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Libya’s oil exports plunge as problems escalate

September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2011 file photo, a Libyan oil worker, works at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, in Brega, eastern Libya. Libya’s deputy oil minister told reporters late Tuesday, Aug, 27, 2013, that the country’s oil exports are five times less than what they were prior to the 2011 war [&hellip...

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Greek premier promises recovery from 2014

September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Riot Police buses patrol the streets of the city during the inauguration of the annual Thessaloniki International Trade Fair Saturday Sept. 7, 2013. Labor unions are planing a series of weekend demonstrations in the country’s second largest city,...

The job market Fed faces: healing but still ailing

September 7, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 photo, job seeker Johnnell Kemp, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., right, listens to Fort Lauderdale police officer Somar Lapekas, at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla., where more than 2,000 jobs were being offered by different companies...

Aussie election starts; opposition tipped to win

September 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Australia’s opposition leader Tony Abbott, second right, and his family from right, Bridget, Frances, wife Margaret and Louise cast their ballots at Freshwater Surf Club in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. Australians headed to the polls on...

FDA study says amount of arsenic in rice is low

September 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 7, 2013, file photo, farmer Ben Burgess carries a type of low-yield rice from a rice field near Coy, Ark. The Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn’t worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice — but should vary their...

US judge won’t stop Vegas newspaper buyout bid

September 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Las Vegas Sun Publisher and Editor Brian Greenspun, right, and John Moran Jr. arrive at Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse for an injunction hearing on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Las Vegas. U.S. District Judge James Mahan said he won’t stop the company...

Car prices hit record as buyers load up on options

September 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Ford shows the 2014 Ford F-150 STX SuperCrew truck. Americans are paying record prices for new cars and trucks, and they have only themselves to blame. The average sale price of a vehicle in the U.S. hit $31,252 last month, up...

Muddled US jobs picture to weigh on Fed decision

September 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 14, 2013, file photo, people check out opportunities during a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. U.S. employers added 169,000 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.3 percent, the lowest in nearly five years, according to...

Stocks flat as traders weigh weak jobs data, Syria

September 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 3, 2013, photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stock markets were tentative Friday, Sept. 6, 2012, ahead of the latest U.S. jobs report, the most important monthly indicator for the world’s largest...

Ticketmaster puts resale, unsold tickets in 1 spot

September 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CAPTION CORRECTION CHANGES TICKETMASTER PLUS TO TM+ This Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 screen shot taken from a Ticketmaster website shows a seating chart for the Dolphins-Falcons football game on Sept. 22, 2013, on the Ticketmaster website displaying resale tickets...