MENU

Fishing industry feels loss of Frank’s retirement

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

File – In this Nov. 28, 2011 file photo, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., is surrounded by members of the media after announcing in Newton, Mass., he will not seek reelection in 2012. Frank’s decision to retire is being met with dismay by members of the New England fishing industry, especially in New Bedford, a city [&hellip...

Read More

Is Nevada recovering? Depends who you ask

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

Boyd Gaming’s multi-billion dollar stalled Echelon project sits idle on the Las Vegas Strip Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, in Las Vegas. Across this hardest-hit Western state, a battle of perceptions is being waged over whether Nevada is on the edge of economic...

85-year-old says she was strip searched at JFK

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated family photo provided by Bruce Zimmerman, Lenore Zimmerman is shown. Zimmerman, 85, who arrived in a wheelchair for a flight at New York’s Kennedy Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, said that she was required to go through a strip search...

Leaders at Americas talks: world economy top worry

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is seen on a large TV screen, flanked by paintings of Latin America Independence heros Simon Bolivar, left, and Antonio Jose de Sucre, while speaking at the second working session of the Community of Latin American and...

Rocky first year for new Resorts owners in NJ

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 28, 2011 file photo, Bob McDevitt, president of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE casino workers union, addresses a protest outside Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. The union held a dozen demonstrations outside Resorts over the summer to...

Italian PM briefs politicians on austerity plan

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

From left, Future and Liberty, FLI, lawmaker Benedetto Della Vedova, Union of the Center, UDC, party leader Pier Ferdinando Casini and Alliance for Italy, API, party leader Francesco Ruteli meet journalists at Chigi Palace, the Premier’s office, in...

Why’s it so hard to make money running an airline?

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 23, 2008 file photo, an aviation ground crew member pumps fuel into a Southwest Airlines’ plane at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles. Why is it so hard to make money in the airline business? Airlines buy...

North Mexico wilts under worst drought on record

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

A cow tries to eat from a dried out cactus on a field near the city of Torreon, Mexico, Thursday Dec. 1, 2011. Mexico is seeing the worst drought since 1941, when the country began recording rainfall. Drought will continue to plague northern Mexico during the...

Republicans seek support for a payroll tax plan

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

House Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Courting disaffected conservatives, House Republican leaders offered Friday to...

Unemployment rate drops to lowest since 2009

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 3, 2011 file photo, Maria Aplington, from United Parcel Service, helps Craig Wooten, of Portland, navigate their web site during a hiring event for UPS at WorkSource Oregon, in Portland, Ore. The unemployment rate fell last month to...