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Schlumberger reports big 4Q loss, says cut 10,000 more jobs

January 21, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

HOUSTON (AP) — Schlumberger said Thursday that it lost more than $1 billion and slashed another 10,000 jobs in the fourth quarter as tumbling energy prices took their toll on the world’s largest oilfield services company. Like others in the industry, Schlumberger NV has been hard hit by the downturn in the energy sector and [&hellip...

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Japan will lift Iran sanctions following nuclear deal

January 21, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese Cabinet approved Friday the lifting of sanctions on Iran, following the recent completion of a landmark deal to try to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. The widely expected move will allow Japanese companies to pursue...

In Tech: Minecraft for schools, Amazon Dash, data encryption

January 20, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Microsoft is buying the educational version of Minecraft and has plans to create a bigger and better version of the popular world-building video game that’s designed for classrooms. The Redmond, Washington, software company will partner with...

Viacom slashes exec pay amid lawsuit over Redstone’s health

January 20, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 20, 2013, file photo, media mogul Sumner Redstone arrives at the 2013 MOCA Gala celebrating the opening of the Urs Fischer exhibition at MOCA, in Los Angeles. Attorneys for Redstone’s ex-girlfriend and longtime companion, Manuela Herzer,...

Drug industry to fight superbugs together with governments

January 20, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Dozens of makers of medicines and diagnostic tests have joined together in an unprecedented effort to tackle “superbugs” — infections that increasingly don’t respond to drugs and threaten millions of people in...

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Roswell Community Federal Credit Union – Membership Matters!

January 20, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Roswell Community Federal Credit Union believes “you reap what you sow” and this principal keeps us involved in the community and serving your members with excellence. When you become a member at RCFCU you are joining your family, friends and neighbors...

Asian stocks down after US turbulence, weak China growth

January 19, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. China’s stock benchmark plunged more than 5 percent and other Asian markets fell Monday as Wall Street’s decline and...

JC Penney to start selling home appliances again

January 19, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, file photo, J.C. Penney General Manager Bridie Clinkscales hands out sales papers to Thanksgiving Day shoppers as they line up outside of the store at Eastdale Mall in Montgomery, Ala. Average price cuts this year on many...

Shareholder suit targets Viacom, CBS payments to Redstone

January 19, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A shareholder of Viacom and CBS is suing the boards of the two media companies over payments to chairman Sumner Redstone. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Delaware Chancery Court, says company directors breached their fiduciary duties to...

Retirement liabilities remain despite state budget surplus

January 18, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown holds a budget chart as he discusses his proposed 2016-17 state budget at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Despite a budget surplus in his proposed $122.6 billion spending plan, Brown and lawmakers face...

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