Posts Tagged ‘economy’

Sharp plans to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide

Sharp is set to cut 11,000 jobs and sell assets and plants worth $ 2.7bn as the consumer electronics giant tries to turn its financial fortunes around, according to a report released on Tuesday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

German business confidence fell in September

German business confidence for September surprisingly fell, its fifth straight month of decline, as the sovereign debt crisis in Europe continue to dampen economic outlook in the region. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Crowds pack apple stores for iPhone 5 launch

Die-hard fans of Apple’s iconic smartphone tolerated long overnight lines, cold weather even in some areas, to guard their place outside Apple retail stores around the world to be among the first to buy the new iPhone 5. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

SpaceX, NASA set launch date for first resupply mission

SpaceX engineers are preparing its spacecraft for the first official resupply flight to the International Space Station which is scheduled next month. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Hazardous “bidi” cigarette factories in Bangladesh pose serious health risks to workers and families

Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh – followed by more cigarette rolling work at home – Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Bank of Japan announces $128 billion stimulus

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Wednesday announced it was easing monetary policy by significantly expanding its asset purchasing fund amid a slowing global economy and increased tensions with China that have derailed the recovery of its economy that relies heavily on exports. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Bidding war for Indians’ radio broadcast rights begin

The Cleveland Indians have started the selection process for the next radio station that will broadcast the team’s games beginning next season. Currently, two radio stations — WTAM AM/1100 and WKRK FM/92.3 — are slugging it out for the team’s broadcast rights. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Urgent Care Centers Are Booming, Which Worries Some Doctors

Doctors Express in Edgewater is open nights and weekends, and accepts walk-ins without an appointment. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Analyst predicts 1 billion iOS devices sold by 2015

Coming off of strong sales of the iPhone 5 – 2 million since it was available for pre-order – Asymco analyst Horace Dediu forecasts that the appropriate number for Apple is 1 billion. Dediu is predicting that in three years time, Apple will have sold 1 billion iOS devices. Article © AHN – All Rights […]

Germany’s former first lady sues Google

Bettina Wulff, Germany’s former first lady, is suing Google because its search engine terms link her name with prostitutes, escort services and red light districts. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories