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
Canadian Retail Sales Drop in December OTTAWA—Canadian retail sales unexpectedly declined in December, posting their worst performance in nine months, due to weaker demand for new cars and clothes. The decrease ended four straight months of gains for retail sales, which had a rocky 2016 as ... 02/21/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
U.S. retail sales raise less than expected in December WASHINGTON， Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in December， pointing to a weaker economic growth in the final quarter of 2016， the Commerce Department reported Friday. Retail sales edged up 0.6 percent from the previous ... 01/13/2017 - 8:59 am | View Link
U.S. retail sales miss consensus in December, core rises 0.2% Rising retail sales over time correlate with stronger economic growth, while weaker sales signal a declining economy. Core retail sales, which exclude automobile sales, increased by a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in December, compared to forecasts for an ... 01/12/2017 - 7:19 pm | View Link
UK retail sales in decline in December Like-for-like retail sales in December fell 0.1 percent year on ... when consumers will more keenly feel the bite of inflation and the weaker pound,” she added. Sales of fashion goods declined 1.07 percent in December, but the overall figure was pushed ... 01/6/2017 - 2:28 am | View Link
Retail Sales Weaker Than Expected in December Once again, automobile sales saved the day for December's retail sales. Motor vehicles and parts dealers' sales were up 2.4 percent in the last month of 2016 to close the year up 6.8 percent, helping boost the retail sales number for both periods. 01/12/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
Changing Landscape of Hong Kong’s Retail Sales Changing Landscape of Hong Kong’s Retail Sales Christine M. C. Cheung Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong, China firstname.lastname@example.org 04/20/2017 - 8:52 am | View Website
Economic News Thursday, 13 Apr 2017 | 11:54 AM ET. Home sales jumped nearly 9 percent in March compared with March 2016, as the number of homes for sale plunged 13 percent. 04/20/2017 - 5:39 am | View Website
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Popular Cartoon Network show We Bare Bears is the story of three bears living a modern human life in San Francisco.
But at its heart, it's also a parable about the charms and perils of an increasingly connected society.
The show's creator, Daniel Chong, said he tries to pick modern references for the show, to reflect his audiences.
Having driven nearly three million miles in trials, Google spin-off Waymo is ready to begin real-world tests of its autonomous vehicle tech with members of the public; the company is now offering free rides to people in Phoenix, Arizona who want to participate in its Early Rider program. If you’re in the city and travel around the Phoenix metropolitan area – including the towns of Chandler, Tempe, Mesa and Gilbert – you can sign up by filling out a form on Waymo’s site.
Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money…
The long-awaited Bartram's Mile Trail officially opened on Earth Day this past weekend, and officials said its debut would give West Philadelphia's Bartram's Garden a boost in attendance.
A boost in vistation for Bartram's Garden would be a boon for the region, which has reaped millions of dollars in economic impact from Greater Philadelphia's gardens.
The 1.1-mile Bartram’s Mile Trail opened over the weekend, lengthening the Schuylkill River Trail from Grays Ferry Avenue to 56th Street.
Swiss pharmaceuticals group Novartis says net income fell 15 percent in the first quarter, as it continued to adjust to generic competition for its Gleevec leukemia drug and stopped work on a hoped-for treatment for heart failure.