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NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, following the sharpest moves in indexes in the past three months during the two previous sessions, as developments in Ukraine and Gaza continue to garner investor focus.
*EMC jumps on report of activist investor stake. NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, following the sharpest moves in indexes in the past three months during the two previous sessions, as developments in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip continue to garner investor focus.
Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978:. Dec. 29, 1979: Bally's Atlantic City opens. Aug. 13, 1980: Sands Casino Hotel opens.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Even before a slew of casino closings hit Atlantic City, gambling operators, government officials and regulators had been working to improve the resort's prospects.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City's casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos and not enough gamblers. James Whelan, a former Atlantic City mayor.
Millions of Americans with shoddy credit records are obtaining used car loans, resembling the subprime mortgage mess, The NYT found.
A Congressional Budget Office report earlier this year lent some support for that view. It found that a minimum wage of $10.10 an hour, as President Obama supports, could cost 500,000 jobs nationwide.
It seeks unspecified damages and an order that Subaru initiate a recall to fix the problem. The lawsuit says Subaru of America, which has headquarters in Cherry Hill, has "long known about" the defect but has refused to address it or repair affected vehicles without charge.
WASHINGTON— Since the Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, the U.S. economy has generated 7.8 million jobs. North Dakota, benefiting from an oil and gas drilling boom, has created nearly 98,000 jobs over the past five years, a 27 percent increase-- by far the best in the country.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management disclosed its final approval first to The Associated Press ahead of an announcement later Friday. The approval opens the outer continental shelf from Delaware to Florida to exploration by energy companies preparing to apply for drilling leases in 2018, when current congressional limits are set to expire.
MORRISTOWN, N.J.— Honeywell International Inc. on Friday reported profit that climbed by 7.6 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Morristown, New Jersey- based company said profit increased to $1.1 billion, or $1.38 per share, from $1.02 billion, or $1.28 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
July 18- Catalent Inc, controlled by Blackstone Group LP, said it expects its initial public offering to be priced between $19 and $22 per share, valuing the company at about $2.57 billion at the top end. The company's major customers include Pfizer Inc, Johnson& Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Merck& Co Inc and Novartis AG.
NEW YORK, July 17- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been seeking information on 10 registered broker dealers as part of an ongoing investigation into high-frequency trading strategies, according to an internal SEC document reviewed by Reuters.
RENO, Nev.— The managers of the Hard Rock Hotel& Casino in Las Vegas have announced plans to open one at Lake Tahoe this winter after a $60 million renovation of the former Horizon Casino Resort at Stateline.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The federal government is proposing leases for windmill power projects off the New Jersey coast. The federal Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Management on Thursday proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for commercial wind energy projects.
TRENTON, N.J.— Officials say New Jersey's unemployment rate inched down to 6.6 percent in June, its lowest level in more than five years. The report released Thursday by the state Labor Department and based on data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage points in June.
Exelon Corp.' s Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township, New Jersey resumed full operations on Thursday. Oyster Creek generates enough electricity to power roughly all the homes in Monmouth and Ocean counties combined. Oyster Creek is due to shut down by the end of 2019. It went online in 1969..
WASHINGTON— Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region surged in July, expanding at its fastest pace in more than three years, as new orders, shipments, and hiring all rose. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday that its index of regional factory activity rose to 23.9 in July from 17.8 in June.
The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid fell 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 302,000. The less volatile four-week average has slipped to 309,000, the lowest reading since June 2007, about five months before the Great Recession began. California: Down 4,008, due to fewer layoffs in the service industry.
WASHINGTON, July 17- Foreclosure activity in the United States dropped last month to the lowest level since July 2006, before the housing bubble burst, and likely will continue to drop through the first half of next year, an industry group said on Thursday.