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
Will a Lackluster Black Friday Sink the U.S. Economy? - Fortune ... months of November and December. ... Retail sales growth in 2015 has been weaker than economists were expecting, especially when considering ... 11/27/2015 - 8:05 am | View Link
Black Thursday shoppers relish the thrill of the in-store hunt - Washington Post ... overall still accounts for only 7.2 percent of retail sales, not even ... the November and December shopping ... increase, but slightly ... 11/26/2015 - 8:31 am | View Link
Can we avoid the Q1 freeze in 2016? - CNBC ... first quarters have been weaker than ... allow for greater housing construction, stronger retail sales and ... short-term interest rates in ... 11/25/2015 - 2:28 pm | View Link
Overseas Buoyancy Offering Support Despite Mixed Data - RTTNews.com MARKET ANALYSIS: Overseas Buoyancy Offering Support Despite Mixed ... - London Stock Exchange 11/25/2015 - 9:38 am | View Link
Equities Weekly: Global equities rebound, odds up a December hike Investors will also be keeping an eye on Singapore’s September retail sales for clues on whether the economy is ... with output increasing 26.3 and 4.4 per cent y-o-y respectively. While the weaker-than-expected data has increased the likelihood of ... 11/14/2015 - 2:18 am | View Link
UK retail sales show surprise gain in December on food, fuel British retail sales unexpectedly rose in December as shoppers flocked to supermarkets and bought more fuel on the back of falling oil prices, official data showed on Friday. Economists had expected sales to be weaker after consumers took advantage in ... 01/22/2015 - 8:43 pm | View Link
Holiday shopping hiccup: U.S. retail sales fell in December Americans actually cut back on spending last month after shopping freely in November, perplexing analysts who expected strong retail sales in December ... That likely led to weaker December sales and resulted in the declining importance of a single ... 01/14/2015 - 5:30 am | View Link
U.S. retail sales fell in December Americans actually cut back last month after ramping up spending in November, perplexing analysts who had expected strong retail sales in December ... That likely led to weaker December sales. In addition, gift card sales aren't recorded until they're ... 01/14/2015 - 4:10 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 - 2:03 am | View Link
December retail sales weaker than expected December sales were disappointing for several of the nation’s mass merchants, as unseasonably warm weather in several parts of the nation deterred shoppers from ... 10/28/2015 - 1:46 am | View Website
Another Disappointing Retail Sales Report Another Disappointing Retail Sales Report. Shobhana ... Retail sales fell 0.8 ... A weaker January “is also causing us to take a more cautious view ... 02/12/2015 - 8:37 am | View Website
December retail sales tumble on gas prices, weak holiday ... Retail sales took a sharp fall in December thanks to underwhelming holiday sales and low gas prices, according to the Commerce Department. Still, the fall ... 01/14/2015 - 9:18 am | View Website
December retail sales U.S. Retail Sales Reflect Consumer Caution Despite Lower Gas Prices Merchants Largely Remain Optimistic as Year-Over-Year Numbers Look Solid 01/14/2015 - 8:35 am | View Website
U.S. retail sales slump in December Retail sales in the U.S. sank in December in large part because of cheaper gasoline prices, but most stores posted surprisingly weak results during the busiest month ... 01/14/2015 - 5:43 am | View Website
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8212; Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man
Not so, says the reporter.
Serge Kovaleski of The New York Times says he has met Trump repeatedly, interviewing him in his office and talking to him at news conferences, when he worked for the New York Daily News in the late 1980s
"Donald and I were on a first-name basis for years," he said in a Times story about the Republican presidential candidate's behavior at a rally in South Carolina last week.
I dispute Trump's claims in today's NYT.
It’s young India that’s taking up the baton when it comes to new ideas and entrepreneurial startups, so why not create a network for those aged 25 and below, who want to be taken a little more seriously? That’s exactly what two enterprising youth did when they created a business from the Under 25 Club they began as college students.
If you're buying an Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, or 3DS this Black Friday, you've got a pretty simple task. The major consoles all come with fairly standard deals and bundles, and despite variance in what you're getting between some of the major retailers, it's pretty hard to go wrong.