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Time Warner sees growth after Harry Potter movies

February 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 3, 2008 file photo, the Time Warner Center is shown in New York. Time Warner said Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, its fourth-quarter earnings grew slightly as revenue jumped 8 percent on strong performance at its Warner Bros. movie studio and its cable television networks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file) NEW YORK [&hellip...

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16 Detroit school buildings to close doors by fall

February 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Roy Roberts announces which DPS schools will be converted to charter schools and which ones will close during a press conference in the Fisher Building on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, William Archie) DETROIT NEWS OUT,...

Groupon reports 4Q loss, higher revenue

February 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2012 file photo, the Groupon logo is displayed inside the online coupon company’s offices, in Chicago. Groupon Inc., reports quarterly financial earnings Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, after the market close. (AP Photo/Charles...

Cisco beats estimates with 2Q earnings, sales

February 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Feb. 2, 2012 photo, shows Cisco CEO John Chambers watches a Stanford basketball game in Palo Alto, Calif. Cisco Systems Inc., reports quarterly financial results Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, after the market close. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Bridge owner waves white flag in construction flap

February 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Detroit International Bridge Company leaders Matthew Moroun, left, son of Matty Moroun, at the DIBC President Dan Stamper and David Domina, speak at a press conference at the Doubletree Fort Shelby Hotel in Detroit, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Detroit...

Visa 1Q profit rises 16 percent as card use rises

February 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The VISA logo and hologram are shown imprinted on a VISA credit card in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Visa Inc., reports quarterly financial results Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, after the market close. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes) NEW YORK (AP) — Visa Inc. said...

Greek debt talks drag on but banks signal progress

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Riot Police push back protestors who try to enter at the Parliament building at Athens’ main Syntagma square, during a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. A general strike against the impending cutbacks stopped train and ferry services nationwide,...

Chairman, 3 others out in Yahoo board shake-up

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2012 file photo, the company logo is displayed at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 announced that Chairman Roy Bostock and three longtime board members are stepping down, fulfilling the...

Gov concerned natural gas prices could go lower

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead addresses reporters Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at the State Capitol in Cheyenne, Wyo. Mead discussed the state’s biannual budget which will be the main subject of the legislative session which begins next week. (AP Photo/Ben Neary)...

AP Enterprise: Brown bank regulator an insider

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken Monday Jan. 9, 2012, Jan Owen, Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointee to head the Department of Corporations, testifies before the Assembly Banking Committee in Sacramento, Calif. Consumer groups say Owen’s background working for...