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Draghi wins 1 vs. Bundesbank; but it's not over

August 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this file photo dated Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 shows Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank as he listens to a question at a press conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Draghi announced, the European Central Bank’s latest plans to drive down borrowing costs crippling Spain and Italy, he showed he was willing [&hellip...

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Monti warns euro crisis threatens EU as a whole

August 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 4, 2012 file photo Italian Premier Mario Monti gestures as he speaks during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, unseen, during a bilateral meeting at Villa Madama in Rome. German news magazine Der Spiegel...

Stocks soar on surprisingly strong July job report

August 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Specialists Mario Picone, left, and Robert Nelson, center, work at their posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. U.S. stocks are rising sharply on Wall Street after a July jobs report revealed the strongest hiring trends in...

Procter & Gamble 4th quarter up on snack sale

August 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. said Friday that its net income climbed 45 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, boosted by the sale of its snacks division. Even without the impact of the sale, its earnings beat Wall Street expectations and the...

Viacom 3Q profit down 7 pct on TV ad decline

August 3, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Aug. 3, 2011 photo, a man walks out of the Viacom headquarters, in New York. Viacom says, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, its net income fell 7 percent in the latest quarter as advertising revenue declined more than expected, and its movie releases failed to...

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August 2, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The staff at Majestic Communications includes (left to right) Joe Fink, On-Air Personality; John Sebastian, VP Operations; Tony Clayton, On-Air Personality; Ryan Burden, Promotions Director; Gary Babcock, Engineer; Ron Stevens, On-Air Personality; and Helen...

Tent. Settlement in Seattle-area trash strike

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A seagull picks at a plastic glove amid trash in a downtown Seattle alleyway Tuesday, July 31, 2012. The Teamsters Local 117, which represents recycle-truck drivers, and Local 174, who joined them in solidarity and represents garbage-truck drivers, have been...

Indian businesses weather blackouts, but at a cost

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A customer, left, looks on as an employee of a shop checks his newly bought generator in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Factories and workshops across India were up and running again Wednesday, a day after a major system collapse led to a second...

Chile bans marketing of toys in children's food

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Nov. 8, 2010 file photo shows a Happy Meal at a McDonald’s restaurant in San Francisco, Ca. McDonald’s, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken and other fast-food companies are being sued in Chile for violating the country’s...

Atlanta region shoots down transportation tax

August 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Debbie Dooley, co-founder of the Atlanta Tea Party, sets out signs and waits for returns where T-SPLOST opposition groups gather for a election night watch at Hudson Grille in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed...