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Holdover 'Argo' beats four newcomers on slow moviegoing weekend
Los Angeles Times
Moviegoers had four new films to choose from at the box office this weekend, but "Argo" — the well-reviewed film that has been out for 17 days — still seemed like a better option to most. Ben Affleck's political thriller claimed the top spot at the multiplex with …
'Cloud Atlas' Disappoints on Quiet Weekend at the Box Office
Box Office Report: Four New Films Wiped Out, 'Argo' Rises to No. 1 for First Time
`Argo' finally tops box office with $ 12.4M
GDP rises 2 percent, showing a slow but durable recovery
It turns out that the economy is an undecided voter too. Its growth does not greatly bolster President Obama's argument that the economy is on the mend, nor is it weak enough to let Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney call the recovery a disaster.
Economy in U.S. Expands at 2% Annual Rate, More Than Forecast
GDP growth positive — but unimpressive
Defence spending spurs US GDP growth, but jobless rate stays high
Apple blames rumour mill for slow iPad sales
A slowdown in iPad sales over the last quarter was one of the reasons Apple's fourth quarter earnings missed analysts expectations. Apple last night announced profits of $ 8.22bn for the last quarter, slightly behind the $ 8.3bn predicted by market experts.
Apple earnings jump 24%, but miss estimates
Apple iPad sales disappoint, Street eyes the holidays
Apple misses 4th-quarter estimates
After the attack on the consulate in Libya, the US moved military assets into the region, but a former defense official and senators say the Pentagon missed a chance to respond more directly.
China reported that its economy continued to slow in the third quarter just weeks before it embarks on a once-a-decade change in leadership, compounding concerns about the outlook for one of the world’s major engines of growth.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia
An industry adage says prices go up like a rocket but drift down like a feather. After rising 50 cents a gallon in a week, the state average is down just a tad.
Gasoline prices in California are dribbling lower, with the average price slipping as much as a penny a day from record highs reached last week, fuel surveys show.
After Romney’s early stumbles in which he scarily couldn’t defend tax cuts, he revived himself and thoroughly beat President Obama who, by the end of the debate, had the countenance of a tired, irritated and soundly beaten debate loser.
Forbes Real Time