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- If you're a commuter, there's no doubt that construction can be a major headache. Some businesses in the thick of it say they're the ones paying the price. The owner of Opa Café on Second Street says construction is ruining his business.
- Governor Brian Sandoval along with several other elected officials gathered at the Reno Stead Airport Tuesday afternoon to announce a new drone-based company that is headed to Reno.
- Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte, Colorado, are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign.
- Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Durable-Goods Orders Surge Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods jumped to a record in July thanks to a surge in aircraft purchases, while underlying gauges of demand indicated strong momentum in broad business spending.
U.S. Manufacturers Lose Ground America's shale boom has raised hopes of a revival in U.S. manufacturing, in part fueled by cheaper energy. But U.S. factories still are losing ground to rivals in Asia and Europe.
Home-Price Growth Slows The yearly growth in home prices across the U.S. continues to slow this year, according to a home-price report released Tuesday.
Profit Growth Slows at China's AgBank Agricultural Bank of China reported the slowest first-half profit growth since it went public in 2010, while its bad-loan level picked up as the country's economic growth slows.
U.S. Farm Incomes Forecast to Fall U.S. farm incomes are expected to fall 13.8% this year to the lowest level in four years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says, as expectations of a second straight bumper harvest push down prices for key crops.
U.S. Consumers More Optimistic U.S. consumers view the economy with more optimism this month, according to the Conference Board, a private research group. An upbeat view on jobs hints at a solid August payrolls report, some economists say.
Bank Fight Points to Bigger Battle Over Trade The Outlook: The political brawl over the fate of the Export-Import Bank is clouded by immense uncertainty over what the business world would look like without some form of government-backed trade finance.
Burger King Deal Draws Tax Criticism Burger King Worldwide defended its acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc. as the hamburger chain came under criticism for its effort, backed by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, to move the quintessential American brand to Canada.
Germany Bets on Renewable Energy Many companies worry the cost of Germany's mammoth, trillion-euro plan to wean the country off nuclear and fossil fuels by midcentury will undermine the country's competitiveness.
Snapchat's $10 Billion Valuation Kleiner Perkins agreed to invest in Snapchat at a valuation of close to $10 billion, making it one of the world's most valuable private tech start-ups.
Widespread Outages Hit Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable said service was largely restored as of early Wednesday morning following an outage of Internet and on demand services in all of its markets.
Alibaba's Results Jump Ahead of IPO The Chinese e-commerce company posted a jump in profit and revenue for the most recent quarter, weeks before it is expected to launch its hotly anticipated U.S. initial public offering.
BMW and Daimler Unveil Bulletproof Cars Murder and kidnapping are less common than they used to be in Russia, as United Nations data has it, but Moscow is still where the world's top auto makers like showing off their latest bulletproof cars.
Kia Plans Mexico Assembly Plant Kia Motors will build a $1.5 billion assembly plant near Mexico's border with the U.S., the latest in a spate of industry investments further accelerating the country into the top ranks of global automotive producers.
Size Matters for Corporate Boards Companies with fewer board members outperformed their peers, while those with more directors underperformed, according to data analyzed for The Wall Street Journal.
Telefónica May Sweeten Bid for GVT The board of Spain's Telefónica is scheduled to meet to consider sweetening its $8.82 billion bid for Vivendi's Brazilian operator, GVT, amid worry Telecom Italia may make a rival bid.
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