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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U. S. infrastructure is crumbling and David Brooks has at his fingertips the wrong answer why.
At the Campaign for America's Future, Dave Johnson dismantles the latest David Brooks nonsense:
The New York Times’ David Brooks writes today in “The Working Nation“: ”Western economies delivered broad and growing prosperity for the middle class.
The collaboration between the two came to fruition in the form of their debut album with this project, Sukierae. I haven't heard the rest of the album, but after hearing this song, I'm eager to. It's got Tweedy's good lyrics plus the music is interesting and well-arranged. It was originally going to be a solo release by Jeff featuring his son playing drums, but he ended up getting involved in "[helping] the songs take shape." If you get the chance to hear the rest of the album, let us know what you think of it in the comments.
Got any favorite musical projects made up of members of the same family?
By Richard Mize, Real Estate EditorHomebuyers kept buying, while builders, through September, kept the slower-than-2013 pace they’ve maintained all year.
The market skimmed another sliver off the local inventory of homes for sale.
The number of homes listed for sale at the end of last month, 7,004, amounted to a 4.17-month supply, according to the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors.
That means it would take that long for the listed houses to be sold at the 12-month average of 1,680 sales per month if no more went on the market.