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Rising gas prices crimp Americans’ spending

September 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE-In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, file photo, gas station attendant Youssouf Soukouna, 42, pumps gas into a vehicle at a LukOil station where all levels of gas were priced at $4.99, in Newark, N.J. Higher gas prices are crimping consumer spending and slowing the already-weak U.S. economy. And they could get worse in the [&hellip...

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Stocks higher for 2nd day after Fed action

September 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 photo, a pair of traders work in their booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Economic data is coming out of Washington on Friday on inflation, retail sales, industrial production and business...

Twitter hands over records in NY Occupy case

September 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2011 a line of police officers block protesters on New York’s Brooklyn Bridge during a march by Occupy Wall Street. Twitter agreed on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, to hand over about three months’ worth of tweets to a judge...

Czech bans spirit sales amid wave of poisonings

September 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A policeman leads a man accused in the case of illegal alcohol to the court in Zlin, Czech Republic, 250 kilometres east of Prague, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. His arrest is in connection with the latest police discovery. Around 500 bottles and several barrels of...

Nintendo’s Wii U to launch Nov. 18, start at $300

September 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Reggie Fils-Aime, president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, discusses the upcoming Wii U gaming console, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 in New York. The gaming console will start at $300 and go on sale in the U.S. on Nov. 18, in time for the...

Hurricane Isaac sends US jobless claims up to 382K

September 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, photo, Melina Abrey sits at a computer station, doing job applications, at WorkForce One in Hollywood, Fla. The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped to 382,000 last week, the highest level in two months. (AP...

Review: iPhone 5 blends beauty with versatility

September 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

The new Apple iPhone 5 is displayed Wednesday Sept. 12, 2012 following the introduction of new products in San Francisco. The iPhone 5 is a blend of beauty, utility and versatility. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As I played around with the...

Asian casino boom aims to lure region’s new rich

September 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 22, 2012 file photo, attendants learn poker at a gambling table at Gaming Expo Asia in Macau. In the Philippines, a $4 billion casino project will soon rise from reclaimed land on Manila Bay. In South Korea, foreign investors will...

ABC News sued for defamation over ‘pink slime’

September 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This September 2012 photo provided by Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based meat processor Beef Products Inc., shows a sample of their lean, finely-textured beef. BPI filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday, Sept, 13, 2012 against ABC News for what it alleges was misleading...

Let’s catch some criminals… and pick up a few bucks too!

September 13, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Members of the Crime Stoppers Board include (left to right) Don Bullock, Charles Shannon, Det. Albert Aldana, Susie Snyder, Toni Pemberton, Richard Lucero and Steve Wolfe.  Not shown are: Det. Keith Rightsell, Deputy Bill Daleske, Capt. Tom Moody, Bill...