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Green Machine is back, Deere posts a big 1Q and ups outlook

May 19, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, John Deere equipment is on display at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. Deere & Co. reports earnings, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Despite weaker crop prices and nervous American farmers, Deere & Co. reported better-than-expected earnings on strong [&hellip...

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Wal-Mart sees online sales surge, more shoppers at stores

May 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, June 4, 2015, file photo, a sign is displayed at a Wal-Mart pickup grocery location in Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File) BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart saw...

Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K

May 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, March 3, 2016, file photo, people sit through an employment orientation class at the Georgia Department of Labor office in Atlanta. On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment...

Many women think men are the better investors; they’re not

May 18, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, March 2, 2016, file photo, Kathleen Murphy, president of Fidelity Personal Investing, a unit of Fidelity Investments, talks during an interview with The Associated Press, in New York. Many men and women think men are the better investors....

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Advanced Home Care

May 18, 2017 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Advanced Home Care of Roswell is a “one stop shop” for all of your in-home health care needs, providing: Skilled Nursing Physical Therapy Speech Therapy Occupational Therapy Medical Social Services Home Health Aide services …all in the privacy of...

Ford to cut jobs as sales level off, stock price lags

May 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo, the logo for the Ford Motor Company appears above a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday, May 17, it plans to cut 10 percent of its salaried jobs in North America and Asia...

Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter

May 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai talks about Google Lens and updates to the Google Assistant during the keynote address of the Google I/O conference, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Mountain View, Calif. Google provided the latest peek at the digital services and gadgets...

Target locked in game of shipping tag with Wal-Mart, Amazon

May 17, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, photo, shows the entrance for a Target store, in North Miami Beach, Fla. Target Corp. reports earnings, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Minneapolis-based Target has the furthest to go as it tries to put itself...

Amazon’s streaming software powers new smart TVs

May 16, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

  NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s streaming TV software will appear on a new line of smart TVs designed to blend streaming TV services and over-the-air channels, but not cable packages. The TVs from Element Electronics will be sold under the Element and...

US housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April

May 16, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months. Housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, the Commerce...