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Oil prices fall after warning from World Bank

October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, photo, workers count the small currency notes from bus fares at the accounting center of a bus company in Rizhao city in east China’s Shandong province. A strong warning from the World Bank that growth in Asia may slow further dragged the price of oil Monday, Oct. 8, [&hellip...

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Re-elected Chavez faces likely economic reckoning

October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez greets his supporters from the Miraflores presidential palace balcony in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Chavez won re-election and a new endorsement of his socialist project Sunday, surviving his closest race...

Eurogroup chief: Lenders, Greece should agree soon

October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras , left, talks with International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde, during the Eurogroup meeting, in Luxembourg, Monday Oct. 8, 2012. Finance ministers from the nations sharing the euro currency assess...

China art auctioneers face off with foreign rivals

October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Staff members listen to collectors’ offers on the phone during the autumn sale of China Guardian Auctions Co., in Hong Kong Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Chinese and international auction houses are encroaching on each other’s territory in Hong Kong and...

YouTube takes original programming venture abroad

October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This Dec.31, 2008 file photo taken through a magnifying glass shows a video of German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivering her New Year’s speech beside the Youtube channel of the German government. YouTube announced Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, that it is...

Allison’s Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning says, ‘Clean carpets last longer’

October 8, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The kids are back in school! Now would be a great time to get your carpets and tile cleaned. Harry Allison and Chelsie Allison of Allison’s Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning, stand with their two service trucks. Call Allison’s...

US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

October 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2012, Charles Ding, Huawei Technologies Ltd’s senior vice president for the U.S., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee as lawmakers probe whether Chinese tech giants’...

Social media among threats to greeting card makers

October 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Universal Uclick shows Judith Martin, aka “Miss Manners”. The Associated Press talked with Miss Manners to give readers some pro tips to deal with the evolving etiquette of expressing sincere sentiments in an...

$1.4T in states’ pension fights foreshadowed in RI

October 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 photo retiree Jamie Reilly, of North Providence, R.I., drives her car in North Attleboro, Mass. Reilly left her job as a secretary at age 50, thinking her 30 years of state employment would mean good benefits during her later...

Iran rulers eye currency mess from protected perch

October 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Iranians shop at Tehran’s old main bazaar in downtown Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Iran’s parliament on Sunday abandoned its planned impeachment of a Cabinet minister over the free-fall of the country’s currency, opting instead to...