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China, EU reach settlement on solar panels

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 17, 2013 photo, workers assemble solar panels at a factory in Hefei, in central China’s Anhui province. The Europe Union and Chinese solar panel exporters said Saturday, July 27, 2013 that they had reached a settlement in their long trade dispute, with the exporters agreeing to sell their products at a minimum [&hellip...

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Detroit bankruptcy another setback for unions

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 24, 2013 file photo protesters carry a sign outside the Levin Federal Courthouse in Detroit. Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing is a major setback for public sector unions that have spent years trying to ward off cuts to the...

FAA certifies first 2 drones for domestic flight

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Nick Morgan, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, prepares to launch the Puma drone into the wind on the stern of the Research Vessel Tatoosh during a research mission near the Quillayute Needles Archipelago off the coast of La Push, in a...

Texas oilman, fracking pioneer Mitchell dies at 94

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Nov. 8, 2007 photo, George P. Mitchell poses with a statue himself at The Woodlands at Town Green Park in The Woodlands, Texas. Mitchell, Texas oil man, real estate developer, and one of Houston’s wealthiest businessmen, died Friday, July 26,...

Hacker who made ATMs spit out cash dies in Calif.

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 28, 2010 file photo, Barnaby Jack demonstrates an attack on two automated teller machines during the Black Hat technology conference in Las Vegas. JACK, a prominent hacker who discovered a way to have ATM machines spit out cash and...

Vegas casino expansion pushes out 9/11 memorial

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 22, 2011 file photo, Victor, left, and Ben Ortega, brothers from El Paso, Texas, walk along the September 11 memorial outside the New York-New York casino, in Las Vegas. The memorial, which held a rotating collection of firefighter...

Assessing plans for plugging Gulf gas well

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A fire is seen on the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Natural gas spewed uncontrolled from the well on Tuesday after a blowout that forced the evacuation of 44 workers aboard the drilling...

Toyota top-selling automaker despite China slump

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo, school boys look at Toyota Lexus LS600hL displayed at Toyota Motor Corp.’s showroom Toyota Mega Web in Tokyo. Toyota shrugged off China sales woes to stay the world’s top selling automaker...

Signs point _ finally _ to end of Europe recession

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo a CLA car is assembled in the car manufacturing plant of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary Kft., an affiliate of Daimler AG of German carmaker Mercedes-Benz in Kecskemet, 85 kms southeast of Budapest,...

Hedge funds: from rock stars to fallen stars?

July 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This combination image of Associated Press file photos shows from left, Philip Falcone testifying in Washington on Nov. 13, 2008, Raj Rajaratnam leaving Federal Court in New York on Thursday, March 10, 2011, Kenneth Griffin testifying on Capitol Hill in...