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Business: Page 1350

Dry season threatens water reserves of South Florida
Dry South FloridaTuesday November 26, 2013 4:30AM ET
Watering lawns, washing cars, and irrigating fields may become a luxury in South Florida. Scientists and water managers warned that conservation may become necessary in coming weeks or months as lands around the Everglades lurch from flooding to drought.
Fitch: Canadian Banks Rating Outlook Stable
Canada banksTuesday November 26, 2013 2:30AM ET
The Rating Outlook for rated Canadian banks is Stable for 2014, according to a newly published report from Fitch Ratings. Solid earnings and liquidity continue to balance against an otherwise negative sector outlook as a result of the caution surrounding the Canadian housing market.
Growth an imperative for technology companies
Technology executivesTuesday November 26, 2013 1:48AM ET
Sixty-eight percent of technology executives believe the global economy is improving, with another 20% indicating the economy is stable.
Americans' top financial priority is keeping up with bills
MoneyMonday November 25, 2013 12:35PM ET
Americans' top financial priority is staying current or getting caught up on bills, according to a new report. That was cited nearly twice as often as the second-most common response (paying down debt).
More than 15,000 clean jobs announced
Clean jobsMonday November 25, 2013 11:09AM ET
Companies and communities across the United States announced more than 80 clean energy and clean transportation projects in the third quarter of this year that together could create more than 15,000 jobs, according Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).
October pending home sales down again
Home salesMonday November 25, 2013 9:59AM ET
Although conditions were mixed across the country, pending home sales continued to move lower in October, marking the fifth consecutive monthly decline, according to the National Association of Realtors.
EY: India most attractive investment destination
IndiaMonday November 25, 2013 8:30AM ET
The global survey of EY has ranked India as the most attractive investment destination followed by Brazil, China, Canada and the United States.
Spanish citrus crop to increase to 6.5 million tonnes
Spanish citrusMonday November 25, 2013 8:00AM ET
Unlike the previous citrus season, expectations are that the 2013/2014 season's citrus harvest will increase. According to data by the European Association of Producers, FRESHFEL, the harvest will amount to nearly 6.5 million tonnes, about 3% more than in the last season.
Managers needed in China
China managersMonday November 25, 2013 7:00AM ET
China continued to face a severe manager shortage, especially those with local language and habits knowledge, according to the Association of Executive Search Consultants.
Swiss reject limit on executives' pay
SwitzerlandMonday November 25, 2013 5:17AM ET
Swiss voters rejected a proposal on Sunday to cap the salaries of top executives at 12 times that of a company's lowest wage. Switzerland voted 66 percent against imposing the limit, according to a projection from Swiss television.
New construction in Taiwan to drop
Taiwan constructionMonday November 25, 2013 2:45AM ET
New construction volume could drop by 5.5 percent nationwide as uncertainty over the quantitative easing (QE) policy in the U.S. and next year's seven-in-one elections in Taiwan may sideline some development projects, the Chinese Housing Monthly predicted.
Internet users in EU very concerned about cyber-security
cyber-securityMonday November 25, 2013 2:30AM ET
Internet users in the EU are very concerned about cyber-security, according to a Eurobarometer: 76% agree that the risk of becoming a victim of cybercrime has increased in the past year, more than in a similar study from 2012, and 12% of users have had their social media or email account hacked.