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Congress addresses Chinese currency manipulation

October 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Tourists gather near an electric signboard saying “62nd anniversary of establishment of Republic of China” in Tiananmen Square on China’s National Day in Beijing Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Hundreds of thousands foreign and domestic tourists are expected to flock to the square to celebrate the 62nd National Day over the week-long holidays...

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Tod's founder fed up with Italian politicians

October 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 9, 2011 file photo Italian entrepreneur and owner of Tod’s shoe brand Diego Della Valle speaks during a press conference at La Scala opera theater in Milan. The founder of Tod’s luxury leathergoods says in full-page...

Many government retirees also get public paychecks

October 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, OCT. 2 AND THEREAFTER – In this Aug. 10, 2011, photo Texas Sate Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, looks out his office window in Dallas. Sheets has proposed legislation against “double dipping,” collecting pensions and...

Obama pitches jobs bill, GOP wants less red tape

October 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama talks about his jobs bill at Lincoln High School in Denver, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Republicans just can’t agree on the best prescription for the...

Health care law looms over new Supreme Court term

October 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

ADVANCE FOR OCT. 1 AND THEREAFTER – FILE -In this Oct. 8, 2010 file photo, members of the Supreme Court gather for a group portrait at the Supreme Court in Washington. Seated from left are: Associate Justices Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief...

West puts prejudices about celeb designers to bed

October 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A model wears a creation by rap singer Kanye West for his spring-summer 2012 ready-to-wear collection presented Saturday, Oct.1, 2011 in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) PARIS (AP) — Kanye West may have more than a dozen Grammy awards to his name, but fear...

700 arrested after protest on NY's Brooklyn Bridge

October 2, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

A large group of protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement march across the Brooklyn Bridge, effectively shutting parts of it down, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 in New York. Police arrested dozens while trying to clear the road and reopen for...

1,000 protesters march from Wall Street to NYPD

October 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

An elderly group leads a march up Broadway towards Police Headquarters, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in New York. The “Occupy Wall Street” protest is in its second week, as demonstrators speak out against corporate greed and social inequality. (AP...

Recession hits Colo. banks late; 5 fail this year

October 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 photo shows the lobby of FirsTier Bank in southeast Denver. The downturn in real estate at a time of high unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcies led to five Colorado bank failures this year, including FirsTier Bank, that...

California pulls out of 50-state foreclosure talks

October 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken June 16, 2011, is California Attorney General Kamala Harris, announced, Friday, Sept., 30, 2011, that she will not agree to a settlement over foreclosure abuses being negotiated with major U.S. banks by other state and federal attorneys...