Oregon has received just 219 paper applications for Obamacare insurance, and the state's online health care exchange still isn't working.» Read More
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Dec 3- Shoppers browsing in supermarkets around the world would once have been reassured by a' Made in Japan' tag. The growing list of food scandals could dent Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to boost exports of high-end products such as Kobe beef, organic sake and even gimmicky square watermelons.
NEW YORK-- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said Monday it will nominate its own slate of directors to the board of TriQuint Semiconductor. The candidates include Starboard CEO Jeffrey Smith and Richard Hill, chairman of Tessera Technology Inc., a holding company with interests in intellectual property and digital optics.
*Biogen, Gilead lead health-sector rally on news from Europe. NEW YORK, Nov 22- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with the S&P 500 closing above 1,800 for the first time and healthcare names leading the way higher.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, led by healthcare stocks, putting the Dow and S&P 500 on track for a seventh straight week of gains. Shares of Biogen shot up 11.9 percent on heavy volume to $282.37 after the company won 10 years of exclusivity protection for its multiple sclerosis drug, Tecfidera, from regulators in Europe.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday in the absence of economic data and ahead of a holiday-shortened week in the United States, a day after the Dow industrials closed above 16,000 for the first time.
RENO, Nev.-- Federal land managers intend to reissue a right of way for a 678- mile mile natural gas pipeline from Wyoming to Oregon now that government scientists have completed a second environmental review they say corrects deficiencies in the first one struck down by a U.S. appeals court.
BOISE, Idaho-- A trucking company hired by a subsidiary of General Electric Co. to ship massive oil refinery equipment to the tar sands project in western Canada hopes to begin moving the oversized loads along highways in eastern Oregon and southern Idaho, officials in both states say.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
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.
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.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
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.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- President Barack Obama has renewed his promise that if you like your health insurance plan, you can keep it- at least for another year.