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Puerto Rico court strikes down new pension law

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 15, 2014 file photo, demonstrators touch a giant Puerto Rican flag from underneath as they protest at the labor department during a teachers strike in San Juan, Puerto Rico. From the intriguing to the impossible, there is no shortage of ideas for fixing Puerto Rico’s ailing economy as the government [&hellip...

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JPMorgan’s first-quarter profit falls 20 percent

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 11, 2012 file photo, people stand in the lobby of JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York. JPMorgan, one of the nation’s biggest banks and the largest U.S. investment bank, reports its first-quarter earnings before the market opens...

Stocks fall on jitters over earnings, tech rout

April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist Anthony Rinaldi works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 11, 2014. Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in early trading. Technology and biotech stocks also fell, a day after the worst...

Gov. Snyder signs bill to block scrap metal thefts

April 10, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

\ From left: Michigan State reps. Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, Paul Muxlow, R-Brown City; Governor Rick Snyder, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Detroit, Senator Mike Kowall, R-White Lake and the gentleman on the far right is unknown. Governor Snyder is signing a...

Longtime Canadian finance minister dies

April 10, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

File-This May 2, 2006, file photo shows then Finance Minister Jim Flaherty shaking hands with Prime Minister Stephen Harper as he tables the Budget in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Flaherty, the former finance minister who took the...

PG&E offers $250K reward in California grid attack

April 10, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Keith Stephens, senior director of business lines and field operations communications for Pacific Gas & Electric Co., center, as James Fama, left, vice president of energy delivery for Edison Electric Institute and Gregg Lemler, vice president of...

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show

April 10, 2014 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 23, 2012 file photo shows TV personality Stephen Colbert at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball in Los Angeles. CBS on Thursday, April 10, 2014, announced that Colbert, the host of “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David...

Investors flee tech stocks again, pummeling Nasdaq

April 10, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader John Yaccarine works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, April 10, 2014. U.S. stock indexes are slipping lower in early trading Thursday as investors pick over a mixed batch of corporate earnings reports. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW...

US warns Russia of tougher sanctions over Ukraine

April 10, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference during the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Lagarde said the global economy is finally turning the...

California city turns up heat on Sriracha maker

April 10, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In the Oct. 29, 2013 file photo, Sriracha chili sauce is produced at the Huy Fong Foods factory in Irwindale, Calif. The Irwindale City Council declared Wednesday, April 9, 2014, that the factory that produces the popular Sriracha hot sauce is a...