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This is page 4 of the latest Business news stories and essential articles written by Pat Prescott and other journalists for NewsOXY. Today is Saturday, December 31, 2011.

Zuckerberg Private Photos Revealed - Puppy & Priscilla Chan

Zuckerberg Private Photos - Mark Zuckerberg’s private Facebook photos have been compromised and revealed for all to see. As it turns out, a security flaw in Facebook’s image reporting tool has been blamed for the unauthorized viewing of private photos, including those belonging to site founder. The flaw was identified by a member of a [...]

Buy Green Bay Packers Stock - 1,600 Sales In 11 Minutes

Buy Green Bay Packers Stock - Are you ready to buy some Green Bay Packer stock? Fans bought $400,000 worth of shares in the first 11 minutes after the sock sale began. BusinessWeek reports that the only publicly owned franchise in U.S. sports, the Packers want to raise $62.5 million with the sale that started [...]

Artificial And Real Christmas Tree Sales Up

Artificial Christmas Trees - Spending on Christmas trees in the U.S. will rise 3.1 percent this year to $3.4 billion, the highest since before the recession gutted retail sales in 2008, as demand and prices increase, researcher IBIS World said. Americans will spend about $800 million for 25 million real trees and another $2.6 billion [...]

Sunbelt Clean Energy Markets

Sunbelt Markets - Sunbelt International Inc. markets clean energy usage. The progressive wind turbine solar panel hybrid company is currently in talks with a private Chinese bank with the intent for the financial institution to become the exclusive leasing agent to provide consumer financing for wind turbines, turbine hybrids, and solar panels. The Chinese bank [...]

Bad Credit Loans

Bad Credit Loans - Bad credit loans are expensive. One thing that makes most lenders feel comfortable in extending short term lending, even to people with poor ratings, is the fact that amount given on such is usually small. This lowers the risks of losing the amount loaned out even if the applicant fails to [...]

Best Job Increase Seen In Some States

Best Job States - In the best showing since April, unemployment rates fell in 36 states in October and rose in only 5, a sign that many parts of the country are experiencing modest job gains, the Labor Department said Tuesday. Nationally, the unemployment rate ticked down to 9 percent in October, from 9.1 percent [...]

Credit Scores Drop In Huge Numbers

Credit Scores - Poor credit scores are largely due to the sluggish housing recovery. How big a whack did you take during the grim years of economic distress after the housing bust? New research from a major credit-risk evaluation company suggests Americans’ ratings dropped in huge numbers. FICO (formerly known as Fair Isaac Corp.), which [...]

Facebook Massive Hiring Spree Begins Next Year

Facebook Hiring Spree - Facebook is planning to massive hiring sprees for its new engineering center in New York City, the social-networking giant’s first such office outside of the West Coast. The company made the announcement Friday afternoon and disclosed plans to go on a hiring spree for New York-based engineers. The office in Manhattan [...]

2012 Stock Market Forecast (Invest)

2012 Stock Market Forecast - 2012 speaks a forecast of massive energy stock and a growing technology market that will surely bring high returns next year. Here are a few companies to check out. Cree Inc. (CREE) is a semiconductor equipment company based in Durham, North Carolina. The company has experienced tremendous growth in the [...]

Jaws Ride Is Closing At ‘Universal Studios’ In Orlando, Florida

Jaws Ride Closing Universal Orlando - The Jaws boat ride at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, will close on Jan. 2 to make way for a yet-to-be-announced attraction. The amusement originally opened in 1990. There have been no details on what attraction that will be replacing it. Inspired by Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster by the [...]

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