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Senate kills $85 billion Va budget as Dems balk

April 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Mark Herring, D-Loudon, gestures during debate on the budget conferees report at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2012. The Senate failed to pass the budget. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For the third time this year, Virginia’s two-year budget has died in the Senate’s partisan crossfire, risking...

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Argentina's oil takeover riles investors

April 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

People walk by a wall plastered with signs that read in Spanish “They are ours. CFK. YPF. They are Argentine” in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday April 17, 2012. President Cristina Fernandez pushed forward a bill to renationalize the...

Yahoo's 1Q results show progress under new CEO

April 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Dec. 1, 2010 file photo, a person walks by Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Investors will be tuning into Yahoo Inc.’s first-quarter earnings call after the market close Tuesday to hear more details about CEO Scott Thompson’s plans...

2nd panel blasts GSA for parties, trips, bonuses

April 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

GSA Deputy Administrator Susan Brita testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, before the House Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management subcommittee hearing of an excessive conference at a Las Vegas resort by...

Coca-Cola expanding reach worldwide for profit

April 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, cases of Coca-Cola are seen on a counter at a local store in West Bath, Maine, in this photo illustration. The Coca-Cola Co. said Tuesday, April 17, 2012, that its net income rose 8 percent in the first quarter as...

The Wall Street heretic who called Apple's swoon

April 18, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This April 5, 2012 photo shows the company logo at the Apple Store in London. No one is sure why Apple’s stock finally stopped rising last week, but you might point a finger at Walter Piecyk, a veteran analyst who apparently has uncanny timing when it...

Hollywood warms to China's new openness

April 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this publicity image released by Columbia Pictures, Jaden Smith as Dre, left, and Jackie Chan as Mr. Han are shown in a scene from “The Karate Kid,” a co-production between Columbia Pictures and China Film Group. (AP Photo/Columbia...

Apple weighs on Nasdaq; Dow climbs 72

April 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Richard Cohen, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 16, 2012, in New York. The Dow Jones industrial average rose but other stock indexes fell early Monday as a strong report on retail sales didn’t...

Philippine president: No war with China over shoal

April 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A mother piggybacks her son as they join other protesters in a rally outside the Chinese Consulate at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines Monday, April 16, 2012, to accuse poaching by Chinese fishermen that led to a military...

Behind the Pulitzers: How did they do that?

April 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the Pulitzer Prize Board shows Sara Ganim, of the Harrisburg, Pa., Patriot-News, who was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting, announced in New York, Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Pulitzer Prize Board) NEW YORK (AP)...