With today’s lackluster jobs report, the Labor Department is now estimating that the economy added an average of 94,000 jobs per month in December and January, which is barely enough to keep up with population growth. Combine …
Fewer unemployment claims than expected
But a lack of construction appears to blame
The world’s largest brewer is adding to its empire
Amazon has long been given the benefit of the doubt by investors, who have been content to forgo profits as long as Amazon has proven that it is rapidly growing its footprint.
Fears over emerging markets and corporate earnings
The economic picture is looking brighter these days. The federal government announced Thursday that economic growth had picked up to its fastest pace in two years, while employment growth over the past five months has averaged a healthy 185,000 new jobs. But as evidenced by a report out Thursday from the Corporation for Enterprise …
The U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter of last year, the government estimated Thursday.
Despite a weak jobs report earlier this month
Real Estate analytics firm Core Logic announced Wednesday that there were a total of 620,111 foreclosures across the country in 2013, a 24% decline from 2012 when 820,000 homes were foreclosed upon.
Cold weather isn’t great for the economy, as cancelled plane trips and snowed-in commuters causes billions of dollars in losses to businesses across the country. But not every company fears heavy snowfall and subzero …