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Cypriots’ president defends bailout deal

March 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People queue to use an ATM machine outside of a Laiki Bank branch in Larnaca, Cyprus, Saturday, March 16, 2013. Many rushed to cooperative banks which are open Saturdays in Cyprus after learning that the terms of a bailout deal that the cash-strapped country hammered out with international lenders includes a one-time levy on bank [&hellip...

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Eurozone seeks to broker deal on Cyprus bailout

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, left, speaks with Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde during an extraordinary meeting of the eurogroup at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, March 15, 2013. European finance...

Clinton announces microloan program in Ark.

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former President Bill Clinton speaks in Little Rock, Ark., on Friday, March 15, 2013. to help announce the launch of an initiative to expand the availability of microloans for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Little Rock area. (AP...

LA Times hack: Security breach or harmless prank?

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2006 file photo, a worker cleans an entrance to the Los Angeles Times building in Los Angeles. Federal authorities allege that Matthew Keys provided hackers with login information to access the Tribune Company’s computer...

Boeing aims to wrap up 787 testing in 2 weeks

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Boeing Commercial Airplanes Vice President and Chief Project Engineer Mike Sinnett poses with a model of newly designed 787’s battery during a news conference in Tokyo, Friday, March 15, 2013. Boeing executives said commercial flights of its grounded...

Tenn. university proposes fracking on its own land

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters gather on the plaza across from the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, March 15, 2013, to speak out against a University of Tennessee plan to allow hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas on a state-owned tract of rolling woodland....

Europe eases the austerity whip _ a little

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Students march under the snow while they protest against austerity measures on state schools, in Pamplona, northern Spain on Thursday, March 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Three and a half years into its government-debt...

Nigeria summons US official over tweets on pardon

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, governor of Bayelsa state, as he makes a speech in Kaiama, in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria in this file photo dated May, 16, 2005. Presidential adviser Doyin Okupe said Wednesday March 13, 2013, that Nigeria’s Council...

So the Dow hit a record; now where do we go?

March 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 17, 1991 file photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as trading pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the 3,000 mark. It’s impossible to predict how the Dow, that popular barometer of the stock...

$917M in unclaimed tax refunds to expire April 15

March 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 8, 2008, file photo, blank U.S. Treasury checks are seen on an idle press at the Philadelphia Regional Financial Center, which disburses payments on behalf of federal agencies. If you didn’t bother filing a federal tax return...