News tagged with economic systems

NPD: October video game sales tumble 19 percent

(AP) -- After a slight reprieve in September, U.S. video game retail sales slumped again in October, unable to escape the economic turmoil that's cutting into consumer spending and swelling the ranks of unemployed.

dateNov 13, 2009 in Business
shares0 comments 0

Comcast's 2Q profit soars 53 pct, tops estimates

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the nation's biggest cable TV systems operator, posted a 53 percent increase in second-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by higher prices and increased customer spending on video and Internet services. ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Business
shares0 comments 0

Paperless health care? One hospital's long journey

(AP) -- Baby Riley Matthews wheezed noisily on the exam table. "He's belly-breathing," the emergency-room doctor said worriedly - Riley's little abdomen was markedly rising and falling with each breath, a sign of respiratory ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in Other
shares0 comments 0