Investors had several earnings and economic reports to examine last week. Companies such as Apple, IBM and Coca Cola reported very strong second quarter earnings. Housing starts jumped almost 15 percent in June, and building permits — a gauge of future building activity — also grew, and new claims for jobless benefits rose by 10,000 last week as the labor market remains weak.
AFP Jul 11, 2011, 06.49pm IST PARIS: Leading eurozone countries and China are showing clear sign of slowdown and the United States and Japan could be slipping towards a downward slope, the OECD stated on Monday. France, Germany, China, India and Brazil were already on a path of slowdown, the OECD stated on the basis of leading indicators pointing towards future trends.
This province will play a very important role as the world’s cceans take on an increasing importance for future life on the planet. Karl Kenny is president of Marport, a company turning heads worldwide in developing innovative and advanced software-defined sonar technologies.
SILVERDALE —The group backing incorporation of Silverdale has decided to redraw its proposed city boundaries to exclude the Chico neighborhood. The change means the group must begin the incorporation process over again. The decision came after a May 12 Boundary Review Board meeting that was attended by about 200 people.
Electric vehicles will soon be a common sight on streets, including Koreas, even though there are obstacles to overcome, according to Bosch Korea President Hermann Kaess, yesterday. We [Bosch] are working at full speed to turn the vision of e-mobility into reality, he said. But there are still quite a few technological hurdles to overcome before e-mobility becomes an inexpensive option.
WATCH THE CNBC MARKET UPDATE HERE Besides blended earnings reports from major retailers, there were quite a few economic reports for investors to digest last week. Housing starts fell by 10.6 percent in April and building permits – a gauge of future building activity also declined.
By Mike Paluska, CBS Atlanta Reporter POSTED: 5:34 pm EDT April 4, 2011 UPDATED: 5:57 pm EDT April 4, 2011 SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — Sandy Springs is jumping on the go green bandwagon. They just installed solar panels on fire stations 1 and 2.The solar panels were bought with a federal allow from the Department of Energy, according to the Director of Community Development Blake Dettwiler.Part of the fire station has been hotwired with the solar panels, and there are ...
Sapulpa City officials announced last week sales tax revenue figures continued to climb. “I am delighted to see the latest sales tax figures for Sapulpa!” Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Shirey said. “Every month the numbers have been above the previous fiscal year,” Finance Director Pam Vann said.
In another reminder on Wednesday of headwinds facing the economy, the government stated groundbreaking for new homes posted the biggest drop in 27 years in February and permits for future building reached a record low. Economists stated the jump in food and energy costs that drove the US producer price index higher last month would likely steal from other spending and slow growth.
By Dylan Moran The console war between Sony and Microsoft has been waged in stores and on world wide web forums for years, but in terms of numbers neither company’s product has dominated the other. This is a trend which has continued through the last year, with both companies releasing statements announcing their respective strong performances.