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  • Asia stocks uneven as China data weighs on confidence

    Updated: 42 min ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.3...

  • Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices. Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are...

  • 50 Cent says expenses $108,000 a month; $72,000 for mansion

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HARTFORD, CONN. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening. He has a monthly income of $185,000, mainly from royalties and interest on his investments. But he's paying $72,000 a month...

  • Asia stocks mostly down as China data weighs on confidence

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks mostly fell Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.1...

  • Plush toy-maker creates 'Cecil the Lion' Beanie Baby

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Toy-maker Ty Inc. has created a "Cecil the Lion" Beanie Baby to raise funds for animal conservation efforts. Creation of the toy comes after an American dentist was accused of killing the well-known lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe in an allegedly illegal hunt. The incident...

  • Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that — if successful — would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity. Touting the plan at a White House ceremony,...

  • Newmont completes $820 million purchase of Cripple Creek mine

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Greenwood Village-based Newmont Mining Corp. said Monday it completed its $820 million acquisition of the Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine, vowing to continue to ongoing expansion of the state's largest gold mine. The deal, which includes a 2.5-percent royalty on gold production...

  • Colorado Springs Gazette set to debut redesigned website

    BY RICH LADEN rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Gazette launches a redesigned gazette.com website Tuesday that will make news stories, photos, videos and other digital content easier to read, access and navigate. "We're always looking at ways to make our products more user friendly, and this is in that same spirit as we get...

  • Colorado Springs home construction jumps in July

    BY RICH LADEN rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    New home construction continued its recent surge last month in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas, according to a report Monday from the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department. In July, the department issued 279 single-family home building permits in El Paso County, a nearly 56...

  • Pimco says SEC may take action against its total return fund

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Investment giant Pimco said Monday the Securities and Exchange Commission may take legal action against its total-return fund. The investment management company said it received a Wells notice, which means SEC investigators are recommending that the agency take civil...

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