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'Cake Boss' to sell his creations in US stores

June 11, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by DKC Public Relations shows cakes by “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro. Valastro says he’s long wanted to give fans of his popular TLC reality show an opportunity to taste the cakes viewers watch him bake and decorate at his Hoboken, N.J., bakery. So Valastro gave his recipes to a company [&hellip...

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Mobile money plan stumbles at start in Haiti

June 11, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 4, 2012 photo, a man takes his money, along with his cell phone, at Digicel’s “TchoTcho Mobile” office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Aid agencies trying to remake Haiti after a catastrophic earthquake are promoting a new way to...

No elegant technical fixes for distracted driving

June 11, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Dylan Young, 18, poses for The Associated Press as a vehicle cruises by, Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in North Arlington, N.J. Young, a senior at North Arlington High, was in a fender-bender accident caused by being distracted while texting and driving. More than...

Poll: Americans know how to save energy, but balk

June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Cindy Shriner, a retired teacher, poses for a portrait with her 2009 Subaru Impreza in Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, June 9, 2012. Shriner buys energy-efficient light bulbs and her car gets nearly 30 miles per gallon on the highway. Still, she keeps her house at...

Plans for Oreo's historic NYC home drawing fire

June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 30, 2012 photo, Michael Phillips, Jamestown Properties Chief Executive Officer, sits during an interview at his office inside Chelsea Market in New York. One hundred years after the introduction of the Oreo, the complex that was once the former...

Obama pushes Congress to help states hire teachers

June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama talks about the economy, Friday, June 8, 2012, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants Congress to help states rehire teachers and act on a key...

SKoreans head to Peru to help search for chopper

June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provide by Andina Agency, police gather to continue searching for a missing helicopter in the department of Cuzco, Peru, Friday, June 8, 2012. Poor weather continues to impede the search for a helicopter that went missing on Wednesday in...

Activists jab Obama and Romney on economy

June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters following a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Friday, June 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Separated at rival conferences by 1,000 miles...

China's inflation eases, giving room for stimulus

June 10, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A clerk counts Chinese banknotes at a bank in Huaibei, in central China’s Anhui province, Friday June 8, 2012. China cut state-set gasoline and diesel prices for the second time in a month on Friday amid mounting government efforts to reverse a sharp...

Miss Universe pageant fights back on rigging claim

June 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Miss Universe Organization, Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin competes during the 2012 Miss USA Presentation Show on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in Las Vegas. Monnin resigned her crown claiming the contest is rigged, but according to...