Gov. Pat McCrory (R-NC), discusses his pro-growth agenda for North Carolina and explains why we need to cut up the credit card owed to the Federal government.» Read More
NEW YORK, Feb 7- Think of successful people, and the mind usually defaults to areas of personal achievement. First Volunteer Job: Playground building in Egypt. "I was 15 at the time, living in a city called Limoges in the south of France, and with a group of friends decided to travel to Egypt and do some volunteer work at the same time.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- A surge in bets that shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters would rise sharply by the end of the week has raised suspicions, coming as it did just hours before news of a partnership deal with Coca-Cola.
WASHINGTON, Feb 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook and the broader economy.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- San Franciscans have long blamed the technology sector for rising rents. Now, a study from real-estate company Trulia backs them up. Rents are rising faster in U.S. tech hubs than in the rest of the country, Trulia said in a report released Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Barack Obama's administration announced the formation on Wednesday of seven "climate hubs" help farmers and rural communities adapt to extreme weather conditions and other effects of climate change.
WASHINGTON, Feb 4- New orders for U.S. factory goods outside of the volatile transportation sector rose for a third straight month in December, easing concerns of an abrupt slowdown in manufacturing activity.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- Leaders of U.S. cities and states criticized bank regulators' proposal to block banks from counting municipal debt toward buffers of easy-to-sell assets they will have to hold in case of a credit crunch.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- U.S. consumer spending rose in December, but an ebb in consumer confidence and signs of cooling in factory activity this month suggested economic growth could moderate in the first quarter.
NEW YORK, Jan 30- The arctic cold sweeping across the United States has caused rare winter power interruptions for U.S. spinning mills in North and South Carolina, including Frontier Spinning Mills, the second-largest yarn producer in the United States.
WASHINGTON, Jan 28- President Barack Obama will vow in his State of the Union address on Tuesday to act to help small-dollar savers, spur manufacturing and expand school internet access as part of his pledge to strengthen economic security for all Americans.
WASHINGTON, Jan 28- Rising household spending and exports likely pushed the U.S. economy ahead at a decent clip in the fourth quarter, building a foundation for stronger growth this year. The other was on the inventory front, "said Sam Bullard, a senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities in Charlotte, North Carolina.
WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Three prominent Republican senators on Monday called for replacing Obamacare with a package of election-year proposals intended to lower health insurance costs while retaining some elements of President Barack Obama's health reform law.
NEW YORK, Jan 27- With a wife and a 10- year-old daughter, Matthew Amster-Burton appears to be one of the likelier people to buy a house, but the Seattle food writer says he has no interest in doing so.
The DoJ and the CFTC have both held investigations into whether BofA engaged in improper trading by doing its own futures trades ahead of executing large orders for clients.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 25- The U.S. Department of Justice and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have both held investigations into whether Bank of America engaged in improper trading by doing its own futures trades ahead of executing large orders for clients, according to a regulatory filing.
WASHINGTON, Jan 23- The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said that General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas LLC has agreed to pay $2.7 million to resolve allegations that it made false claims to U.S. regulators about a nuclear reactor component.
NEW YORK, Jan 22- Convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff was hospitalized last month for a heart attack, CNBC reported on Wednesday. A spokesman for the Bureau of Prisons in Washington, Ed Ross, said the agency could not comment on inmates' medical conditions, although he said it was "not unusual" for prisoners who require treatment to be sent to local medical facilities.
NEW YORK, Jan 21- Think of it as "Failure to. When the Pew Research Center, a Washington- based think tank, released a 2013 report on the "sandwich generation"- those in their 40 s and 50 s who are often squeezed between caring for their kids and their elderly parents as well- the numbers were stunning.
WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved the $2.5 billion purchase of regional grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc by Kroger Co, deciding the transaction does not violate anti-trust law, the companies said on Friday.
WASHINGTON, Jan 16- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell for the second consecutive week last week, suggesting a sharp step-down in job growth in December was likely to be temporary.