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November’s Jobs Report Beats Forecasters, Again

08 December 2017
November’s Jobs Report Beats Forecasters, Again

Once again economists’ forecasts fell short in November, with the surging economy generating 228,000 new jobs compared to estimates of fewer than 200,000.

Total Black Friday Sales Set Records; Cyber Monday Also Likely a Record

27 November 2017
Total Black Friday Sales Set Records; Cyber Monday Also Likely a Record

Preliminary numbers show that online sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday surged to record highs, with Cyber Monday sales likely to do the same.

"Trump’s" Stock Rally Best Since 1945

08 November 2017
"Trump’s" Stock Rally Best Since 1945

Stock prices were predicted to drop after Donald Trump won the election a year ago, but the Dow has risen 5,000 points since then. Trump is taking the credit, but...

U.S. Economy Continues to Surprise to the Upside

31 October 2017
U.S. Economy Continues to Surprise to the Upside

One measure of how the U.S. economy continues to exceed expectations is the Economic Surprise Index published by Citigroup, which is used to measure how the economy compares to those...

Dow Crosses 23,000 for the First Time in History

17 October 2017
Dow Crosses 23,000 for the First Time in History

The Dow hits another new high, raising expectations, and concerns, about its future.

Ethanol Supporters Fight to Keep Government Regulations

02 October 2017
Ethanol Supporters Fight to Keep Government Regulations

Those in favor of continued government support for ethanol are angry with President Trump and his EPA director, Scott Pruitt.

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U.S. Economy Continues to Surprise to the Upside

31 October 2017
U.S. Economy Continues to Surprise to the Upside

One measure of how the U.S. economy continues to exceed expectations is the Economic Surprise Index published by Citigroup, which is used to measure how the economy compares to those...

Austin Booted Uber and Lyft, Startups Struggle

24 March 2017
Austin Booted Uber and Lyft, Startups Struggle

When politicians interfered with Uber and Lyft and ran them off, they got a playing field at a much lower level, leaving customers cooling their heels at the airport.  ...

What's the Cause of the U.S. Egg Shortage?

03 August 2015
What's the Cause of the U.S. Egg Shortage?

VIDEO - Writer Rebecca Terrell discusses the current egg shortage that is happening in the United States. The question is posed whether government is the cause for the shortage, or...

Trade Promotion Authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

21 April 2015
Trade Promotion Authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

VIDEO - Andy Ramirez reports on Trade Promotion Authority, an executive power that Congress can grant President Obama in regard to negotiating trade agreements with other nations. He also talks...

U.S. Tax Code Puts America 32nd Out of 34 Countries

15 September 2014
U.S. Tax Code Puts America 32nd Out of 34 Countries

Just as Washington is revving up to impose limits on "tax inversions" on corporations seeking tax havens in other countries, along comes this study to show just how uncompetitive the...

Market Basket Employees Return to Work; Unions Surprised

28 August 2014
Market Basket Employees Return to Work; Unions Surprised

The employees' strike and customer boycott against the Market Basket supermarket chain was ended with the reinstatement of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas after he bought control of the company from...

 

 

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