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Cyprus president admonishes central bank chief

April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A woman passes outside a branch of Bank of Cyprus in the main shopping street in central capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, April 14, 2013. Cyprus’ President Nicos Anastasiades has chided the central bank chief to not act in ways that “catch the government by surprise,” but to move to stabilize the country’s troubled banking sector....

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AP Exclusive: Likely tax cheats flock South, West

April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 22, 2013 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should worry if you own a small business in one of the...

Anti-euro party a wildcard in German elections

April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The founder of the new German anti-Euro party ‘Alternative fuer Deutschland’ (Alternative for Germany), Bernd Lucke, waves during his speech at the party’s founding convention in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, April 14, 2013. Slogan in the...

Old guard sees threat in youthful NJ urban influx

April 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011 file photo, with Lower Manhattan’s financial district to his back, Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy addresses the crowd during a ceremony in which a plaque honoring Sept. 11 was unveiled at the Hoboken...

Obama’s budget plan limits his bargaining power

April 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, holds a copy of President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2014 budget proposal book as he questions Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius...

Amid investigation, coal exports at record levels

April 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 4, 2013 photo, a truck carrying 250 tons of coal hauls the fuel to the surface of the Spring Creek mine near Decker, Mont. From the time coal is blasted from strip mines in remote southeastern Montana to the point where it reaches customers in...

Local police grapple with response to cybercrimes

April 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2011, file photo, a California Department of Justice employee holds up counterfeit jewelry that was confiscated during an investigation before it was sold on eBay during a news conference in San Jose, Calif. If a purse with $900...

Drought eases in farm belt but not over yet

April 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 16, 2012 file photo a dry field of corn is seen near Fremont, Neb. The latest drought monitor released Thursday, April 11, 2013 shows a cool, rainy spring is easing dry conditions in parts of the nation’s farm belt that saw the...

US names Russians targeted for sanctions

April 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 30, 2009 file photo, Nataliya Magnitskaya holds a portrait of her son, Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, a lawyer who died in jail, as she speaks with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. The Treasury Department on Friday announced...

Stocks end a four-day advance as energy slides

April 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders Christopher Anzelone, left, and Steven Capo confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 12, 2013. The stock market is heading lower in early trading after a four-day rise as bank shares weaken. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...