Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:49:02 EST Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:49:02 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709904&source=RSS Business Facing sales slump, American Apparel to close stores American Apparel, the chain that boasts of Made in the USA fashions, said Monday it would close some stores and cut jobs as it fights slumping sales. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709904&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709905&source=RSS World Greece faces last chance to stay in euro as cash runs out Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a final chance to present credible reform proposals to an emergency euro zone summit on Tuesday to persuade skeptical creditors to reopen aid talks before his country's banks run out of money. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709905&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709906&source=RSS US Women's World Cup breaks TV records The Women's World Cup final has become the most-watched football game ever in the United States. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709906&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709907&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man arrested for flying lawn chair tied to balloons CALGARY, Alberta, July 6 UPI -- Police in Calgary, Canada, arrested a man who went for a flight Sunday after attaching 150 helium-filled balloons to a lawn chair. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150707/LVB01/150709907&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709934&source=RSS Business Philip Morris to cut stake in Indonesian unit U. S. cigarette giant Philip Morris International Inc PM. N plans to sell a stake worth at least 1 billion in Indonesian unit PT HM Sampoerna Tbk HMSP. JK to comply with free-float rules, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709935&source=RSS US South Carolina lawmakers to debate Confederate flag CNNWill the Confederate flag be history in South Carolina? Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709936&source=RSS World Amid crisis, Greece financial minister resigns Greece's outspoken finance minister has resigned, hours after voters backed his call to reject creditors' demands for more austerity in a referendum. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709936&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709937&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Big wave takes out Jersey Shore fireworks display SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N. J. AP &#8212 A large wave washed out the Fourth of July fireworks show in a Jersey shore community. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150706/LVB01/150709937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709966&source=RSS World Dollar firms before payrolls Greece unease simmers The dollar hit a three-week high on Thursday and world stock markets had a delicate feel, as the implication of U. S. jobs data later for a possible Fed rate hike added to Europe's uncertainty over Greece. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709967&source=RSS US Robust jobs report could instill confidence Due to the Fourth of July market shutdown Friday, the monthly employment report dubbed Jobs Friday will be renamed Jobs Thursday. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709967&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709969&source=RSS Business US airlines investigated over ticket prices The Justice Department is investigating whether US airlines have colluded to keep prices high. In a statement, the department confirmed an Associated Press report it was looking into possible unlawful coordination by some airlines. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709971&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary Pope dolls, bobble heads up for sale months before US visit Pope Francis is a doll. No, really. The people organizing the pontiff's September visit to Philadelphia launched an online store Wednesday featuring papal plush dolls and bobble heads. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709986&source=RSS US Fiat Chrysler sales streak continues on SUV, pickup demand Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said U. S. sales rose 8. 2 percent in June as its Jeep sport utility vehicles and Ram trucks won buyers, maintaining a streak of gains that spans more than five years. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709986&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709990&source=RSS Business Apple busted for price fixing, fined 450M A federal appeal court Tuesday upheld a ruling charging Apple of illegally conspiring to inflate e-book prices to consumers, despite a vigorous legal battle from the company. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709994&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary Former prison with mountain view for sale, sleeps hundreds For sale A 325-acre New York property containing more than 100 structures atop a mountain offering spectacular views. Sleeps hundreds. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709994&source=RSS