Posts Tagged ‘June’

U.S. existing home sales plunge in June

Sales of existing homes in the U.S. surprisingly fell in June falling to its lowest level in eight months, an indication that the slowdown in the economy is extending into the second half of the year. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

June payrolls miss estimates, holding unemployment above 8%

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – U.S. employers hired less workers than what was estimated in June, signalling sluggish progress towards reducing unemployment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its report Thursday showing that the economy just added 80,000 jobs, which means the unemployment rate remains unchanged […]

U.K. doctors set one-day strike over retirement extension

A doctors’ union voted Wednesday to hold a one-day strike on June 21 to protest the government’s decision to extend their retirement age so they can continue contributing for their pension. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Stocks rise Thursday after days of losses

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. markets rose right out of the gate Thursday after several days of heavy losses. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 40 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index gained 8 points and […]

Business picks up for Station Casinos in second quarter

Station Casinos LLC, the company that emerged from the Station Casinos bankruptcy in June, today said revenue and profit from operations improved for the second quarter ended June 30. View full post on Business Stories

U.S. consumers borrow most in 4 years

Americans borrowed more money in June than during any other month in nearly four years, relying on credit cards and loans to help get through a difficult economic stretch. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Ship traffic for June 23

Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT Mol Earnest Los Angeles OAK NYK Libra Los Angeles OAK Sun Round Los Angeles OAK YM Pine Los Angeles OAK MSC Beijing Long Beach OAK Bellavia Long Beach OAK Octavia Seattle OAK Pembroke… View full post on Business Stories

HMV sounds out banks on new debt deal

HMV, which is selling its Waterstone’s book division, has started talks with its banks on a crucial refinancing. It hopes to complete the process in June. View full post on Business Stories