IHS Global Insight


US employers add 175K jobs, rate up to 7.6 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May, a gain that shows employers are hiring at a still-modest but steady pace despite government spending cuts and higher taxes. The unemployment rate rose […]


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US holiday sales slowly pick up after Sandy

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumers shook off Superstorm Sandy last month and stepped up holiday shopping, helped by a steady job market and lower gas prices. Retail sales rose 0.3 percent in November from October.


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Christmas, New Year’s travel busiest in 6 years

NEW YORK (AP) — This Christmas travel season could be the busiest in six years, with AAA predicting that 93.3 million Americans will hit the road. That’s 1.6 percent more than last year and just 400,000 people shy of the 2006 record.


Holiday travel plans for the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – About 3.37 million Southland residents are expected to take vacations over the Thanksgiving holiday, roughly the same as 2011, but they plan to spend less money than last year, the Automobile […]


American economy tepid

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest snapshot of economic growth shows the U.S. recovery remains tepid. Growth in the July-September quarter climbed slightly but was still too weak to stir significantly more hiring. The pace […]



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