Posts Tagged Business

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, center, flanked by Treasury Secretary and Managing Trustee Jacob J. Lew, left, and Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez, speaks at a news conference at the Treasury Department in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, to discuss the release of the annual Trustees Reports. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.

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Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

CHICAGO (AP) — Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas’ new museum to be built along Chicago’s lakefront.

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Gadget Watch: PadFone novel as phone-tablet hybrid

This product image provided by AsusTek Computer Inc. shows The Asus Padfone X. (AP Photo/AsusTek Computer Inc.)

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies often blend old products to give you something new.

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US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

In this Jan. 17, 2014 file photo, Apple's CEO Tim Cook, left, gestures as China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua smiles during a promotional event that marks the opening day of sales of China Mobile's 4G iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Beijing, China. Soaring sales of iPhones in China, Russia, India and Brazil during the April-June 2014 period helped Apple overcome softening demand for the device in the U.S. and Europe, where consumers seem to be more interested in waiting for the autumn release of a new iPhone that's expected to feature a larger screen. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.

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Losses by Texas Rangers felt by area businesses

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ahhhh, how Josh Obeid, general manager of the Blue Mesa Grill, looks back with favor on last year’s baseball season.

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