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America expands once again _ digitally, this time

May 19, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

The Chrysler Building is visible behind the animated facade of the Nasdaq MarketSite, welcoming the Facebook IPO, in New York’s Times Square, Friday, May 18, 2012. Facebook’s stock is trading up Friday, as investors seek to put a dollar value on the company that turned online social networking into a global cultural phenomenon. (AP Photo/Richard...

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Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken May 15, 2012, in Hope, Alaska, Cherryl Stavish poses at her Winter Cafe restaurant. Stavish works Saturdays at the Hope Post Office, and says if the U.S. Postal Service follows through on its plan to cut the rural Alaska post...

House OKs continued war in Afghanistan

May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes questions during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The House endorsed the continued war in Afghanistan on Thursday...

Wal-Mart’s 1Q profit up 10.1 percent

May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2012, file photo, customers walk into and out of a Wal-Mart store in Methuen, Mass. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 10.1 percent increase in first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates, reported Thursday, May 17, 2012....

Gap 1Q profit flat but outlook bright, shares rise

May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2012, file photo, people walk past a Gap store at the Derby Street Shoppes complex in Hingham, Mass. Gap Inc. is expected to report its earnings Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Revenue...

Caretaker Greek Cabinet, legislators sworn in

May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Members of parliament from the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party, center background, remain seated as Greek Muslim lawmakers take the oath, not seen, during the swearing in ceremony at the Greek parliament in Athens, Thursday, May 17, 2012. Among the...

Bill would repeal vehicle asset limit for welfare

May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-West Covina, urged lawmakers to approve his bill that would end poor families in the CalWorks program from having to give up their car if it was worth more than $4,650, during the Assembly session at the Capitol at the Capitol...

Schilling’s company gives RI bad $1.1M check

May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, center, is followed by members of the media as he departs the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation headquarters, in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Schilling briefed Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln...

KBIM NewsTalk 910 is now also available at 93.7 FM and The Country Giant 94.9 FM is still rollin’ along…..   in the ‘Cruzer’

May 17, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

KBIM AM NewsTalk 910 and The Country Giant 94.9 staff includes (left to right) Tom “A” Ruiz, Kevin “BEE” Bonner, Donna Whitehead, Rita Niccum, Don Niccum, John Merchant, Todd Verciglio and Darryl Burkfield. (Not shown is “Wild Joe”.) Please call...

Deere fiscal 2Q profit rises, beats expectations

May 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In an Aug. 31, 2011 photo people examine John Deere farming equipment on display during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. Deere & Co. said Wednesday May 16, 2012 that its fiscal second-quarter profit jumped 17 percent on continued growth in global...