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Hundreds watch as San Diego power plant imploded

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The South Bay Power Plant collapses after imploding, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Chula Vista, Calif. In a matter of minutes, a hulking power plant that loomed over San Diego Bay since the late 1950s was demolished Saturday, to make way for a city park. The implosion, which had been months in the planning, turned [&hellip...

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House speaker pushing tax credits, more expected

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2013 file photo, Rep. Andy Tobin, R-Paulden, Arizona House Speaker, speaks during a new conference in Phoenix. A proposal by Speaker Tobin to increase a tax credit given to business who invest in research and development by 200...

Inventor of Etch A Sketch dies in France at 86

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This undated photo provided by Ohio Art shows a classic Etch A Sketch which was introduced in 1960. The Ohio Art Co., based in Bryan, Ohio, says 86-year-old Andre Cassagnes, the inventor of the Etch A Sketch, died Jan. 16, 2013, in a Paris...

Report: FAA lags on fulfilling airline safety law

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 12, 2009, file photo, the wreckage of Continental flight 3407 lies amid smoke at the scene after crashing into a suburban Buffalo home and erupting into flames, killing all 48 people aboard and at least one person on the ground,...

China poised to control strategic Pakistani port

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, March 21, 2002 file photo, Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, left, with Chinese Vice Premier Wu Bangguo, center, leaves the port under tight security after a ground breaking ceremony of Gwadar Port Project, 700 kilometers...

Refining margins boost 4Q profit at Exxon Mobil

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2013/20130201/14/53fea731dff34603280f6a7067008316.jpg FILE – This Jan. 27, 2011 file photo shows an Exxon sign in Carnegie, Pa. Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, that fourth-quarter earnings rose 6...

33 die in Mexico oil company office building blast

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rescue workers, firefighters and military search for survivors at the site of an explosion in a building at Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX complex, in Mexico City, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. The explosion killed more than 10 people and injured some...

Detroit, Toyota see big US sales gains in January

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 photo, Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. Ford, Chrysler and General Motors all reported double-digit gains for January as last year’s momentum in U.S. auto sales continued into 2013, according to...

Dow ends above 14,000 for 1st time since Oct. 2007

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader John Panin, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly topped 14,000 on Friday morning, a milestone not seen since before the financial crisis rocked the markets and the world...

14 dead, at least 100 hurt in Mexico oil co. blast

January 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An emergency responder walks with a search dog as emergency workers and firefighters search for trapped survivors at the site on an explosion in a building at Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX complex, in Mexico City, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. The...