The economy should continue to add jobs despite the sequester. The jobs report shows the housing recovery bolstering employment. Homeowner optimism is likely to improve, too.
Intel on Monday announced it was spending up to $8 billion to upgrade factories in Oregon and Arizona, hiring thousands of US workers. Does Intel see something it likes in the US manufacturing market?
Layoffs are once again on the rise across the country, not good news for an economy that's moving in fits and starts.
The February jobs report showed the unemployment rate steady at 9.7 percent and 36,000 jobs lost. Hiring may get a boost in March.
Economic recovery in 2010 is likely to fall short on job growth. But higher jobless figures might not be a bad thing – if it signals people are looking for jobs again.
Copper, aluminum, plastic, and other materials are getting more costly. So if you’re going to remodel or build an addition, now might be a good time to do it.
The money was supposed to be spent quickly. According to a list released Thursday, Wyoming and two other states have done well. Florida? Not so much.
US motorists are likely to see more construction zones this summer.
Only $37 billion of the $787 billion has been spent so far. Confusing provisions and the sheer size of the bill have created delays.
"There is light at the end of the tunnel, and it is getting brighter," says one economist.