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33 die in Mexico oil company office building blast

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rescue workers, firefighters and military search for survivors at the site of an explosion in a building at Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX complex, in Mexico City, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. The explosion killed more than 10 people and injured some 80 as it heavily damaged three floors of the building. According to civil protection [&hellip...

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Detroit, Toyota see big US sales gains in January

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 photo, Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. Ford, Chrysler and General Motors all reported double-digit gains for January as last year’s momentum in U.S. auto sales continued into 2013, according to...

Dow ends above 14,000 for 1st time since Oct. 2007

February 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader John Panin, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly topped 14,000 on Friday morning, a milestone not seen since before the financial crisis rocked the markets and the world...

14 dead, at least 100 hurt in Mexico oil co. blast

January 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An emergency responder walks with a search dog as emergency workers and firefighters search for trapped survivors at the site on an explosion in a building at Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX complex, in Mexico City, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. The...

Iowa brokerage head gets 50 years for $215M theft

January 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Assistant United States Attorney Peter Deegan speaks to the media during a press conference to discuss the sentencing of Peregrine Financial Group owner and CEO Russell R. Wasendorf, Sr. at the US District Courthouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday, Jan....

Gasoline prices get early start on spring surge

January 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man buys gas at a station Thursday Jan. 31, 2013 in Los Angeles. Gasoline prices are climbing as rising economic growth boosts oil prices and temporary refinery outages crimp gasoline supplies on the East and West Coasts. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) NEW YORK (AP)...

Dow logs best January in nearly 2 decades

January 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow logged its best start to the year in almost two decades. Stocks rallied in the first week of the year after U.S....

New England regulators approve steep fish cuts

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Marine Division Chief, Doug Grout, listens to the discussion during the a New England Fishery Management Council meeting in Portsmouth, N.H., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. The council met to decide 2013 limits on...

3 hurt in hotel explosion near SeaWorld San Diego

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Firefighters respond to the Heritage Hotel after an explosion on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in San Diego. The cause of the explosion is under investigation. Three people were injured in the explosion at the hotel near SeaWorld San Diego and investigators were...

Chevron fined nearly $1M for Calif. refinery fire

January 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2012 file photo, smoke pours from a fire at the Chevron Richmond Refinery, seen behind Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. Chevron was fined nearly $1 million by the state on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013 in connection with a fire at the...