Recession may have pushed US birth rate to new low

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Forget the Dow and the GDP. Here's the latest economic indicator: The U.S. birth rate has fallen to its lowest level in at least a century as many people apparently..
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PC industry's woes could mean bargains this fall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If you're looking for bargains on personal computers, bad news from the industry could be good for your pocketbook. Compu..
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Iowa to review feed mill at center of egg recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State regulators said Friday they were reviewing whether the Iowa feed mill where investigators found salmonella linked to the nation..
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Economic growth slows to 1.6 pct. in the spring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew at a much slower pace this spring than previously estimated, mostly due to the largest surge in imports in 26 years and a ..
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Economy edges closer to stalling, government says

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — As weak as it was, the economy turns out to have been even worse — closer than the government first thought to stalling out complete..
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Navigating good deals in housing market gets complicated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - First-time home buyers are taking advantage of what seem like killer deals; but they include terms like pre-foreclosure and short sale.  So what does it..
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Bernanke speech shows effort to find Fed consensus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Ben Bernanke is struggling to build consensus among Federal Reserve officials about what steps are needed — if any — to gi..
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Stocks slip as caution about the economy returns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Thursday after early gains from a better report on jobless claims ebbed. The Dow Jones industrial average closed below 10,000 for..
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Grains prices rise, livestock futures trade mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery rose 8 cents to $6.885 a bushel; Decemb..
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AP ENTERPRISE: Oil cleanup both bonanza and bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Gulf oil spill is a bonanza for some and a bust for others. The worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has spurred something of an economic boo..
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Number of underwater mortgages in US fell in 2Q

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foreclosures are helping to thin the ranks of U.S. homes with mortgages that exceed what the properties are worth, new data shows. ..
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Salmonella find links 2 Iowa egg farms to recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food and Drug Administration officials say they have found positive samples of salmonella that link two Iowa farms to a massive egg recall...
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Salmonella find links 2 Iowa farms to egg recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food and Drug Administration officials say they have found positive samples of salmonella that link two Iowa farms to a massive egg recall...
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Crist announces plans for Fla. tourism conference

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Efforts to overcome a slumping economy and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are among the topics that will be discussed at the 43rd Annual Florida Governor's C..
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BP exec avoids question on relief well completion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HOUSTON (AP) — BP officials testifying during a hearing in Houston were unwilling or unable to provide a clear picture of the company's heirarchy or say who ..
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For panel, details on BP's structure out of reach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HOUSTON (AP) — BP officials testifying during a hearing in Houston were unwilling or unable to provide a clear picture of the company's heirarchy or say who ..
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Snapshot of economy about to get a lot bleaker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is about to confirm what many people have felt for some time: The economy barely has a pulse. The Commerce De..
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Stocks are mixed as caution about recovery remains

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Major stock indexes turned mixed Thursday as a drop in new claims for unemployment benefits wasn't enough to resolve worries about the econom..
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County considers what to cut due to budget shortfall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Reducing services, cutting pay and maybe even deeper layoffs. It's all on the table as Lee County commissioners decide how to deal with a $60 million shortfall. ..
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Biden: States back on track for weatherizing homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Standing outside a New Hampshire home being insulated for winter, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that the stimulus-funded wea..
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