Wednesday, August 20, 2014
U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to the fastest pace in eight months and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines.
U.S. consumer prices rose in July at the slowest pace in five months, held back by a drop in gasoline prices.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Increasing workers' earning power and offering Latino-owned companies easier access to funding that can be used for growth and expansion can help improve the social and economic status of Latinos in the U.S. and throughout Latin America, Mexican
One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance — a so-called poor door.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Mexican authorities have levied a US$555,000 fine for environmental violations against a project to build a massive trade center south of Cancun to showcase Chinese products.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Falling gasoline costs lowered the prices that U.S. companies received for their goods and services last month, keeping overall inflation in check.
U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers, according to a report Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Puerto Rico's financially struggling public power company won a big reprieve Thursday, announcing that creditors agreed to postpone payment of US$671 million worth of bank loans until next year.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The federal government ran a lower deficit this July than a year ago, keeping it on course to record the lowest deficit in six years. The July deficit was US$94.6 billion, an improvement of 3.1 percent from a year ago, the Treasury Department reported Tuesday in its monthly budget statement.
The number of U.S. job openings hit a 13-year high in June and more workers quit their jobs, pointing to a tightening labor market, Labor Department data showed Tuesday.