Chin up, Amazon! Turn that frown upside down, local brewery sending beer through the air! Delivery by commercial drone might still be possible, despite the Federal Aviation Administration going around putting the kibosh on the unmanned aerial vehicles. Show More Summary
There is likely enough to like in Friday’s jobs report to keep the Federal Reserve on track to scale back its monthly bond buying by another $10 billion to $55 billion at its March 18-19 policy meeting.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - William Dudley, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, said a policy meeting later this month is a good time for the U.S. central bank to adjust its published guidance on when interest rates would eventually rise, accord...
As of right now it’s perfectly legal to operate a drone for commercial reasons. That’s according to a federal judge, in a ruling that notes the Federal Aviation Administration has not made any legally binding rules against the practice. Show More Summary
In February, Endo Pharmaceuticals settled a protracted nine year whistleblower lawsuit with the federal government for $193 million dollars. As a result, the whistleblower, former Endo sales rep, Peggy Ryan, thought the years-long saga of living a double-life as a wired up informant were over. Show More Summary
February's employment numbers were decent, and it is increasingly clear that Federal Reserve officials are not going to modify their scheduled retreat from bond-buying unless they must.
Jobs are up from the last two months, as the unemployment rate moved from 6.6% to 6.7% Businesses added 162,000 jobs, led by strong increases in professional and business services and education and health care. Federal, state and local governments added 13,000 jobs. Employment gains for December and January were revised up by a total […]
Allowing the federal terrorism risk insurance act to expire could have negative consequences for U.S. national security, according to a new study from the RAND Corporation. read more
LM Otero/AP By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- U.S. job growth rose more than expected in February, which could ease fears of an abrupt slowdown in economic growth and keep the Federal Reserve on track in reducing its monetary stimulus. Employers...Show More Summary
By Louise Radnofsky, The Wall Street Journal The slew of regulations released by the Obama administration Wednesday to implement the federal health law included confirmation that some labor unions and businesses would get a break from the law’s so-called belly button tax.
Chris Edwards The Obama administration released its 2015 budget this week. The budget shows federal debt held by the public falling from 74 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) this year to 69 percent by 2024. That reduction occurs...Show More Summary
Could it all be coming to an end? Federal prosecutors are in the final stages of plea negotiations from Jeffrey E. Thompson, the former city contractor who allegedly funded a secret “shadow campaign” for Mayor Vincent C. Gray in 2010, among a host of other alleged local and federal campaign finance misdeeds. Ann Marimow and […]
Meat consumption around the world continues to grow, and pork is no exception. According to a report from the partially checkoff-funded US Meat Export Federation (USMEF), exports of US pork surpassed US$6 billion in value for the third consecutive year in 2013.
As Crimea barrels toward a referendum that would in all probability make the peninsula a part of the Russian federation, the Kremlin is falling back on the principle of self-determination to justify the move. Russia says it is equivalent to Kosovo's declaration of independence in 2008, which was opposed by Russia and supported by the West. Show More Summary
When an Arlington-based organization of power suppliers won a $33.9 million federal grant to modernize the electrical grid, its chief scientist, Craig Miller, expected customers to resist having “smart” energy meters installed at their homes. Show More Summary
Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- U.S. hiring likely picked up enough in February to keep the Federal Reserve on track in reducing its monetary stimulus. But the size of the gain is nevertheless expected...Show More Summary
Government IT leaders says that the growth of Big Data analytics can help agencies to better understand network security, and lead to the development of new tools to combat cybersecurity threats, according to a new report from MeriTalk. Based on … Continue reading ?
US hiring likely picked up enough in February to keep the Federal Reserve on track in reducing its monetary stimulus. ||| Washington - US hiring likely picked up enough in February to keep the Federal Reserve on track in reducing its monetary stimulus. Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) laid out a new plan to dramatically lower the federal student loan interest rate on Thursday… READ MORE The post Sen. Warren: Higher Ed, Not Debt appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
The government's star witness in the criminal trial of five former Bernard Madoff employees is a lifelong liar, lawyers for two defendants told a federal jury. ||| New York - The government's star witness in the criminal trial of five...Show More Summary