Economy & Business

Business
3:39 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Boeing's 777x Wins Multiple Orders At Dubai Airshow

Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 5:09 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

The Dubai Air Show kicked off this weekend, a chance with people in the aviation industry to see and be seen, and show off technology and usually to announce a lot of the sales. In the first three hours of the show, more than $150 billion in airplane orders were announced. And the biggest beneficiary was Boeing. The Seattle-based company said it had orders for more than 350 of its new passenger jets. There's still a question of where those aircraft will be built. NPR's Nathan Rott reports.

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Business
3:39 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Starbucks Doesn't Have Grounds To Stop Charbucks

Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 5:09 am

An appeals court ruled last week that Starbucks can't block a micro roaster's use of the name Charbucks. The court says consumers won't be confused by a "blurring" of the brands.

Business
3:39 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Mexico's Retailers Welcome Shoppers Over Bargain Weekend

Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 5:09 am

Throughout Mexico, shoppers filled malls and department stores in hopes of snatching up deep discounts and pre-holiday savings. If that sounds like the Mexican version of Black Friday, it is. Shop owners and economists alike are hoping consumers spend big and give Mexico's sagging economy a much needed end-of-the-year boost.

Business
3:39 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Business News

Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 4:35 am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

The Two-Way
1:12 am
Mon November 18, 2013

2 Killed, 20 Injured In Colorado Mining Accident

Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 9:01 am

Two men are dead and 20 have been sent to hospitals following an accident in a Colorado gold and silver mine Sunday.

The Ouray County coroner's preliminary report says the men died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Investigators with the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration are still trying to determine exactly what happened inside the Revenue Virginius Mine.

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