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GE signs Myanmar deals after US eases sanctions

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S ambassador to Myanmar, Derek Mitchell speaks during the signing ceremony between Sea Lion Co. Ltd., General Electric Healthcare and Bahosi and Pun Hlaing Hospitals in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, July. 14, 2012. General Electric became the first American firm to sign a business deal in Myanmar after Washington eased key investment sanctions on the former...

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Colorado cantaloupes return; growers push safety

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Produce manager Nate Codina holds a cut Rocky Ford cantaloupes at a Denver Kings Soopers market on Friday, July 13, 2012. Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets Friday, and growers of the Rocky Ford melons are going on the offensive to restore the...

With slower growth, China can't play economic hero

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A security guard tries a bicycle near exhibited furniture during a consumer products exhibition in Beijing Friday, July 13, 2012. China’s economic growth slowed to a new three-year low in the latest quarter as exports and consumer spending weakened. (AP...

The noisiest shareholder activist takes a break

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 11, 1971 file photo, Evelyn Y. Davis wears hotpants as she speaks at the annual stockholders meeting of the Communications Satellite Corp. in Washington. For decades, Davis, who has been buying a few shares of big companies, attends...

After 24 years of toil, SE Ark. gets 4-lane US 65

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this August 4, 2010, file photo, traffic begins crossing the newly opened U.S. 82 River Bridge spanning the Mississippi River between Greenville, Miss., and Lake Village, Ark. Twenty-four years and $200 million later, drivers can motor through...

JPMorgan Chase launches a stock market rally

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In a Tuesday, July 10, 2012, file photo, traders work at the start of early trading at the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slid for a sixth day Thursday, July 12, 2012, as concern spread that weaker global economic growth and the European debt...

JPMorgan traders may have sought to conceal losses

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon enter the company’s headquarters in New York Friday, July 13, 2012. JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, said Friday that its loss from a highly publicized trading blunder had grown to $4.4 billion in the...

APNewsBreak: Tube wear detailed at CA nuke plant

July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – A March 1, 2010 file photo, shows the San Onofre nuclear power plant in north San Diego County, Calif. Federal regulators say design flaws appear to be the cause of excessive wear in tubing that carries radioactive water through the San Onofre...

Lawmakers furious over China-made Olympic uniform

July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This product image released by Ralph Lauren shows U.S. Olympic athletes, from left, swimmer Ryan Lochte, decathlete Bryan Clay, rower Giuseppe Lanzone and soccer player Heather Mitts modeling the the official Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade...

South Korea unexpectedly lowers key policy rate

July 13, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Kim Choong-soo, governor of the Bank of Korea, announces the benchmark call rate during a press conference at the bank’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 12, 2012. South Korea’s central bank unexpectedly lowered its key interest...