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
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Report predicts gas prices a bigger hit than carbon tax A report suggests that rising gas prices will impose a greater cost on the food processing sector than the carbon tax ever did. The report by Deloitte Access Economics predicts that gas prices could triple over the next seven years, costing the food and ... 07/23/2014 - 4:29 pm | View Link
Natural Gas Prices Are Plummeting... And This Stock Could Shine And the resulting price collapse has left many to wonder: Will gas prices keep plunging, or have they hit bottom? View gallery The answer to that question: Gas prices are likely to keep falling. [More from StreetAuthority.com: Are These The Buyback Kings ... 07/23/2014 - 6:36 am | View Link
8 Month Low for U.S. Natural Gas a Buying Opportunity Yesterday, I mentioned that natural gas prices hit an eight month low Monday, yet one of the catalysts for prices rising as high as they did was the harsh winter we experienced. Some of you might have noticed that our natural gas supplies were at a record ... 07/23/2014 - 5:56 am | View Link
Have Natural Gas Prices Hit Bottom? It's been a summer of open windows and dormant air conditioners in the Eastern U.S. as the mercury has failed to break 85 degrees on most days and night-time lows fall down to the mid-50s in much of New England. And that partially explains why natural gas ... 07/23/2014 - 2:57 am | View Link
Must-know: Why natural gas prices slumped sharply to ~$3.95 Why oil prices spiked while natural gas prices hit a 7-month low (Part 2 of 2) (Continued from Part 1) A slump Natural gas futures prices fell sharply last week to settle at ~$3.95 per Btu (British thermal unit). This decline was primarily due to a larger ... 07/22/2014 - 7:46 pm | View Link
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it continues its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U. S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions could drastically reduce money paid to consumers depending on appeals.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - General Motors Co wants to put nearly a fifth of its workers at a factory in Brazil on paid leave, an auto workers union said on Thursday, amid falling output in Latin America's largest economy.
Yammer co-founder David Sacks announced he’s leaving Microsoft on Wednesday, tweeting a thank you and goodbye to his “YamFamily.”Microsoft acquired the enterprise social networking and chat tool two years ago, and when it did, Sacks was seen as a potentially transformative figure for the legacy technology company. He was even mentioned by outsiders as a candidate to replace Microsoft's outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer last year, though it’s not clear if he was ever seriously considered.