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7 hot cars at the LA Auto Show

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

The new Toyota RAV4 is unveiled at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. The annual Los Angeles Auto Show opened to the media Wednesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The show opens to the public on Friday, November 30. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) The Los Angeles Auto Show opens [&hellip...

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Fed survey: US economy growing at steady pace

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, photo, Nancy Barch, left, and Itzel Nino work on assembly line at Generac Power Systems, Inc., one of the largest makers of residential generators in the U.S., in Whitewater, Wis. A pickup in consumer spending and steady home...

Adele’s ’21′ sells more than 10 million copies

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2012 file photo, performer Adele arrives for the Brit Awards 2012 at the O2 Arena in London. The 24-year-old British songstress’ album “21” has sold more than 10 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album...

Zip line to zing tourists through downtown Vegas

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Showgirls and others stand beside Slotzilla during a press conference in Las Vegas Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Slotzilla is a permanent zipline attraction planned for downtown Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourists...

Record Powerball result of changes to boost sales

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A customer purchases lottery tickets for the Powerball lottery at Foster Stationery in Bergenfield, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. The jackpot for Powerball’s weekend drawing has climbed to $325 million, the fourth-largest in the game’s history....

HK car park investment craze raises bubble fear

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Cars are parked near empty spots at a residential building in Hong Kong Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Investors looking for new areas to park their cash in Hong Kong are driving up prices for parking spaces, sparking fears of a bubble in the Asian financial center....

Lines by Madonna and other celebs pop up in stores

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 23, 2012, photo, Wonderstruck body lotion from the Taylor Swift collection is displayed at a Lord & Taylor department store in New York. Celebrities have long dabbled in design, but with the growth of TV shows and websites that follow...

US economy gets lift from consumers, businesses

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE -In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, Tonya Thomas, of Russellville, Ky., makes her way through the aisles at Best Buy in Bowling Green, Ky. U.S. consumer confidence rose this month to its highest level in almost five years, helped by a better...

Stocks slide on ‘fiscal cliff’ warning

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Investors are taking little comfort from the latest deal to deliver financial aid to Greece and increases in U.S. consumer...

LSP: Explosives improperly stored at Camp Minden

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo released Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 by the Louisiana State Police shows piles of explosive powder stored at the Camp Minden industrial site that officials say were improperly housed by a company. State police and Webster Parish sheriff’s...