WASHINGTON – After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.Full Story »
When I began writing a monthly column for the Washington County Business Journal in 2002, the area’s business landscape was progressing at a steady clip, with the original Southpointe development approaching critical mass and a retail renaissance occurring out on the edge of the county seat.
- Jul 30, 2014 10:20 pm|
WASHINGTON (AP) – A private survey showed businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.
- Jul 30, 2014 10:08 am|
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it’s offering no clearer hint of when it will start raising its benchmark short-term interest rate.
- Jul 30, 2014 10:20 pm|
WASHINGTON – More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
- Jul 29, 2014 03:33 pm|
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months, as home sales remain modest.
- Jul 29, 2014 03:36 pm|
HOUSTON – Waste Management is selling a subsidiary to Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion as part of its effort to focus on its core business.
- Jul 29, 2014 03:37 pm|
Western Pennsylvania gas prices dipped about four cents to $3.72 a gallon this week, according to AAA East Central.
- Jul 29, 2014 09:03 pm|
Valley Pool & Spa is heading south – to Washington County.
- Jul 28, 2014 08:41 pm|
Dollar Tree agreed Monday to buy Family Dollar Stores for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, uniting two of North America’s biggest deep-discount retailers.
- Jul 28, 2014 01:20 pm|
At the Meadows Casino, where gambling can be a lifestyle, this was a sure bet.
- Jul 27, 2014 07:00 pm|
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