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Honda Profits Surge on Weak Yen, Strong US Sales

November 2nd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Honda said Wednesday its net profit soared 46.4 percent in the three months to September as Japan's third largest carmaker benefited from a weaker yen and stronger North America sales. Net profit for July-September rose to 120.37 billion yen ($1.23&hellip


You Want Jobs? Agriculture Has Them!

August 2nd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

American farms are struggling to attract workers, according to reports out last week. Farmers have jobs, but no applicants – and they concede that the problem is only getting worse as innovation in alternative fuels and renewable plastic pushes up demand for their products to the point that there are thousands of jobs waiting to be filled



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