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  • Business Highlights

    ___ Summer gas prices expected to be 32 percent lower this year Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32 percent from a year ago to $2....
  • Manufacturing job fair set for April 22

    Manufacturing job fair set for April 22
    Job-seekers can explore manufacturing at the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 at Broward College's North Campus, Omni Auditorium, 1000 Coconut Creek Road, Coconut Creek. Employers participating include Astronics DME,...
  • Job openings surge, yet employers slow to hire

    U.S. job openings surged in February to a 14-year high, yet employers filled fewer of those jobs than in the previous month. On a brighter note, the Labor Department also says that layoffs fell sharply. Taken together, the figures suggest that signs of a...
  • Why job growth and cheap gas aren't doing what they should

    Why job growth and cheap gas aren't doing what they should
    Steady hiring is supposed to fire up economic growth. Cheap gasoline is supposed to power consumer spending. Falling unemployment is supposed to boost wages. Low mortgage rates are supposed to spur home buying. America's economic might is supposed...
  • End of robust hiring streak raises doubts about job market

    For months, the U.S. economy's strength has been flagging. Manufacturing slowed. Fewer homes were built. Cheaper gas failed to ignite consumer spending. Yet month after month, employers kept on hiring vigorously. In March, the economy's slump finally...
  • Budget, economy in Wis. complicate Walker's pitch for 2016

    Gov. Scott Walker has transformed Wisconsin politics, winning three elections in four years and signing laws that weaken unions, crippling a key ally of the Democratic Party. But the likely Republican presidential contender has had less success...
  • U.S. job growth slows sharply in March to 126,000

    U.S. job growth slows sharply in March to 126,000
    The sharp retreat in hiring last month to the slowest pace in more than a year reflects lost economic momentum in the U.S. — and may make the Federal Reserve more reluctant to start raising interest rates as early as June. The Labor Department...
  • Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy

    Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy
    After months of strong job growth, hiring in March slowed sharply to its weakest level in over a year. Employers added 126,000 net new jobs last month, just half of what economists had forecast and ending a yearlong streak of 200,000-plus job gains a...
  • US hiring slowdown hit most industry sectors in March

    The deceleration of hiring last month hit nearly all parts of the job market as U.S. employers grew wary about the health of the economy. The construction, manufacturing and government sectors all lost workers. Manufacturers cut 1,000 after a 19-month...
  • Orlando Tech Association invited to White House

    Orlando Tech Association invited to White House
    The Orlando Tech Association has been invited to the White House as part of the Obama Administration’s new technology initiatives and planned tech meetup. “We were invited to participate in the first ever Tech Meetup at the White House,...
  • Walker's Wisconsin still lags nation in job growth

    Walker's Wisconsin still lags nation in job growth
    Scott Walker has transformed Wisconsin politics, winning three elections in four years and signing laws that weaken unions, crippling a key ally of the Democratic Party. But the likely Republican presidential contender has had less success changing...