More families can afford home
        The lowest mortgage interest rates in at least four years helped make homes more affordable locally, a new report shows.

EyePoxy's aim: Web fame
        It's mostly about creativity for EyePoxy Productions so far, but the bottom line calls.

Outlook mirrors '90 mood
        Ohioans are as confident in today's national economy as they were in 1990 — on the eve of the previous recession.

OPEC irked about Russia
        An oil price war loomed nearer Thursday when OPEC's most powerful member said the cartel would let crude prices fall, if necessary, to pressure Russia and other producers outside the group into cooperating with its plan to cut output.

Cincinnati visit overwhelms Chernobyl engineers
        A group of 16 engineers from the now-closed Chernobyl nuclear plant is wrapping up a Cincinnati visit this week, giving them an up-close look at everything — from Home Depot stores to construction equipment.

Industry notes: Manufacturing
        CAE Ransohoff, the West Chester-based supplier of water-based metal cleaning machinery, has won an estimated $4.4 million contract from DaimlerChrysler AG.

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Broadwing's wings clipped
        Employees of Cincinnati Bell, which this summer was named the nation's best local and long-distance provider by J.D. Power & Associates, are increasingly nervous that cost-cutting by parent Broadwing Inc. will include them.

P&G's Ivorydale complex evolving
        The graying complex of low-lying buildings off Spring Grove Avenue, still a hub of many brands, is undergoing some of the biggest changes in its 115-year history.

Greater Cincinnati 100
        Manufacturing dominates the field among Greater Cincinnati's 100 biggest private companies.
11 companies break into top 100
List of Greater Cincinnati 100