Commercial Mortgages Down 41 Percent From ‘07
Commercial Mortgages Down 41 Percent From ‘07
Government Working On Citigroup Rescue
Amazon’s cloud spreads into content delivery
The music industry’s courtroom campaign against people who share songs online is coming under counterattack. A Harvard Law School professor has launched a constitutional assault against a federal copyright law at the heart of the…
Law professor fires back at song-swapping lawsuits
Countries such as China, Brazil and India would gain greater roles and responsibilities as part of a restructuring of the international financial system outlined by the G-20 leaders.
Shake-up ahead in world financial structure
World leaders battling a dire and deepening economic crisis vowed Saturday to cooperate more closely, keep a sharper eye out for red-flag problems and give bigger roles to fast-rising nations – but kicked many hard details down…
Econ summit vows action – takes few concrete steps
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A senior Chinese official said in comments broadcast Friday that Beijing is open to further discussions with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama following talks earlier this month. Zhu Weiqun claimed in remarks to the BBC that…
China says door open to talks with Dalai Lama
Sun Microsystems has started a restructuring that could see up to 6,000 employees lose their jobs as it joins a growing list of technology companies reeling from the crisis.
Crisis Spreads to Tech Sector as Sun Plans to Cut Work Force
Oklahoma Multifamily Portfolio Sells for $132 Million
Urgently shifting course, the Bush administration is abandoning the centerpiece of its massive $700 billion economic rescue plan and exploring new ways to shore up not only banks but credit-card, auto-loan and other huge…
Dems seek auto aid as treasury shifts rescue focus
With Wall Street edging back from the brink, a consumer confidence crisis has become the biggest short-term economic issue.
Economic Scene: Buying Binge Slams to Halt
Gasoline prices will be back up around $4 a gallon by the summer driving season.
In troubled times, misery loves company, and Starbucks is among the miserable right now.
Is Starbucks Nearing Its Demise?
Harold’s Stores Inc. was given the go-ahead Tuesday to proceed with liquidation and close all of its 43 stores across the country, which include two in Tennessee.
Harold’s to shutter all 43 stores, including one in Memphis
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November 10, 2008
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Circuit City Stores Inc., the nation’s second-biggest electronics retailer, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday but plans to stay open for business as the busy holiday shopping season approaches. It filed under Chapter 11…
Circuit City files for bankruptcy protection
Of all the relics of 1950s retailing genius, layaway is the one that’s still around. And with Christmas approaching in a time of widespread economic distress, it’s coming back strong.
In tough times, layaway makes a comeback
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With the economy in a downward spiral, U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and the nation under threat from terrorists, President Bush pledged Saturday to make a smooth transition to an Obama administration a top priority for…
Bush, Obama focus on economy in radio addresses
Yahoo Inc. shares dived more than 14 percent after the chief executive of Microsoft Corp. said Friday the software giant is not interested in renewing its bid for the struggling Internet company. Microsoft’s Steve…
Microsoft CEO: No interest in buying Yahoo
Technology companies often say their products ought to remain appealing in an economic downturn because they can save businesses money by making operations more efficient. But corporate spending apparently is being cut too…
Cisco warning signals trouble ahead in tech sector
The first exit polls leaked as reported by Gawker show a much closer race in Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina Ohio, and Florida which may be good news for the McCain campaign. Only a razor thin margin is shown in Florida and Ohio.
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Google’s growth makes privacy advocates wary
Here’s something that might provide a bit of solace amid the plunging values in your retirement accounts: Warren Buffett is losing lots of money, too. So are Kirk Kerkorian, Carl Icahn and Sumner Redstone. They are still plenty…
CEOs, famous investors hit hard by market plunge
Unhappiness with boot times is shared by many computer users, as reflected in much online discussion of the issue.
30 Seconds to Boot Up? That’s 29 Too Many