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How stocks will fare in court ruling on health law

June 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Jason Harper works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, June 22, 2012. Stocks are bouncing back in early trading, a day after suffering their second-worst loss this year. The unlikely leaders: banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Insurers and other health care companies are facing costly new restrictions [&hellip...

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Stockton faces end of mediation, weighs bankruptcy

June 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2012 file photo, a Stockton city worker walks away from city hall in Stockton, Calif. Stockton, the California city with the second-highest foreclosure rate in the nation, is facing a moment of decision on whether to become the...

Tropical Storm Debby forms in the Gulf

June 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A surfer rides a wave off Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., on Saturday, June 23, 2012. A storm system will bring more heavy showers and thunderstorms to southern Florida and the Gulf Coast. This system has a high chance of tropical cyclone...

APNewsBreak: Vatican gets Fox media adviser

June 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This picture taken on Sept. 20, 2007, and released on Saturday, June 22, 2012 by Gregory Joseph Burke shows Gregory Joseph Burke as a Fox News journalist in the U.S. base of Camp Spann in Afghanistan. Greg Burke, 52, will leave Fox to become a senior...

Hawaii's island of Lanai depends on wealthy owner

June 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Oct. 5, 2011 photo, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld Keynote in San Francisco. The 3,200 people living on a rural Hawaiian island that will soon be purchased by Ellison have a laundry list of what they’d like to see...

Can Iowa's boom farm times shape White House race?

June 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, June 20, 2012 photo, Mark Beardmore leans on the front of a pickup truck at the auto dealership where he works in Carroll, Iowa. “Government needs to stay out of more things rather than infuse itself in more things,” says...

Sneakers-maker Puma tracks its carbon footprint

June 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 10, 2007 file photo, Puma sports shoes are displayed for sale in front of the company sign at a store in Munich, southern Germany. How big is your sneaker’s carbon footprint? In a quest to find out, sportswear giant Puma’s...

Obama, Romney seek advantage on health care ruling

June 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 21, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigns in Orlando, Fla. On health care, Romney’s position is clear, as is that of President Barack Obama. Obama defends his...

How stocks will fare in court ruling on health law

June 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Jason Harper works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, June 22, 2012. Stocks are bouncing back in early trading, a day after suffering their second-worst loss this year. The unlikely leaders: banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP)...

Chinese tech giant calls for cyber cooperation

June 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Huawei Technologies, speaks at the International economic forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2012. President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that reforming Russia’s economy is his top priority. Business leaders welcomed...