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 airlines report stronger passenger traffic growth in October Increased RPM is positive for an airline, meaning more passengers are using their service. This results in topline growth, provided the yield also increases. 12/5/2014 - 4:00 pm | View Link
Fitch: Inside Credit: Growth Risks for Emerging Market Banks & Eurozone Corporate Bonds Growth risks headline this week's edition of Fitch Ratings' Inside Credit for both emerging market banks and Eurozone corporate bond issuance. Weak growth and the prospect of defla 12/5/2014 - 9:58 am | View Link
Is Renren (RENN) a Great Growth Stock? Renren is one such company that might be well-positioned for future earnings growth as it saw EPS growth of 89.5% last year, and is looking great for this year too. 12/5/2014 - 5:47 am | View Link
Why Dyax (DYAX) Could Be an Impressive Growth Stock Dyax has been witnessing a positive trend in its current year loss estimate and possess a favorable long term growth rate of 18.6% 12/5/2014 - 5:39 am | View Link
Wage growth stuck below precrisis levels: ILO Stagnant wage growth in developed countries is in danger of dragging economic performance down, the ILO warns. 12/5/2014 - 4:54 am | View Link
‘Smart growth’ and cheap housing can’t co-exist Mick Ireland’s “Heart of Aspen squeezed by big development” commentary (Dec. 8) raises some issues but in my opinion skirts the real issues and fails to address the root cause of the heart squeezing, which began over 50 years ago. Call it no growth ... 12/13/2014 - 9:16 pm | View Link
Qatar trims economic growth forecast amid oil price slump Qatar's economy is likely to grow 7.7 percent in 2015, slightly slower than previously expected but still well up from 6.3 percent forecast for this year, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics said on Sunday. The OPEC member's fiscal surplus ... 12/13/2014 - 9:09 pm | View Link
Population growth could mean constructing more or adding to school buildings In 2001, after three decades of population decline, the decision was made to close two Aberdeen elementary schools; K-5 enrollment hit a low of 1,623 in 2004. Then, the city’s population began to grow again. The 2010 census found that 26,091 people lived ... 12/13/2014 - 9:02 pm | View Link
Premium growth slows to 9 pct in Oct, Nov as auto sales fall After clipping at 12-13 per cent growth in the first half, the incremental premium income of the Rs 80,000-crore general insurance industry has plunged to single-digits in both October and November due to sharp fall in motor insurance premium, say industry ... 12/13/2014 - 8:27 pm | View Link
New suburb set for Camellia peninsula to take Parra growth A WESTERN Sydney industrial wasteland will become Sydney’s newest suburb, with the state government and Parramatta Council set to partner on a plan to make the Camellia peninsula a residential hub. Parramatta council will consider a proposal on Monday ... 12/13/2014 - 7:21 pm | View Link
Economic growth Economic growth is the increase in the market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time. It is conventionally measured as the percent rate of ... 12/19/2014 - 10:28 pm | View Website
Economic growth Defining Economic Growth The simplest definition of economic growth is an increase in real gross domestic product (GDP) (that is, GDP adj 12/19/2014 - 7:07 pm | View Website
growth growth (grōth) n. 1. a. The process of growing. b. Full development; maturity. 2. Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution. 12/19/2014 - 11:29 am | View Website
Growth Definition of GROWTH. 1. a (1): a stage in the process of growing: size (2): full growth . b: the process of growing . c: progressive development : evolution 12/19/2014 - 11:22 am | View Website
Growth | Define Growth at Dictionary.com Smart growth is an approach to development aimed at addressing the problems posed by urban sprawl. Take a virtual tour into the growth of a tumor and watch how blood ... 12/19/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
A former police chief has been sentenced to five years of probation for stealing from the St. Louis County town of Charlack.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/13nlYm6) reports that a five-year prison term will be suspended if he meets the terms of his probation.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country's last steps to full democracy nearly fours years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
SINJAR MOUNTAIN, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish fighters flashed victory signs as they swept across the northern side of Sinjar mountain on Saturday, two days after breaking through to free hundreds of Yazidis trapped there for months by Islamic State fighters.