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US budget hopes boost Asia stocks

November 20, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Women walk past an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 as the yen’s recent weakness helped boost Japan’s Nikkei 225 and its heavy orientation toward exporting companies. The index in Tokyo jumped 1.6 percent to 9,171.26, a two-month high. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks rose Tuesday as investors...

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50 Cent takes swing at promoting boxing in Nevada

November 20, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

50 Cent arrives at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rapper and entrepreneur 50 Cent is taking a swing at promoting boxing in Nevada. Nevada Athletic...

Intel CEO Paul Otellini to retire in surprise move

November 20, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, file photo Intel president and CEO Paul Otellini speaks during his keynote address at the 2012 International CES tradeshow, in Las Vegas. Intel says its CEO, Paul Otellini, plans to retire in May 2013 after nearly...

Twinkies maker Hostess lives at least another day

November 20, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, file photo, Twinkies baked goods are displayed for sale at the Hostess Brands’ bakery in Denver, Colo. Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their...

Steady US housing recovery is boosting economy

November 20, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, photo, Ford Smith works on a new home under construction in Chicago. Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rose in October to its highest level in six and a half years, driven by strong demand for newly built homes and growing...

US stocks rise on hopes for budget deal, Europe

November 20, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE -In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama acknowledges House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio while speaking to reporters in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. U.S. stocks shook off their post-election slump Monday...

Master Clean Carpet Cleaning can resurrect your carpets

November 19, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

A family business, the Sosa family includes (left to right) Sammy, Elias, Amanda, Illiana, Yvonne, and Fermin. Master Clean is licensed, bonded and insured. Call 420-0965 or 622-5376 for more information.   Master Clean, a family business, offers quality...

New frontier for scaling up online classes: credit

November 19, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Nov. 15, 2012, Peter Struck, Associate Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania records a lecture by Struck on Greek Mythology in Philadelphia. In 15 years of teaching, Struck has guided perhaps a few hundred...

Wii U: New console launches in a sea of gadgets

November 19, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, people demonstrate the Nintendo’s Wii U GamePad and console in New York. Nintendo seeks to shake up gaming again with the Wii U touchscreen controller. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK...

Fiscal cliff negotiators are facing high hurdles

November 19, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 9, 2012 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gesturing during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. It’s entirely possible that lawmakers and the White House will reach a deal to avert an avalanche of tax...