have led to the opening of Kymera Independent Physicians Urgent Care in Roswell. We are...

Asian stocks rebound on hopes for Greek debt deal

March 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this March 6, 2012 photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. World stock markets cautiously rebounded Wednesday March 7, 2012 in a week that saw Europe’s debt crisis return to center stage over concerns Greece would...

Mayor Bing: City, state must act to save Detroit

March 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing lays out his plans and highlights accomplishments in his third State of the City address in Detroit, Wednesday, March 7, 2012. In the background is Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) DETROIT (AP) —...

Review: Prettier iPad retains familiar qualities

March 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A new Apple iPad is on display during an Apple event in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The new iPad features a sharper screen and a faster processor. Apple says the new display will be even sharper than the high-definition television set in the...

Australian admits fake-collar-bomb extortion bid

March 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2011 file photo, Australian collar bomb hoax suspect Paul Douglas Peters leaves the Federal Courthouse after waiving extradition to Australia, in Louisville, Ky, USA. Peters’ lawyer Kathy Crittenden pleaded guilty...