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A check by Reuters showed visitors waiting for the Florida, Pennsylvania and South Carolina markets. But the queue in Pennsylvania and South Carolina quickly disappeared as volumes fluctuated. "The real challenges remain, and that's downstream," said Rick Howard, research director for the technology consultant Gartner. "
NEW YORK, Dec 2- U.S. stocks rebounded slightly from a weak start on Monday after robust factory data that pointed to steady economic growth, while the yen tumbled on news that the Bank of Japan is considering expanding its stimulus.
WASHINGTON, Dec 2- President Barack Obama and his HealthCare.gov website face another critical test starting this week, as Americans who have been unable to enroll in health coverage under Obamacare rush to a site that continues to face challenges.
But people familiar with the discussions said that South Carolina, Alabama, Texas, Utah, California, Kansas, Missouri and Washington state are among the possibilities.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov 21- A U.S. judge on Thursday approved a landmark settlement between Alabama's bankrupt Jefferson County and creditors that locks in more than $1 billon of losses for Wall Street and clears a path to end the second-biggest U.S. municipal bankruptcy case.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
Nov 20- A $1.78 billion bond sale by Alabama's Jefferson County pulled in overseas buyers and other unusual municipal market investors, offering fat interest rates to overcome the taint of a landmark 2011 bankruptcy.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
*ThyssenKrupp says in exclusive talks to sell U.S. plant. *ThyssenKrupp pushes back results to Dec. 2 from Nov. 21. FRANKFURT, Nov 20- Germany's ThyssenKrupp is nearing a long-awaited sale of its U.S. steel plant and has reached an agreement to settle a cartel lawsuit, clearing the way for it to raise much-needed capital.
*ThyssenKrupp says in exclusive talks to sell its U.S. plant. FRANKFURT, Nov 19- German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp pushed back the publication of its annual financial results as talks to sell a steel plant in the United States entered the home stretch.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
California, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina, Ohio and Oregon said they would act on Obama's offer, announced on Thursday, to give a one-year extension to existing policies. Washington, Vermont and Rhode Island- all of which are running their own state-based insurance exchanges- said they would not.
California, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina, and Ohio said they would act on Obama's offer, announced on Thursday, to give a one-year extension to existing policies. Washington, Vermont and Rhode Island- all of which are running their own state-based insurance exchanges- said they would not.
Nov 14- State economic officials have jumped at the chance to grab a piece of Boeing's newest jetliner program after a union vote stalled efforts to build the aircraft in Washington state. On Thursday, Boeing officials were already en route to states to talk about incentives.