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
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
Will China Step Up Economic Stimulus? - Wall Street Journal China Industrial Production Growth Falls to Six-Year Low - Atlanta Journal And Constitution 09/14/2014 - 3:27 pm | View Link
King Dollar and the Peripheries - Safe Haven ... to 69 bps. The implied yield on December 2015 ... Retail Money Funds declined $1.7bn. Money market ... 9 - Financial Times (Tracy Alloway): ... 09/12/2014 - 10:56 am | View Link
The Week Ahead: Profiting From a Weak Euro - Forbes.com ... support, line b, on December 12 ... the yen will get even weaker, which ... term confidence in the jobs and income outlooks.” Retail Sales ... 09/12/2014 - 7:10 am | View Link
Loonie closes third of a cent lower, hitting five-month low - Globe and Mail Loonie lower amid economic growth worries - StockHouse USA 09/12/2014 - 4:55 am | View Link
Dollar Gains on Rates as Ruble Slides; Europe Index Futures Gain - Washington Post Reports on industrial production and retail sales are due tomorrow. ... ruble traded 0.5 percent weaker at 37 ... Wheat futures for December ... 09/11/2014 - 2:50 pm | View Link
Key December retail sales trail rest of UK THE value of Scottish retail sales in the key trading month of December was down 1.1% on a year earlier, a significantly weaker showing than that in the UK as a whole, industry figures have revealed. This "setback" for the retail sector north of the Border ... 01/14/2014 - 3:57 pm | View Link
U.K. December retail sales get online boost: BRC LONDON--U.K. retail sales ended 2013 weaker than most of the year but a boost from online non-food sales ensured they were stronger than in December 2012, a survey showed Friday. As well as showing the increasing importance of retailers' online strategy to ... 01/9/2014 - 12:50 pm | View Link
Retail sales rise 0.5% in December Retail sales rose just 5.2% in 2012. That's slower than the 7.9% growth in 2011 and 5.6% growth in 2010. And 2013 could be even weaker because lawmakers and President Obama allowed a two-year reduction in Social Security payroll taxes to lapse. Most ... 01/15/2013 - 11:15 am | View Link
U.S. retail sales weaker than expected in December, jobless claims rise WASHINGTON – Retail sales rose at the weakest pace in seven months in December and first-time claims for jobless benefits moved higher last week, signs the economic recovery remains shaky despite a pick-up in growth. Total retail sales increased 0.1% ... 01/12/2012 - 5:25 am | View Link
U.S. Retail Sales Hit All-Time High in December This was mostly due to weaker sales earlier in 2010. December's data also provides the ability to estimate holiday sales. Here's another chart that considers just November and December retail sales, excluding autos, for the past decade: This appears to ... 01/14/2011 - 1:50 am | View Link
Retail Sales News, Photos and Videos Browse Retail Sales latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Retail Sales at abcnews.com 09/22/2014 - 10:35 pm | View Website
U.S. Retail Sales : Definition, Statistics & Components Retail sales rose 0.6% in August, which drove year-over-year sales up 5%. This means that third quarter GDP growth could be very strong. 09/22/2014 - 9:13 am | View Website
ADVANCE MONTHLY SALES FOR RETAIL AND FOOD SERVICES AUGUST ... Table 1. Estimated Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services, by Kind of Business (Total sales estimates are shown in millions of dollars and are based on data from ... 09/21/2014 - 11:12 pm | View Website
Monthly & Annual Retail Trade, Main Page Monthly Retail Trade Report. The July 2014 Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services report was released on September 12, 2014 for sales and inventories, and available as: 09/21/2014 - 8:49 pm | View Website
Retail Sales, December 2013 Contains a first estimate of retail sales in value and volume terms, seasonally and non-seasonally adjusted. 09/21/2014 - 6:18 pm | View Website
Jon Stewart can't believe he has to explain melting ice to Congress.
The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology interrogated Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren last week about climate change. Naturally, the Daily Show host had a few choice words for certain Congressional members present at the meeting.
But it was one comment from Texas Republican Rep.
If you've ever been bullied at work, you can take solace in the fact that you're not alone. A new study from jobs website CareerBuilder found that 28% of the 3,372 full-time workers surveyed said they had been bullied at the office, with 5% saying a bully had caused them to leave a job.
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