THIS WOMAN WRITES Chickens, Dishwashing, and Keynesian Economics
You know, you wouldn't think that Sicilian Buttercup chickens would have much to do with the U.S. economy, healthcare -- yours or society's -- or even whether to wash your dishes by hand or use a dish... Posted on 5/10/13 at 2:48 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Education debate about more spending, better economy
By Don Davis
A debate about education funding goes beyond helping individual students: There is widespread agreement that a better education system would help the economy.
However, there is less agree... Posted on 4/23/13 at 9:48 PM
RENEW ND Fargo ranks as top city for employment, but........
Fun to see Fargo as a lead story in Wall Street 24/7 and Yahoo for our high rate of employment, however I think they need a few more stock pictures so folks know it's not always blizzarding here. Here... Posted on 12/11/12 at 10:14 AM
COBBERS OF THE BRAIN Obesity: The Rising Epidemic
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website, . There has been an increase in obesity in the United States and rates remain high. More than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7... Posted on 11/25/12 at 4:20 PM
FINANCIAL PLANNING: INFORMATION AND RESOURCES A Two-minute Economics Course
Economics isn't a fun subject in or out of school, but being familiar with some basic facts about the U.S. economy may help you sort through some of the media hype.
US GDP data by YCharts
GDP -- Meas... Posted on 11/9/12 at 4:42 PM
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — President Barack Obama used a Minnesota visit Friday to tout a new initiative to connect veterans with jobs, saying that many private employers could benefit from skills veterans gained through their military service.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew more slowly in the first three months of this year. Governments spent less, and businesses cut back on investment. But consumers spent at the fastest pace in more than a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will have plenty to say about the economy Wednesday, when its two-day policy meeting ends with a statement, updated forecasts and Chairman Ben Bernanke's latest news conference.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama travels Wednesday to two Midwestern states, Ohio and Michigan, to highlight his economic policies and place them in pointed contrast to the sharp budget-cutting proposals of House Republicans — and, by extension, his likely opponent in November, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the Federal Reserve's policymakers last met in January, the job market has shown more muscle. Employers have hired more than a half million people. The unemployment rate is down.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs in February to complete three of the best months of hiring since the recession ended. The unemployment rate was unchanged, largely because more people streamed into the work force.
Unemployment rates fell in three-quarters of large U.S. cities in November. The second straight month of declines for most major markets suggests the modest improvement in the job market is widespread.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Little economic growth is expected over the next several months in nine Midwest and Plains states because problems in the global economy are slowing business in the region, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell last month to its lowest level in more than 2½ years. More people out of work either found jobs or gave up looking and were no longer counted as unemployed.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Job growth has slowed significantly in nine Midwest and Plains states, and many companies in the region expect further job cuts in the coming six months, according to a monthly survey of business managers released Thursday.
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