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  • Website levels the wine industry playing field

    Website levels the wine industry playing field
    Like most U.S. business sectors, the wine business has been transformed by e-commerce. Even if restrictions on interstate shipping have limited that commerce to 38 states, the Internet as a wine marketplace is robust by any measure. In the last four...
  • Jobless data downside surprises experts

     
    by Frank James More bad economic news today on the unemployment front. Jobless claims climbed to the highest level in seven years last month. What's truly unnerving is that the numbers are coming in even worse than economists and other......
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    One reader has a question about the 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged, and Ask.cars.com goes in search of horsepower numbers. Then, PickupTrucks.com talks to an importer who says the Mahindra trucks have come a long way. Finally, MotherProof....
  • SYM Symba scooter offers alternative in a sea of Vespa wannabes [Updated]

     
    You may recognize the machine -- but not the manufacturer. It’s the classic Honda Cub as made by the Taiwanese company SYM. It’s called the Symba, which, any parent who’s watched "The Lion King" 100 too many times can tell......
  • U.S. trade deficit up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November

     
    The U.S. trade deficit shot up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November, hitting a 10-month high, the Department of Commerce said today.Demand for imports is growing, as the nation’s economy slowly gets back on its feet. Imports totaled $174.6......
  • Laboratory monkey deaths due to negligence prompt animal activists to call for crackdown on researchers

     
    SPARKS, Nev. — Workers at a Nevada research lab were checking on a primate room when they came across a ghastly sight: Thirty dead monkeys were essentially cooked alive after someone left the heater on. Two others were near death......
  • In a twist, China posts a trade deficit

     
    China reported its first monthly trade deficit in six years Saturday. The unusual news comes as the country's trade partners -- namely the United States -- have been clamoring for Beijing to reduce its trade surpluses by strengthening its currency.......
  • Wall Street Roundup: More Lehman trickery? WaMu in the spotlight.

     
    Trade deficit up. Growing demand for imports has driven up the U.S. trade deficit, according to new Commerce Department figures. Both imports and exports rose in February. More Lehman trickery? Lehman used a shadowy company -- an "alter ego" firm......
  • ARAB WORLD: To fight off hunger and food shortages, governments must plan

     
    When Russia imposed an embargo on wheat exports this year, soaring wheat prices raised concern about the possibility of a new food crisis. Importing countries rushed to avoid supply shortages, producers hesitated to market their reserves, and brokers...
  • Space for port industries

    A peninsula in South Baltimore that was the site of asphalt refining and storage for decades could, within the next year, become a hub for the type of businesses that are increasingly being squeezed from the shores of Baltimore. The 60-acre site is among...