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Former Citi chief Pandit gets $6.7 million bonus

November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 7, 2011 file photo, Vikram Pandit, CEO of CitiGroup, speaks at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association annual meeting, in New York. Citigroup has paid its former CEO Pandit, who resigned abruptly in October 2012, a bonus of $6.7 million for work he did for the bank this year. [&hellip...

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Fisheries nations set to discuss bluefin tuna

November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE– In this Friday, March 26, 2010 file photo, a local fisherman carries a tuna at a fishing port in Nachikatsuura, southwestern Japan. After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan...

Stagnant US exports to Cuba belie fair’s optimism

November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this picture taken Monday Nov. 5, 2012 people attend during the 30th Havana International Fair in Havana, Cuba. Many of America’s best-known brands were on display at a Havana exposition center this past week as representatives hawked some of the few...

Farm bill could hinge on budget talks

November 11, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, listens at left as Committee Chair Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. speaks about the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol...

Congressmen: Army Corps should help LI get power

November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this aerial photograph, heavy equipment pushes sand to restore a barrier dune along the Atlantic Ocean on Long Beach Island, N.J., Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, after the region was pounded by Superstorm Sandy the previous week. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) BETHPAGE, N.Y....

J.C. Penney reports hefty 3Q loss

November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, June 19, 2012 file photo, shoppers walk in a J.C. Penney story in Plano, Texas. J.C. Penney Co. reported a bigger-than-expected loss in the third quarter on plummeting sales as customers continue to reject its move get rid of...

Boeing sued over US-Poland plane that crash-landed

November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 file photo, a LOT airlines Boeing 767 makes an emergency landing at the Warsaw, Poland airport. The plane was en route from Newark with 230 people on board but no one was injured. Passengers on the plane that...

Spanish woman jumps to her death as eviction looms

November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A couple at risk of being evicted wear vests reading ‘Stop Evictions’ as they walk with their daughter during a protest against evictions in Madrid, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. A woman in Spain jumped to her death from her balcony in a suburb of the...

After 3 bumpy years, Europe turns corner on crisis

November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes the governor of the Banca d’Italia and candidate for the European Central Bank presidency Mario Draghi at the chancellery in Berlin. The worst of...

US economic growth was likely stronger in Q3

November 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 photo, a container ship passes the Florida Power & Light Port Everglades Plant on its way to unload its cargo at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles in September at...