WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed.Full Story »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.’s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.
- Aug 29, 2014 09:49 am|
HERSHEY (AP) — The Hershey Co. is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.
- Aug 29, 2014 01:26 pm|
WASHINGTON – After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it first estimated.
- Aug 28, 2014 10:29 am|
The University of Pittsburgh is launching an initiative intended to increase entrepreneurial activity in the Mon Valley.
- Aug 28, 2014 10:57 pm|
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to remain strong.
- Aug 28, 2014 10:29 am|
WASHINGTON – Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
- Aug 28, 2014 10:37 am|
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.
- Aug 27, 2014 10:47 am|
The July unemployment rates for Washington and Greene counties each rose 0.2 of a percentage point from June.
- Aug 26, 2014 11:51 am|
WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July but much of the strength came from a huge surge in demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of transportation, orders actually fell.
- Aug 26, 2014 09:33 am|
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Catalyst Connection will present a panel discussion entitled “Manufacturing 2015,” from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Sept. 19 at Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe.
- Aug 26, 2014 08:51 pm|
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