Trump’s approval rating has slid again, to one of its lowest numbers. In a new Reuters poll released this week, the Trump approval rating was 35 percent, with 59 percent of the poll respondents saying they disapprove of what Trump is doing. Show More Summary
The number of people charged with unlawful possession of a firearm rose by about 23 percent in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year.
By Timothy Gardner and Nina Chestney WASHINGTON/LONDON July 28 (Reuters) – U.S. coal exports have jumped more than 60 percent this year due to soaring demand from Europe and Asia, according to a Reuters review of government data, allowing President Donald Trump’s administration to claim that efforts to revive the battered industry are working. Show More Summary
Mississippi is having its annual sales tax holiday. On Friday and Saturday, shoppers won't have to pay the 7 percent state sales tax on shoes and clothing that cost less … Click to Continue »
``Starbucks shares fell 7 percent in Friday's session after the coffee chain projected weaker than expected global comparable sales growth of 3 to 4 percent for the fiscal fourth quarter.''
Arizonans build synergy while Californians tee up, and Floridians look for a win-win outcome. What do companies in your state look for? We love to use business jargon, even though 88 percent of Americans have only pretended to understand jargon spouted by a co-worker. Show More Summary
A majority of American Muslims accept lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people as part of society, according to new findings from Pew Research Center, marking a dramatic shift in attitudes over the past decade. Fifty-two percent of American...Show More Summary
Despite all of the attention being called to the U.S. auto industry’s downturn in early 2017, first-half auto sales slipped only 2 percent from 2016’s all-time record highs. But the rate of decline in July 2017 is expected to be theShow More Summary
Millions of Excel spreadsheets are used in medicine, science, economics, and finance. Yet up to 90 percent have serious - even life threatening - errors. Here's what you need to know - and how they could improve Excel.
Chinese internet giant Baidu said Friday that its net income had soared 83 percent in the second quarter -- a strong recovery from tumbling profits in 2016 thanks to drastic spending cuts. The figure far exceeds analysts' estimates of...Show More Summary
The Bureau of Economic Analysis said that the U.S. economy grew by an annualized 2.6 percent in the second quarter, according to preliminary data. In addition, it revised first quarter... The post Real GDP Grew by 2.6% in the Second Quarter appeared first on Shopfloor.
We love to use business jargon, even though 88 percent of Americans have only pretended to understand jargon spouted by a co-worker. However, apparently, we don’t use the same jargon in every state. Textio looked through over a million job postings and pulled out the jargon most popular in each state. Show More Summary
Wages and benefits paid to U.S. civilian workers grew more slowly in the second quarter. The Labor Department says total compensation was up 0.5 percent in the April-June period, compared … Click to Continue »
From the BEA: Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter 2017 (Advance Estimate) Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Show More Summary
U.S. coal exports have jumped more than 60 percent this year due to soaring demand from Europe and Asia, according to a Reuters review of government data, allowing President Donald Trump's administration to claim that efforts to revive the battered industry are working.
The U.S. economy revved up this spring after a weak start to the year, fueled by strong consumer spending. But the growth spurt still fell short of the optimistic goals … Click to Continue »
We’re closer than ever to 90 percent of people who are HIV-positive to be treated and suppressed, but still there are a few hurdles.
U.S. military veterans—of all ages and sexes—are 21 percent more likely to commit suicide than the civilian population.
The world's largest coffee chain just sank $1.3 billion in China, to gain full control of all its 2,800 outlets there. Starbucks had 50 percent ownership of 1,300 outlets in east China, via a joint venture with two Taiwanese firms. With...Show More Summary
Shifting cultural attitudes and technological advancements are changing the tattoo industry. Tattoos are more popular than ever in the United States with the industry growing 13 percent annually between 2011 to 2016 and acquiring an unprecedented $1 billion in revenue last year. Show More Summary