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Fast-food strikes set for cities nationwide

August 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 30, 2013 file photo, demonstrators walk through downtown St. Louis to demand a better minimum wage. On Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, organizers say thousands of workers are set to stage walkouts in at least 50 cities around the country, part of a push to intensify the spotlight on the [&hellip...

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Pending sales of US homes slip but remain solid

August 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, July 23, 2013, photo, a sold sign hangs outside a home in Mt. Lebanon, Pa. The National Association of Realtors reports on a measure of the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes in July on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. (AP...

Advice for small companies: Take stock, take risks

August 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, David Rosenbaum, president of Real-Time Computer Services, poses in his office in New York. Rosenbaum says that keeping costs down should remain a priority for companies because customers are willing to bolt to another...

Big investors pause amid tough August

August 29, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, trader Gregory Rowe, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock futures are modestly higher, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, while global exchanges are falling, with Western nations laying the...

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Law enforcement cannot do it all, and you can help!

August 27, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Law enforcement agencies have some priority cases. The Roswell Police Department, Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the Probation and Parole Department, and other agencies each have individuals who they are anxious to catch and cases they want to solve. Here...

Developing drugs in SC a $4.2 B industry

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Marvella Ford, a professor of public health services at the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses how the center works to bring more minorities into drug trials during a presentation at the university in Charleston,...

Labor rules to boost employment for vets, disabled

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 18, 2013, file photo then-Labor Secretary nominee Thomas Perez testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Veterans and disabled workers who often struggle to find work could have an easier time landing a job under new federal...

US consumer confidence rises in August

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2013 file photo, a shopper strolls past a storefront in downtown Ottawa, Ill. The private Conference Board reports on consumer confidence for August on Tuesday, Aug. 27 , 2013. (AP Photo/NewsTribune, Genna Ord, File) WASHINGTON...

Exploring Google Glass through eyes of early users

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, July 26, 2013 file photo, Google Glass, a device which offers video recording, photographic, and Internet access capabilities while worn like a pair of glasses, rests on a table in the offices of web development firm Whiteboard in...

US home prices rise strong 12.1 percent in June

August 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 22, 2011 file photo, an “Open House” sign is displayed in front of a new home being readied for sale in Little Rock, Ark. U.S. home prices rose 12.1 percent in June 2013 from a year earlier, nearly matching a seven-year...