Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Aussie leaps as RBA tempers call for weaker currency - CNBC WRAPUP 1-Australia's central bank holds rates, tempers call for A$ ... - CNBC 08/4/2015 - 3:05 pm | View Link
Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results - TMC Net ... major project in North America and softer retail display sales in Asia. ... decrease was due to the weaker Euro ... unaudited) June 28, ... 08/3/2015 - 8:06 am | View Link
Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results ... - Yahoo! Finance ... major project in North America and softer retail display sales in Asia. ... decrease was due to the weaker Euro ... unaudited) June 28, ... 08/3/2015 - 4:36 am | View Link
Retail Sales decline in Saskatchewan as the only province to post weaker retail sales. Statistics Canada says the numbers were down 0.1 per cent following three straight monthly gains. Sales stood at $1.559 billion. Nationally, sales were up 1 per cent. After steep declines in December ... 07/23/2015 - 8:52 am | View Link
Retail Sales Decline in Saskatchewan as the only province to post weaker retail sales. Statistics Canada says the numbers were down 0.1 per cent following three straight monthly gains. Sales stood at $1.559 billion. Nationally, sales were up 1 per cent. After steep declines in December and ... 07/23/2015 - 3:00 am | View Link
Statistics Canada : Retail trade, May 2015 After steep declines in December and January, retail sales increased for the third time in four ... Saskatchewan was the lone province to post weaker sales in May, edging down 0.1% following three straight monthly gains. All data in this release are ... 07/23/2015 - 1:55 am | View Link
Canada’s retail sales suffer biggest one-month drop in almost 5 years OTTAWA—Retail sales ... due to higher sales at beer, wine and liquor stores, specialty food stores and convenience stores. Statistics Canada said most store types associated with holiday shopping registered weaker sales in December, more than offsetting ... 02/20/2015 - 2:09 am | View Link
Were December retail sales really that bad? A weak morning got even weaker after 8:30 a.m. ET when December retail sales came in down 0.9 percent, well below consensus estimates of a 0.2-percent drop. It was the largest monthly decline since January 2014. S&P futures immediately dropped about 10 ... 01/14/2015 - 2:25 am | View Link
retail sales numbers for December The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that seasonally adjusted sales in June were down 0.3% month-over-month and up 1.4% year ... 08/4/2015 - 4:53 am | View Website
Retail Sales, December 2013 Contains a first estimate of retail sales in value and volume terms, seasonally and non-seasonally adjusted. 08/3/2015 - 11:49 am | View Website
Monthly & Annual Retail Trade, Main Page Monthly Retail Trade Report. The May 2015 Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services report was released on July 14, 2015 for sales and inventories, and available as: 08/2/2015 - 4:37 pm | View Website
retail sales Table 2. Estimated Change in Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services, by Kind of Business Monthly Retail Trade Survey, and administrative records.) 08/2/2015 - 1:35 am | View Website
The Daily — Retail trade, December 2014 Retail sales decrease in December. Sales at gasoline stations fell 7.4% in December, reflecting lower prices at the pump. This was the sixth straight monthly decrease ... 08/1/2015 - 8:05 pm | View Website
Have you ever wished that McDonald’s had a burger with pineapple, tortilla chips, a fried egg, sliced beetroot, and jalapeños all wrapped in lettuce? Well, you can now make that happen if you live down under. And by that I mean Australia, not down under the dumpster outside your local Mickey D’s.
McDonald’s is currently hosting a “Create Your Taste” contest in Australia.
Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state will join others in a legal fight against new federal rules designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from U. S. power plants.
Peterson says the states will challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to adopt the stricter emissions standards.
FROM STAFF REPORTSi2E Inc. and Accele Venture Partners recently closed a $600,000 follow-on investment in Synereca Pharmaceuticals, a portfolio company of Accele Biopharma, an Oklahoma City-based biotechnology accelerator.
With the most recent investment, Synereca has now received $2.5 million in funding to support its development of compounds that address the growing problem of bacterial resistance to current antibiotics.
Synereca’s lead program is designed to restore or increase the effectiveness of existing antibiotics that have been compromised by drug-resistant bacteria.
Russia is not giving up in its bid to claim as much of the Arctic as it can.
Eight years after literally placing a flag via submarine on the seabed of the North Pole, Russia announced that it has submitted a formal claim to Arctic territory to the United Nations.
According to a statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry, the country is claiming 1.2 million square kilometers of Arctic sea shelf.
General Motors says it's investing $877 million to upgrade an assembly plant in Flint.
The company plans to build a new, 883,000-square-foot body shop for Flint Assembly, which makes full-size pickups for the Chevrolet and GMC brands.
The new body shop will be closer to the Flint Metal Center, which supplies sheet metal to the plant.