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US economic reports hold out hope for hiring gains

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 1, 2013 photo, a crane removes a container from a ship at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore. The government reports on the U.S. trade deficit for March, Thursday, May 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans are losing their jobs. Employers are struggling to squeeze [&hellip...

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Oil drilling technology leaps, clean energy lags

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This Wednesday, July 27, 2011, file photo, shows the view of the well and fracking area beside a flat panel display showing data in the mobile command post of a hydraulic fracturing operation in Claysville, Pa. Technology created an energy revolution...

Justice Department appeals morning-after case

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” The Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter, a...

First full cruise season under new rules start

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 3, 2012 file photo, the first cruise ship of the season, the Carnival Spirit in Juneau, Alaska. The summer season’s first cruise ship, the Carnival Miracle, is scheduled to arrive on May 2, marking the start of tourist season....

In parts of Plains, drought fears nag in 3rd year

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – This Aug. 22, 2012 file photo shows drought-stricken cotton plants near Pocasset, Okla. Heat in 2010 and 2012 and not enough rain already have drained Oklahoma agriculture of more than...

Fed keeps stimulus, says taxes and cuts have hurt

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A video screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the interest rate decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The Fed maintained its plan to keep short-term interest rates at record lows at least until unemployment falls to 6.5...

Visa card use up but 2Q profit slips nearly 2 pct

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 25, 2013 photo, credit and debit cards are displayed for a photographer in Baltimore. Visa Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visa Inc....

Southwest Cash & Carry, serving Roswell and Southeastern NM since 1992

May 1, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Southwest Cash & Carry is conveniently located at 208 E. College Blvd. in Roswell. The phone number is (575) 623-9723. Southwest Cash & Carry, a division of Shamrock Foods, is Roswell’s premier restaurant supply store. Southwest Cash & Carry...

Shoppers face hurdles in finding ethical clothing

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated product image provided by Fair Indigo shows one of the company’s product. Fair Indigo is an online retailer that sells clothes and accessories that are certified by Fair Trade U.S.A., including $59.90 pima organic cotton dresses, $45.90...

Asia stocks down, China manufacturing growth slows

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, April 29, 2013. World stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday April 30, 2013, brushing off tepid Japanese manufacturing data a day after the Standard...