MENU

Gasoline prices get early start on spring surge

January 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man buys gas at a station Thursday Jan. 31, 2013 in Los Angeles. Gasoline prices are climbing as rising economic growth boosts oil prices and temporary refinery outages crimp gasoline supplies on the East and West Coasts. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline prices are getting an early start on their annual [&hellip...

Read More

Dow logs best January in nearly 2 decades

January 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow logged its best start to the year in almost two decades. Stocks rallied in the first week of the year after U.S....

New England regulators approve steep fish cuts

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Marine Division Chief, Doug Grout, listens to the discussion during the a New England Fishery Management Council meeting in Portsmouth, N.H., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. The council met to decide 2013 limits on...

3 hurt in hotel explosion near SeaWorld San Diego

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Firefighters respond to the Heritage Hotel after an explosion on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in San Diego. The cause of the explosion is under investigation. Three people were injured in the explosion at the hotel near SeaWorld San Diego and investigators were...

Chevron fined nearly $1M for Calif. refinery fire

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2012 file photo, smoke pours from a fire at the Chevron Richmond Refinery, seen behind Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. Chevron was fined nearly $1 million by the state on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013 in connection with a fire at the...

Victims jockey to maximize refunds in PFGBest case

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Monday, April 4, 2011 file photo shows Russ Wasendorf, Sr., CEO of failed Peregrine Financial Group, Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Wasendorf is expected to be sentenced Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 to prison for embezzling up to $215 million in...

Facebook 4Q results surpass estimates, stock falls

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) NEW YORK (AP) —...

GOP lawmakers see automatic cuts as leverage

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., meets with reporters following a weekly Democratic strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a growing sense of...

Brewers want last call on beer tax growth in Tenn.

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A worker attends to a beer bottling machine at the Yazoo Brewing Co. in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Yazoo is among the brewers who are calling for an overhaul of Tennessee’s taxes on beer, which are the nation’s highest. (AP...

Mayo vies for public money for Minnesota expansion

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo, shows the Mayo Clinic. The Mayo Clinic, Minnesota’s largest private employer, pressed state lawmakers Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 to commit more than $500 million toward an ambitious development project tied to the renowned medical...