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ACLU says Morgan Stanley over subprime loans

October 16, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Rubbie McCoy, a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against Morgan Stanley, reacts while describing her housing situation during a news conference, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 in New York. McCoy and four other Detroit homeowners are represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Michigan, The National Consumer Law Center, and a law firm. [&hellip...

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Softbank to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1B

October 16, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Softbank Corp. President Masayoshi Son speaks during a joint press conference with Sprint Nextel Corp. Chief Executive Dan Hesse in Tokyo Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Tokyo-based mobile carrier Softbank has reached a deal with Sprint to acquire 70 percent of the...

Confident consumers give US retail sales a lift

October 16, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 24, 2012, photo, Jessica McEntee looks through dresses while shopping at a clothing boutique in Cambridge, Mass. Shoppers spent 5.6 percent more in September than last year at small retailers, which represents the slowest year-over-year growth...

Stocks higher after retail sales improve

October 16, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders Ronald Madarasz, left, and Vincent Quinones work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Stocks opened higher Monday on Wall Street after a strong report on retail sales. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Stocks rose on Monday after a...

Broadmoor Center presents Western Finance & The Medicine Shop

October 15, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The friendly staff at The Medicine Shop includes (top, left to right) Adrianne Anchondo, Support Staff; Bernadette Daleske, CPT (Certified Pharmacy Technician); Yvonne Harris, RPh; Tanya Santana, Support Personnel; and Norene Lyons, CPT. (Not shown are Eldon...

Cornell NYC Tech campus mixes students, executives

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this rendering provided by Kilograph, part of the proposed Cornell NYC Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York is shown. Newly released plans show there will be company offices along with classrooms at a high-tech New York City graduate school that’s...

UAW president King: Union sitting out bridge vote

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This July 17, 2012 photo shows traffic moving across the Ambassador Bridge over the Detroit River in Detroit. United Auto Workers President Bob King says his union will remain neutral on Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Moroun’s ballot proposal to require...

‘League of Legends’ crowns $1M champions

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by Riot Games shows publicity artwork for the videogame “League of Legends.” The dizzying world championships of the online battle arena game “League of Legends” concluded Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, inside the...

Occupy London activists stage St Paul’s protest

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Four women activists of the Occupy movement protest chained to the pulpit inside St Paul’s Cathedral as preparations for evensong take place in London, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Several supporters of the anti-corporate Occupy movement chained themselves to...

Big separatist gains in local Belgian elections

October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Leader of the NVA party Bart De Wever makes a victory sign as he stands on the balcony of the city hall after his party won the city elections in Antwerp, Belgium, on Sunday Oct. 14, 2012. NVA, a separatist party, wants to use Antwerp as a base for breaking...