THE NEW FORTY What we have here folks is a five-alarm fire...
After all the reports of credit card data breaches over the past couple of months, one thing is abundantly clear - credit and debit card data is vulnerable. The massive data breach at Target is said t... Posted on 2/3/14 at 8:32 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: State gets jobs back
By Don Davis
Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Th... Posted on 9/19/13 at 5:05 PM
SMARTMOVEFARGOMOORHEAD: A BLOG BY THE GREATER FARGO/MOORHEAD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC Releases June Economic Indicators
The unemployment rate for the Fargo Moorhead MSA sits at 3.1% compared to a national unemployment rate at 7.3% (not seasonally adjusted). North Dakotas unemployment sits at 2.8% (May 2013).
Housing s... Posted on 7/17/13 at 3:01 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Give and Take
In this season of giving, here are two counter-intuitive truths about how Internet music piracy and product knock-offs benefit the original creators.
#1: In November, TechNewsDaily published a story ... Posted on 12/27/12 at 9:48 AM
Unemployment rate rises to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent
WASHINGTON - U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday alongside other risky assets globally as Ukraine and Russia prepared for possible war after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose on Friday as some positive economic data boosted the S&P 500 to record levels for a second straight day and put major indexes on track for strong gains in both the week and the month.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose the most so far this year on Thursday after a drop in applications for unemployment insurance boosted confidence in the economy, and as Disney's results overshot expectations.
January was a tough end to the most competitive holiday season in years for U.S. retailers. Retailers' sales results reported on Thursday showed shoppers continued to pinch pennies, seeking out bargains and paying fewer visits to stores in a month when consumers typically conclude their holiday shopping by redeeming gift cards.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks slumped on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest level since October after weaker-than-expected data on the factory sector in the world's largest economy provided investors with the latest reason to book profits.
WASHINGTON - Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes fell sharply in December to a more than two-year low due in part to unusually cold weather across the country, pointing to signs of a slowdown in the housing market.
WASHINGTON - U.S. home resales hit a near one-year low in November and new filings for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, putting a wrinkle in an otherwise brightening economic picture.
NEW YORK — Upbeat news from the housing industry and luxury retailer Tiffany & Co. nudged the stock market higher Tuesday. Investors also got another market milestone when the Nasdaq composite closed above the 4,000-point mark for the first time in 13 years.
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