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Biden promotes Obama’s jobs plan in Michigan

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to public safety officers at a fire department building to promote the American Jobs Act, which he said would pump $5 billion into supporting jobs for police and firefighters, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Flint, Mich. At left is Flint mayor Dayne Walling. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Charles V. Tines) [&hellip...

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Herman Cain’s sudden surge powered by 9-9-9 plan

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Republican presidential candidate businessman Herman Cain speaks during a Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Daniel Acker, Pool) ATLANTA (AP) — If there’s a policy star in the...

Peanut shortage sending peanut butter prices up

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday Oct. 13, 2009 file photo, Georgia peanut farmer Tim Burch checks peanuts in a Baker County, Ga. Scorching heat, little rain and the draw of more lucrative crops could produce on the smallest peanut harvests in recent memory. U.S....

WSJ accused of unorthodox boost to circulation

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Copies of the European edition of the Wall Street Journal lie on a street in London Wednesday Oct 12 2011. Britain’s Guardian newspaper said Wednesday that it had seen emails and documents showing that The Wall Street Journal funneled money through...

Buffett: New approach needed on hunger in Africa

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE- This file photo from July 8, 2010 shows philanthropist Howard Buffett, son of Warren Buffett, at the annual Allen & Co. Media summit in Sun Valley, Idaho. Buffett says no one solution can help the several hundred million struggling farmers across...

Chrysler, UAW finally agree on new contract

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 25, 2011 file photo, General Holiefield, Vice President and Director, United Auto Wokers Chrysler Department, from left, UAW President Bob King; Al Iacobelli, Chrysler Vice President Employee Relations, and Scott Garberding, Chrysler...

Next moves uncertain on Obama jobs bill

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Desermithe Cyrius demonstrates for jobs outside of the offices of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Doral, Fla. Rubio voted against a jobs bill Tuesday night, which failed to get enough votes to move forward in the Senate. (AP...

PepsiCo 3Q profit climbs on snack, beverage sales

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Oct. 10, 2011 photo shows cans of Pepsi, posed in Philadelphia. PepsiCo Inc.’s third-quarter profit rose 4 percent, benefiting from higher prices and strong sales of its snacks and beverages.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke) PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — PepsiCo...

Asia stocks down after Slovakia setback on debt

October 12, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Specialist Donald Vaneck works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. One of Wall Street’s quietest days in month, Tuesday ended mixed after investors spent the day waiting to see if Slovakia would block an expansion of...

Hurricane Jova bears down on Mexican resort coast

October 12, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A family takes shelter in an elementary school classroom in Jaluco, Mexico, Tuesday Oct. 11, 2011. Jova weakened a little as it neared land, but it still had maximum sustained winds of 100 mph, the U.S. National Hurricane Center reported, forecast to make...