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Thursday, January 8, 2015
US factory orders fall 0.7 percent in November
Orders to U.S. factories fell for a fourth straight month in November, with demand in a key category that signals business investment plans down for a third month.
It is one of the contradictions of the U.S. economic boom: the unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level in six years, but workers' wages have remained almost flat.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
U.S. home values rose at a measured pace in November, a sign that demand remains weak as many buyers have been priced out of the market.
Smart gadgets take center stage at International CES
Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on — perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the so-called “smart home,” cars, appliances and other devices all have sensors and Internet connectivity to think and act for themselves, and make your life easier.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
U.S. stocks tumbled in early trade Monday as renewed concerns about the eurozone sent the euro to a nine-year low.
New technology is getting more personal. So personal, it is moving to connect and analyze our movements, our health, our brains and our everyday devices.
Monday, January 5, 2015
New hope and old woes as Detroit exits bankruptcy
After the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Detroit hopes outsiders see its potential and not its history of racial conflict, financial crisis and dramatic population loss.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
U.S. factory activity grew at the slowest pace in six months in December, weakened by declines in orders and production. Yet growth was still healthy, a sign manufacturing may help drive the economy's expansion in 2015 as it did last year.
Friday, January 2, 2015
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff will be sworn in for her second term
Guam has created tax incentives to encourage developers to build 1,600 new hotel rooms in the next five years with a new law enacted Wednesday.
  
  
  
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