MENU

4 shot at South African gold mine in latest unrest

September 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Released mine workers celebrate their release at Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate’s Court, Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. The miners were among those arrested for public violence after the police opened fire on a group of striking mineworkers killing 34 and wounding 78 at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine on August 16. Last week, prosecutors...

Read More

In Chicago, lifeline schools brace for strike

September 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 photo, Vicky Kleros, principal of the Manuel Perez Jr. Elementary School in Chicago’s predominantly Hispanic Pilsen neighborhood, just southwest of downtown, poses outside her school. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen...

Mexico pres seeks to cement legacy in last address

September 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon delivers his state-of-the-nation address to Congress in Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Calderon delivered his final state-of-the-nation speech on Monday, trying to cement his legacy as the president who stabilized...

Spain sees $125 billion as enough for banks

September 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

File – In this June 26, 2012 file photo, Spain’s Economy Minister Luis De Guindos speaks during a meeting in Madrid. Spain’s government Friday Aug. 30, 2012 approved a major new financial sector reform that creates a “bad bank” to...

Israeli billionaire’s company faces money woes

September 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, July 1, 2012 file photo, Israeli businessman Nochi Dankner, sits at the annual gathering of the rabbi’s followers and supporters in the town of Netivot, southern Israel. One of Israel’s wealthiest businessmen may...

Stewart loses co-primary sponsor Office Depot

September 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Tony Stewart gets out of his car after taking the pole position during qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony...

Spanish director wins YouTube online festival

September 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Actor Michael Fassbender, and David Victori Blaya of Spain, winner of the ‘Your Film Festival’ award at the 69th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) VENICE, Italy (AP) —...

Hollywood’s summer heads south as films fizzle

September 3, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This film publicity image released by Universal Pictures shows Tadanobu Asano, left, and Taylor Kitsch in a scene from “Battleship.” Studio executives expected their biggest summer ever this year. What they got were two colossal hits...

Forget Marcus Welby: Today’s docs want a real life

September 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, SEPT. 3, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 photo Leana Wen, who is doing her medical residency in emergency medicine at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital,...

What’s next for markets? 3 experts weigh in

September 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in New York. Stocks are giving up some of their gains after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Bernanke made clear Friday that the Federal Reserve will do...