Financial news on August 14, 2010
Business and Financial news
The broad declines outside of auto and gas sales offer more evidence of a slowing recovery. Read more..
The line between acceptable and unethical is thin and fuzzy when hiring a professional to help with a résumé, college application essay or dating profile. Read more..
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shut down Palos Bank and Trust in Palos Heights, Ill. Read more..
Is there an echo in here? Is there an echo in here? Is there an echo in here? Read more..
A federal district judge said the Agriculture Department needed to better assess the environmental consequences. Read more..
TAM Airlines of Brazil and LAN of Chile announced plans for a merger that would create Latin America’s largest airline. Read more..
A cellphone carrier and a news agency agreed to form the joint venture, which would extend the government’s control over the Internet. Read more..
A pharmacist in Augusta, Ga., has his three daughters working for him: one in geriatric health, another in wellness training and another on the business side. Read more..
The J. C. Penney Company posted an increase in second-quarter profit, but cut its outlook for the rest of the year, an indication that Americans are not going to spend more any time soon. Read more..
Foreign banks that deal with anyone suspected of aiding Iran’s nuclear efforts could not do business in dollars. Read more..