Citi analyst Glen Yeung said that memory prices are likely to continue to rise. Additionally, they said that Intel, Microsoft and other PC makers' increased focus on making lower-cost notebooks could stimulate demand for personal computers, which could also benefit Micron.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.-- A Delaware aircraft preservation group denies a Wyoming man's claim that it found pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart's missing plane in 2010 but sat on the news so it could solicit him to pay for a later search.
WASHINGTON-- The Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to resume the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children, a largely symbolic move in the first immigration-related vote in either chamber of Congress this year and a measure of the daunting challenge facing supporters of a sweeping overhaul of existing law on the subject.
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation said it would promote efficiency to move the lawsuits by 14 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. to a federal court in New York, where they will be overseen by U.S.
NEW YORK-- Coldwater Creek Inc. shares tumbled Thursday after the women's clothing and accessories retailer reported lower-than-expected first-quarter sales and issued a disappointing outlook for the current period. Sales dropped 8 percent to $155.7 million, falling short of the average Wall Street estimate of $166.7 million.
WASHINGTON-- A key GOP lawmaker has abandoned bipartisan immigration talks in the House amid a dispute over health coverage for people here illegally, but others in the group intend to push forward toward a deal. A spokesman says Congressman Raul Labrador of Idaho has quit the group of eight lawmakers working toward sweeping immigration legislation.
*But one member drops out, leaving a Gang of Seven. WASHINGTON, June 5- The U.S. House of Representatives "Gang of Eight" capped four years of on-again, off-again talks by reaching a tentative bipartisan agreement on Wednesday on a comprehensive deal to overhaul U.S. immigration laws.
WASHINGTON, June 3- Fourteen Republican-led states that oppose expanding Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health reform will leave 3.6 million of their poorest adult residents uninsured, at a cost of $9.4 billion per year by 2017, researchers said on Monday.
WASHINGTON, June 3- From the technology and tourism industries to the fruit growers of California, there is something for almost everyone in the sprawling immigration legislation that the U.S. Senate will start debating this month.
*South Korea testing U.S. wheat and flour supplies at weekend. WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, May 31- Two days after news that genetically modified wheat had been found growing in Oregon, U.S. officials said they were no closer to knowing how it appeared, while South Korea joined Japan in suspending some U.S. wheat purchases.
Fred Meyer is recalling a $20 Easter toy sold in four western states because the music it plays is too loud and could possibly cause hearing damage.
May 29- A Berkshire Hathaway Inc unit will pay $5.6 billion for NV Energy Inc, the electric utility serving Las Vegas and its power-hungry casinos, in yet another large energy deal for Warren Buffett in the western United States.
Obama's decision to nominate them roughly one month after SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White was sworn in signals the administration is anxious to ensure the agency will have a full, five-member commission to complete its busy rulemaking agenda. The SEC is trying to complete rules required by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.
WASHINGTON, May 23- President Barack Obama nominated two U.S. Senate aides on Thursday to serve as members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the White House said in a statement. Kara Stein, who works for Democratic Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island, would replace Democrat Elisse Walter.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
May 22- When it comes to managing credit, American women have a slight edge over men, according to a study of credit reports by the credit report agency Experian Plc. Experian looked at 750,000 credit reports, a sample of what it collected nationwide, and found that while women earn 23 percent less than men, they know how to handle debt.
We score all the states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
WASHINGTON, May 7- The Senate Banking Committee chairman warned Tuesday the U.S. Export-Import Bank could be forced to stop operations in two months unless the Senate quickly approves the nomination of Fred Hochberg to lead the government-run bank for another four years.
WASHINGTON, May 2- As they finalize budgets for the next fiscal year, many states are sending a message to the U.S. government about the effects of spending cuts known as sequestration on federally funded projects: You're on your own.
WASHINGTON, April 26- Meatpackers could hire employees through an agricultural guest worker program for the first time under a visa program proposed by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee chairman on Friday. Chairman Bob Goodlatte, who oversees the legal code, said he would examine the immigration system issue by issue "to ensure we get immigration reform right."