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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
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The House has approved an election-year package of legislation to cut taxes, reduce regulations and boost energy production, including approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The measures adopted Thursday had already been passed by the Republican-controlled House as separate legislation, but stalled in the Democratic-controlled Senate.
The bills are unlikely to be taken up in the Senate, and they face veto threats from the White House.
Boston's National Public Radio news station, 90.9 WBUR, said Thursday that it is the first public radio station on the country to debut on Google Glass.
“As wearable technology, Glass allows for an audio stream experience while you're doing something else—walking, biking or otherwise on the move—with voice control and simple tap commands,” said John Davidow, executive editor, new media at WBUR in a statement.
Construction on Boeing’s 777X Composite Wing Center is set to begin almost two months earlier than planned. A key building permit for the Everett-based project was approved Sept. 10, seven weeks ahead of schedule.
The permitting process, mapped out by the Washington Department of Ecology, moved forward quickly simply because there was nothing stopping it.
Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) has a deal with Houston-based Linn Energy LLC (Nasdaq: LINE) for another huge land swap.
Irving-based Exxon Mobil will receive 17,800 net acres in the Texas Permian Basin to be managed by its subsidiary, Fort Worth-based XTO Energy Inc. Linn, in turn, will get interest in about 500 net acres of Exxon Mobil’s South Belridge Field, which is near Bakersfield, California.
Exxon Mobil is getting acreage in the Wolfcamp and Spraberry shales of the Permian's Midland Basin.…
German software giant SAP will acquire travel and expense software company Concur for $8.3 billion.
The deal is expected to close in late 2014 or early 2015.
SAP will pay $129 a share for Bellvue, Washington-based Concur. The company's share price was $107 a share at the end of the trading day Thursday.
Tesla Motors, the popular Silicon Valley company that makes luxury electric-powered cars, is opening a showroom and service center near Cool Springs.
It's Tesla's first operation in all of Tennessee, according to an announcement made Sept. 18.
Tesla is leasing 1641 Westgate Circle, in Brentwood. The property sits at Exit 69 of Interstate 65, right near the point where Brentwood stops and the city of Franklin, including its Cool Springs commercial hub, begins.
The renovated building is the former…