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American economy expands at modest 2 percent pace

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 25, 2012 photo shows appliances on display at Orville’s Home Appliances store in Amherst, N.Y. The government’s snapshot Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, of the U.S. economy’s growth will be its last before Americans choose a president in 11 days. It probably won’t sway many undecided voters. The first of three estimates of growth...

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Arch Coal reports sharply higher 3Q earnings

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May, 29, 2012, file photo, a train hauling coal from an Arch Coal Inc. mine in the Powder River basin of Montana and Wyoming heads north out of downtown Seattle. Arch Coal Inc. says its cost-cutting efforts helped boost third-quarter...

New landfills needed for ND oil drilling waste

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this August 2012 photo provided by the North Dakota Health Department workers expand a special landfill for oilfield waste near Sawyer, N.D. State Health Department data show the amount of so-called oilfield special waste has increased nearly 5,100 percent...

Goodyear Tire 3Q net income falls 32 percent

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, photo, shows a Ford Explorer with Goodyear tires in Jackson, Miss. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 that its third-quarter net income fell by nearly one-third as lower tire sales in Europe offset cost...

US appeals court rejects Argentine bond arguments

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

The three-masted ARA Libertad, a symbol of Argentina’s navy, sits docked at the port in Tema, outside Accra, Ghana, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Argentina announced the immediate evacuation Saturday of about 300 crew members from the Libertad, a navy...

Weak earnings reports weigh on stocks

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Michael Urkonis works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Stocks closed mostly lower Friday after investors found little to like in weak corporate earnings reports and news of only...

Savedra’s-imports from Mexico and Musica Latina

October 26, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Savedra’s has a nice selection of beautiful, cool-wearing, brightly embroidered Poblano dresses. Savedra’s is conveniently located at 114 East Bland Street. Locally owned and operated, Savedra’s has a large selection of “Musica Latina”...

In testimony, Romney was skeptical of Staples

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS NAME TO MAUREEN SULLIVAN STEMBERG, NOT MAUREEN STEMBERG SULLIVAN – Maureen Sullivan Stemberg, left, ex-wife of Staples founder Tom Stemberg, and her lawyer Gloria Allred, right, face members of the media as they arrive at Norfolk County Probate...

87-year-old Seattle developer, wife indicted

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 16, 2009 photo, Real-estate developer Michael R. Mastro leaves the federal courthouse in Seattle after testifying in bankruptcy court. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Greg Gilbert) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLEPI.COM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SEATTLE...

Samsung Electronics logs record-high profit in 3Q

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Attendees try out the new Samsung Galaxy Note II during a launch event, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in New York. Aside from the 5.5 inch screen, the Note comes with a stylus and runs the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, Jelly Bean. (AP...