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NASA mission gives a peek of rover's Mars journey

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This image released by NASA on Tuesday Aug. 7, 2012 shows where Curiosity and its supporting hardware: Sky crane, Curiosity, Back shell, Parachute, and Heat Shield landed on the Martian surface after its successful landing last Sunday. (AP Photo/NASA) PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — NASA’s latest adventure to Mars has given the world more than just [&hellip...

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Experts: Calif refinery fire will boost gas prices

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

People view the fire at the Chevron Richmond Refinery in Richmond, Calif., Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. The fire, first reported at 6:40 p.m. Monday, is burning in a process unit at the refinery, officials said. It was sending smoke over the cities of Richmond and...

'Avengers' helps Disney smash 3Q profit forecast

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 8, 2011 file photo, people stand near the entrance to the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank , Calif. The Walt Disney Co.’s profit for the third-quarter beat analyst estimates but revenue came up short due to unchanged revenue at...

US consumers cut back on credit card use in June

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this July 18, 2012 photo, credit logos are seen on a downtown storefront as a pedestrian passes in Atlanta. U.S. consumers likely took on more debt in June, even as they largely kept spending in check. Economists forecast that consumer borrowing increased...

US employers post the most jobs in 4 years

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this June 13, 2012 file photo, job seekers wait in line at a job fair expo in Anaheim, Calif. U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The increase comes after employers added...

S&P closes over 1,400 for first time in 3 months

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE — In a July 26, 2012 file photo specialist Michael Gagliano works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged higher Monday Aug. 6, 2012, on a day marked by uncharacteristic quiet following a turbulent week. (AP...

Bank scandals tarnish London's reputation

August 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A man walks by the headquarter of Standard Chartered bank in the City of London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Shares in Standard Chartered PLC dropped sharply on Tuesday as investors reacted to U.S. charges that the bank was involved in laundering money for Iran....

Chew's Oriental Gift Shop, Coins & Currency has a large selection of coins, currency and other gift items

August 7, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The Defenders of Freedom US Mint coin set includes this 2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollar coin. Chew’s Oriental Gift Shop, Coins & Currency is located at 2513 West Second Street. Jack & Susie recently remodeled the store and welcome your visit....

Some evacuations as storm heads by Honduras coast

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at 1:45 p.m. EDT shows a swirl of clouds in the western Caribbean Sea associated with Tropical Storm Ernesto as it moves toward the Yucatan Peninsula. This storm is expected to strengthen into a hurricane...

UK bank accused of Iran money laundering scheme

August 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, a man walks past the Standard Chartered Bank building in Hong Kong. The London-based bank schemed with the Iranian government to launder $250 billion from 2001 to 2007, leaving the United States’ financial...