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House to vote on drought relief, farm bill

July 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Drought-damaged corn stalk is seen near Brownville, Neb., Thursday, July 26, 2012. The widest drought to grip the United States in decades is getting worse with no signs of abating. The drought covering two-thirds of the continental U.S. had been considered relatively shallow, the product of months without rain, rather than years, but a report [&hellip...

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Facebook's stock sinks, so who should buy it?

July 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 16, 2012 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook’s stock hit a new low Friday, July 27, 2012, after it reported second-quarter results that disappointed investors. The stock fell $3.90, or...

Unemployment could stay high as US economy slows

July 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, May 1, 2012, file photo, worker Maria Contrero, of Boston, removes an elite running shoe from a sole press during the assembly process at the New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. factory in Boston. A U.S. economy that plodded along in...

Dow blows past 13,000 on hope for action in Europe

July 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, July 26, 2012. The Dow Jones industrial average on Thursday jumped 212 points following big gains in European markets. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with Facebook, Starbucks...

Debbie’s Dealz offers designer inspired purses and wallets plus jewelry and much, much more

July 27, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

One of many western necklaces that they sell at Debbie’s Dealz. Please call 627-5423 or 910-1536 for more information. Debbie’s Dealz is located at 320 North Main Street in downtown Roswell. Debbie’s Dealz, located at 320 North Main, sells a large...

Starbucks cuts outlook as world economy struggles

July 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Thursday, July 12, 2012, photo, Starbucks patrons use laptop computers at a shop in Cambridge, Mass. Starbucks Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Galaxy phones drive Samsung to record profit again

July 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 7, 2010 file picture a man walks past near the logos of the Samsung Electronics at its show room in Seoul, South Korea. A Duesseldorf, Germany, court has issued a split decision in a patent dispute between rivals Apple and Samsung...

Amazon.com meets tiny 2Q profit expectations

July 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2010 file photo, United Parcel Service (UPS) driver Paul Musial lifts an Amazon.com box in Palo Alto, Calif. Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday, July 26, 2012 reported second-quarter earnings that matched Wall...

Syrian defector wants to help unify opposition

July 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, right, and Syrian Brig. Gen. Manaf Tlass walk before a Ramadan fast-breaking dinner at Davutoglu’s residence in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, July 26, 2012. The general, who defected from Syria, made a surprise...

Report shows US drought rapidly intensifying

July 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Dry corn is pictured in a field as rain clouds threaten near Paoli, Okla., Thursday, July 26, 2012. A brief respite from the drought was expected with rain chances of 50 to 60 percent across Oklahoma through sunrise Friday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) ST. LOUIS...