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Stocks jump after confidence, house prices surge

May 28, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 23, 2013 file photo, Trader Thomas Kay, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, May 23, 2013. U.S. stock futures are moving sharply higher Tuesday, May 28, 2013, to start the week after the three-day holiday weekend and ahead of the latest update on the [&hellip...

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Asia stocks gain amid modest Nikkei recovery

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A youth walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, May 27, 2013. The Nikkei 225 closed down 469.80 points, or 3.22 percent at 14,142.65 Monday after the yen reversed some of its recent fall against the U.S. dollar. Stocks...

Future of Colorado River on agenda in San Diego

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE–In this Sunday, April 14, 2013 file photo, hikers make their way along the banks of the Colorado River in Black Canyon south of Hoover Dam, near Willow Beach, Ariz. Decision-makers from seven Western states, Indian tribes and several conservation...

In Venezuela, voice of dissent lowering volume

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Talk show “Good Nights” host Franciso Bautista listens to a question during a news conference at his home in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, May 27, 2013. Bautista, who has often been critical of the government, announced on Twitter on Monday that he...

Border entry fee study sparks northern opposition

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 photo, cars from Canada line up to cross into the United States, in Blaine, Wash., at Peace Arch State Park. In April 2013, in its 2014 fiscal year budget proposal, the Department of Homeland Security requested permission to...

Hotel magnate, Mo. philanthropist Hammons dies

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a March 30, 2004 file photo, John Q. Hammons poses for a photo in his new 8,000 seat baseball stadium in Springfield, Mo. Hammons, a prominent hotel developer and southwest Missouri philanthropist, died Sunday, May 26, 2013 at a nursing home...

Germany’s top-selling tabloid to introduce paywall

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 11, 2009 file picture shows the Axel Springer AG publishing house headquarters, in Berlin. Europe’s most-read newspaper is introducing a paywall for part of its online offerings next month. Bild – Germany’s top-selling...

Bridge collapse a major break in trade corridor

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 24, 2013 photo, a collapsed section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River is seen in an aerial view over Mount Vernon, Wash. Part of the bridge collapsed Thursday evening, sending cars and people into the water when...

Iran’s approaching vote brings receding Web access

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 file photo, Iranians use internet in an internet cafe in central Tehran, Iran. With the presidential elections on June 14, 2013 looming to pick Ahmadinejad’s successor, the Web firewalls are closing in even more....

NY beaches open despite Superstorm Sandy scars

May 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Employees of Coney Island’s GameWorld wait for customers to arrive, Thursday, May 23, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Not all the repairs are finished, not all the sand is replaced and not every nearby businesses has recovered. Seven months...