Articles in U.S. Economy

Neiman Marcus laid off 500 employees, or 3 percent of its workforce

by Maria Halkias on

Neiman Marcus laid off 500 employees today which represents about 3 percent of its workforce of 16,000 people. That includes about 157 people in Dallas where the luxury retailer is headquartered and employs about 4,800 people.... Read full article

Congress plans no votes on Export-Import Bank as authorization set to run out

by Jim Spencer Star Tribune (Photo: Phoenix Solutions Co.) on

No vote has been scheduled to save the 80-year-old bank, which supporters say helps businesses large and small sell abroad.... Read full article

Demographics are going to cause the US economy to see decades of slower growth

by PAUL KASRIEL, on

Let’s look at some of the excesses that existed before the onset of the last recession. By the way, these excesses were observable in the years leading up to the recession and financial crisis if anyone was curious enough to look at them. ... Read full article

U.S. economy rebounding with solid, if unspectacular, job gains

by Dallas News on

The U.S. job market rebounded in April, the government said Friday, helping to ease worries that the economy was on the brink of another extended slowdown after a bleak winter. But the growth in jobs failed to translate, once again, into any signific... Read full article

Kansas businesses claim stake in debate over Export-Import Bank

by Jerry Siebenmark - The Wichita Eagle on

The Export-Import Bank has become one of several government programs in Washington that has been targeted by conservative Republicans who say it unfairly aids some businesses at taxpayers’ expense. ... Read full article

Rising gas costs fuel higher wholesale prices

by Christopher S. Rugaber (Photo: Brennan Linsley/AP) on

WASHINGTON – Higher gas costs drove up wholesale prices last month, ending a string of four straight declines.... Read full article

Exporting businesses add 90,672 jobs in Tennessee, Georgia in past 5 years

by Dave Flessner (Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.) on

Fillaeur Cos. Inc. is celebrating its 100th birthday this year with an expansion of the production facility where the orthotic and prosthetic maker has operated from for the past century.... Read full article

$2.4M advanced manufacturing school opens in Burnsville

by Mike Cronin (Photo: Beth Morris/Mayland Community College/Special to the Citizen-Times) on

Students will learn engineering skills that will help address regional and national shortages... Read full article

A Golden Mystery In Massachusetts

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Massachusetts shipped nearly $2 billion of the precious metal to far-flung markets last year... Read full article

Marsh: 5 reasons to be upbeat on world's economy

by David Marsh, Special for USA TODAY (Photo: Charlie Riedel, AP) on

Gloom will be on plentiful display in Washington this week when finance ministers and central bankers from around the world gather for economic parleying. The International Monetary Fund, which hosts its spring meetings with the World Bank, has warne... Read full article

 
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