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Manufacturing drop shows weakness in Japan economy

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, July 29, 2013 photo, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda delivers a speech at a Tokyo hotel. Japan’s industrial output fell in June for the first time in five months, the government said Tuesday, July 30, 2013 as it released data highlighting the fragility of the recovery in the world’s No. 3 [&hellip...

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Asian stock markets eke out slight gains

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 29, 2013. Asian stock markets fell Monday as traders await a packed schedule of data releases this week in the U.S. and a key meeting of the Federal Reserve. Japan’s...

Hawaii braces as tropical storm crosses islands

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Pedestrians walk along Waikiki beach in Honolulu on Monday, July 29, 2013 as Tropical Storm Flossie approached Hawaii. The storm faded through the morning, but forecasters were still warning residents and tourists to brace for possible flooding, wind gusts,...

Black waves of oil washing onto Thai resort beach

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Streaks of crude oil cover the shore of Prao Bay on Samet Island in Rayong province eastern Thailand Monday, July 29, 2013. The oil spill that leaked from a pipeline has reached the popular tourist island in Thailand’s eastern sea despite continuous...

CBS chief exec says cable fee dispute unresolved

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This publicity image released by CBS shows Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer for CBS Corporation during the TCA Summer Press Tour 2013, on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) —...

1 injured in California city after surfing contest

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man passes a window broken by an unruly crowd at the Easyrider bike shop on Main Street in Huntington Beach f Monday morning July 29, 2013. An unruly crowd surged through a Southern California city’s seaside downtown after the U.S. Open of Surfing....

Fast-food workers in NYC stage strikes, rallies

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Demonstrators protest in support of fast food workers outside a McDonald’s as they demand higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation in Union Square, Monday, July 29, 2013, in New York. The national Fast Food Forward campaign is...

Panel backs lung cancer screening for some smokers

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a June 3, 2010, file photo, Dr. Steven Birnbaum works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. For the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain...

Exclusive: Signs of declining economic security

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 29 AND THEREAFTER – This photo taken Friday July 12, 2013, shows Renee Adams, left, posing with her mother Irene Salyers and son Joseph, 4, at their produce stand in Council, Va. Four out of five U.S. adults struggle with...

Omnicom, Publicis to combine into biggest ad firm

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Maurice Levy, left, Chief Executive of French advertising group Publicis, and John Wren, head of Omnicom Group exchange a pencil during a joint signature prior to a news conference in Paris, France, Sunday, July 28, 2013. Publicis and Omnicom have announced...

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