Category: Business News

For Sale By Divorce: A Real Estate Niche

A separating couple often needs to sell their home to split the money and finalize the divorce. The terrible housing market can make the situation even worse. But there are some real estate agents who specialize in helping such clients move on. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains, euro edges (Reuters)

Reuters – Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, taking a cue from Wall Street gains and on hopes for more robust U.S. earnings, while the euro edged back toward a one-month high hit the previous day. Yahoo! News: Business News

Tailgating Leads Sports Fans To Drunkenness

In a study at two unnamed stadiums, 40 percent of fans who volunteered for testing were positive for alcohol consumption. About 1 in 12 of the people was legally drunk. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Apple makes record $6bn profits

Apple made record profits and revenues in the run-up to Christmas, but the company’s statement makes no mention of boss Steve Jobs’ health problems BBC News – Business

Apple’s holiday quarter outshines Jobs’ plight (Reuters)

Reuters – Blockbuster sales of the iPad and iPhone fueled better-than-expected quarterly results and forecasts from Apple Inc, assuaging investors’ fears after CEO Steve Jobs’ abrupt decision to take medical leave. Yahoo! News: Business News

Dems Sharpen Health Message As Repeal Efforts Go Forward

Democrats appear to be listening to their advisers and are talking about how real people are impacted by the health law, rather than listing policy points. Meanwhile, Republicans aren’t giving up the fight. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Wall St gains; Google offsets Apple (Reuters)

Reuters – Stocks advanced on Tuesday as price target upgrades of Caterpillar and Google offset disappointing Citigroup results and worries about another medical leave by Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs. Yahoo! News: Business News