Archive for March 11th, 2017

Mall owners are betting that people will want to pick up lettuce and luggage in one trip

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The state is hoping the first-of-its-kind proposal generates interest in the profession at a time when educators are harder to come by.

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<p>It seems that barely a day goes by without yet another announcement about a new entertainment streaming service, which raises the question: At what point do we start spending more dollars on streaming than cable TV?</p>

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<p>The unemployment rate at 4.7 percent. Employers adding 235,000 workers a month. Consumer confidence at its highest level since 2001. The stock market rallying to new territory. Jobless claims flirting with a 44-year low. Wages finally rising, including for low-income workers. The expansion nearing its 100th month. Things are bound to fall apart soon.</p>

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The government, which has received billions in American aid to eradicate the drug trade, will license a small number of companies to cultivate medical marijuana.

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U.S. consumers spent $21 billion on bottled water last year.

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OPINION | The American dream is slipping away. It’s time for President Trump to do something about it.

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Lyst, the largest fashion e-commerce website in the world, says sales of Ivanka Trump's fashion line skyrocketed in early February.

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The US jobs report was largely in line with expectations. February was the second consecutive month that the US economy created more than 200k jobs. It is the first time since last June and July. The 235k is just below the revised January 238k gain (initially 227k).
The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7% from 4.8%, which is notable as the participation rate increased to 63.0% from 62.9%. The underemployment rate slipped to 9.2% from 9.4% and matched the cyclical low recorded at the end of last year.
A shadow of disappointment comes from average hourly earnings. They rose 0.2% compared with…

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Of the 500 stocks that make up the S&amp;P 500, a little over 400 stocks have doubled in value since 2009.

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