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Record U.S. profits offset Ford’s third-quarter losses in Europe

October 30, 2012 |

Strong profits in the U.S. are offsetting growing losses in Europe, Ford Motor Co. reported Tuesday.



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Storm hits wide swath of economy

October 30, 2012 |

Financial markets close, but short-term pain could give way to a rebuilding boom.

Cyclone Sandy disrupted business activity nationwide as it forced a rare closure of the stock market and left corporate managers bracing for uncertain financial repercussions.



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Europe, Asia stocks fall as U.S. markets close for Hurricane Sandy

October 30, 2012 |

European insurers such as Munich Re, Hannover Re and Zurich Insurance underperform other stocks.

Markets in the U.S. were closed as a mammoth storm headed up the coast of the Eastern U.S.



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Apple ousts two top execs over missteps

October 30, 2012 |

Scott Forstall, who replaced Google Maps with Apple’s own faulty mapping software in iOS, will leave. Retail operations head John Browett will also depart.

SAN FRANCISCO — In the biggest management shake-up since Tim Cook took the helm, Apple has ousted two top executives blamed for a pair of embarrassing missteps.



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Apple ousts Scott Forstall, executive in charge of Maps and Siri

October 29, 2012 |

Apple’s head of mobile software, Scott Forstall, is leaving the company following the release of Apple Maps and Siri, two major projects that were considered flops for the technology giant.



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Consumer Reports’ auto reliability report: Toyota tops, Ford dives

October 29, 2012 |

Toyota Motor Corp. is selling the most reliable cars in the U.S. auto market, Consumer Reports said Monday.



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Hurricane Sandy forces Google to delay Android event

October 29, 2012 |

Hurricane Sandy is raining on Google’s Android parade, forcing the tech giant to reschedule an event it had planned for Monday at which it was expected to announce several new products.



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Fliers in December and January are more likely to lose luggage

October 29, 2012 |

The rate of mishandled luggage in December was as much as 35% higher than the annual averages for 2008 through 2010, a study finds.

If you plan to fly during the holiday season, the chance of losing your luggage increases sharply.



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No trading: Wall Street to be closed for business Monday

October 29, 2012 |

Wall Street is shutting down as Hurricane Sandy barrels down on the East Coast



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Hurricane to disrupt East Coast flights but not stock trading

October 29, 2012 |

Thousands of flights slated for Monday in the New York area have been canceled, as have hundreds for Tuesday. The NYSE plans to shift to all-electronic trading.

Planning on doing any business on the East Coast in the next few days? You might have to put those plans on hold as Hurricane Sandy prepares to make landfall.



L.A. Times – Business