Content Tagged 'economy'

Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August
Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July.
US stock market closes mostly lower
The U.S. stock market is closing mostly lower, pulled down by a fall in Apple and other technology companies.
Fed survey finds moderate growth across the US
A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy strengthening in all regions in July and August in areas from consumer spending to auto sales to tourism.
US stocks edge lower at midday after early rise
The U.S. stock market is slipping after an early rise brought on reports of a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine.
Ford's US sales flat in August
Ford's U.S. sales were flat in August as slowing pickup truck sales masked gains elsewhere.
College Graduates Have Big Task of Finding Job Ahead
For both military and non-military students crossing the stage, the next step is landing a job. Video Video
National Minimum Wage Could be Raised Soon
Political leaders around the country are talking about raising the national minimum wage. Video Video
US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July
U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year.
GM reports 1.2 percent August sales decline
General Motors says its U.S. sales fell 1.2 percent last month as rising truck and SUV sales couldn't offset falling car sales.
US factory orders up record 10.5 percent in July
Business orders for U.S. factory goods shot up by a record amount in July, reflecting a surge in demand in the volatile category of commercial aircraft.
Smokin' the Sound has Successful Year
Officials say this year's Smokin’ the Sound was a success. Video Video
Stocks open higher after Ukraine cease-fire deal
U.S. stocks are opening higher, tracking European markets that jumped following an apparent cease-fire deal in Ukraine.
Film Co. to Lease Skate Park Says it Will Help Coast Economy
Much has already been said about the closing of the Harrison County Skate Park. Now we learn more about the film company who wants to lease the building. Video Video
Biloxi Baseball Team Expected to Bring Revenue to Coast
While fans are excited to see baseball in Biloxi, the benefits of a having a team extend further than that. Video Video
Rep. of Mississippi Development Authority Praises Coast Economy
A state authority visiting the Coast is impressed with southern Mississippi's economic development.
Wicker: Unemployment Still a Top Concern
Five years after Obama’s failed stimulus Republicans offer job-creating ideas without more spending.
Gas Prices Drop Since Six Year High Last Month
People across the nation are getting at least a little bit of relief at the pump. Video Video
Car Dealerships are Seeing a Rise in Sales this Year
The month of November saw a major increase in car sales nationwide, thanks to strong end of the month numbers. Video Video
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