posted on July 2, 2015 at 5:01 PM
Manufacturing growth has accelerated for the past two months, evidence that U.S. factories are beginning to adapt and overcome the drags caused by a rise in the dollar's value and cheaper oil prices, two trends that date back to last fall.
posted on March 27, 2015 at 7:29 PM
Advanced drilling techniques fuel a boom in domestic crude production supporting thousands of jobs. But in Oklahoma, environmentalists say fracking also is responsible for a sharp increase in earthquakes. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson...
posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:06 PM
Printed pastries with individually tailored nutrient levels. Ravioli that assemble themselves. Wedding cake toppers that are exact, tiny, renditions of the happy couple. It's all possible thanks to a fresh meeting of taste and technology that has...
posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:04 PM
The number of solar industry jobs in Nevada more than doubled last year, the fastest per capita growth in the nation, a nonprofit research and education group said in a new report Thursday.
posted on February 6, 2015 at 2:48 PM
High crude prices catapulted North Dakota into the top tier of the global oil market and doubled or tripled the size of once-sleepy towns that suddenly had to accommodate a small army of petroleum workers.
posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:45 PM
Two conflicting reports released this week indicate the battle over ethanol is far from over.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 6:18 PM
Snapshot of rural economy reveals slight improvement, but the survey of bank CEOs in 10 Midwestern states reveals some sectors of the rural economy are on the decline.
posted on March 14, 2014 at 7:27 PM
So far the prospects of an economic rebound seem to be fading which is not good news for people looking for jobs or those hoping to advance.
posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Obama downplayed the pipeline's effect on jobs, calling it a "blip" compared with the overall economy.
posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work.
From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps and to a much larger universe of...
posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM
The waiting game is far from dull where the Keystone XL pipeline is concerned. Though the door has closed on the public comment period in response to the U.S. State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement, another has opened.
posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union speech this week, calling for action on jobs, deficits and other of his lofty goals.
posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:15 AM
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 350,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, fell to a nearly five-year low of 356,750.
posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:07 PM
Grant will pay 200 dislocated oystermen to re-shell bay in the Florida Panhandle
posted on September 21, 2012 at 6:33 PM
The U.S. alleges that China is illegally subsidizing exports in their automobile and auto parts sectors – putting American parts manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage and encouraging the relocation of production to China.