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SEC lawsuit against Mark Cuban heads to trial

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 file photo, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, right, gets a pat on the back from president of basketball operations Donn Nelson before a news conference, in Dallas. The government’s insider-trading case against Cuban goes to trial Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in federal court in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM [&hellip...

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Shutdown nearing, GOP seeks health care delay

September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., walks out of a Republican caucus at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Lawmakers from both parties urged one another in a rare weekend session to give ground in their fight over preventing a...

Why investors shouldn’t fear a government shutdown

September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Storm clouds hang over Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. There have been 17 government shutdowns since 1976, ranging in length from one to 21 days. None have caused a market meltdown. The average decline in the Standard & Poor’s 500...

Workers urged to protect hearing from farm clatter

September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Tom Duerst drives his tractor planting winter wheat at his farm near Verona, Wis., Friday Sept. 27, 2013. Duerst, a 55-year-old Wisconsin dairy farmer with partial hearing loss now wears ear protection when working on the farm. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)...

Md. gun-control law sparks record gun sales

September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Frank Loane, owner of Pasadena Pawn and Gun, stands in front of a wall of assault rifles at his store in Pasadena, Md., on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Loane, who said he has seen significant boost in business this year as Maryland lawmakers debated and passed a...

In rough year, NYC-area rail has high on-time rate

September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 25, 2013 photo, commuters stand in the doorway of a Stamford bound train at Grand Central Terminal as transit on the New Haven line is running on limited capacity, in New York. Riders on Metro-North, the nation’s second largest...

Billionaire’s daughter in NJ court in will dispute

September 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Sept. 23, 2013 photo, Samantha Perelman, daughter of billionaire Ronald Perelman, and granddaughter of the late Hudson News patriarch Robert Cohen, center, looks on during opening arguments in her lawsuit against the Cohen family in Superior Court in...

Exxon to offer benefits to same-sex couples in US

September 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 1, 2008 file photo, a truck passes a pump at an Exxon Mobil station in Williamsville, N.Y. Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday, Sept. 28, 2013, that it will begin offering benefits to legally married same-sex couples in the U.S. for the...

Greenpeace to appeal activists’ jailing in Russia

September 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The US captain of the Greenpeace ship ‘Arctic Sunrise’, Peter Willcox is kept behind bars in a court room in Murmansk, Russia, on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. A Russian court on Thursday jailed Peter Willcox who was captain of the of Greenpeace ship...

Stocks fall on government shutdown worries

September 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, file photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. World stocks drifted on Friday Sept. 27, 2013, with markets in China edging slightly higher as investors stayed cautious ahead of a...