Posts Tagged ‘sector’

Jordan War Talk Hurts Real Estate Sector

AMMAN — Jordan’s once booming real estate sector is struggling under political and economic uncertainty while, citing the crisis in neighboring Syria, investors and bankers are predicting difficult times. Figures released by Jordan’s Department of Statistics in early September showed that real estate trade volume dropped by 25 percent during the first eight months of […]

U.S. adds just 96,000 jobs in August as more people give up job hunting

The U.S. non-farm sector added 96,000 new jobs in August, widely missing estimates although the unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent compared to July’s 8.3%, according to a Labor Department report released on Friday. The two-tenths of a percent decline in the unemployment rate, however, was a result of more people leaving the labor force. […]

Amazon set to expand in London

Online retail company Amazon is set to expand in London to help bolster their delivery business. The decision to set up a presence in the United Kingdom was based on the country’s already established digital media sector. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Gloomy May jobs report

The United States economy added only 69,000 jobs in May, which was the smallest monthly gain in a year and far less than economists expected. The gloomy report dimmed hopes for a recovery in the jobs sector any time soon. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Eurozone private sector manufacturing and services shrank more in April

The eurozone saw it private sector contract sharply in April by one of its sharpest falls in nearly three years and its steepest decline since October, London-based Markit Economics said Friday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Eurozone service sector shrinks, raising recession fears

A new survey found that the eurozone’s service sector shrank in February raising fears of a looming recession in the 17-member nation region. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

China opposes EU’s emissions scheme

In what could lead to a trade war in the sector, China on Monday openly opposed the new European Union emissions plan, barring its airlines from imposing charges on carbon emissions. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Are All Penny Stocks Created Equal?

Are All Penny Stocks Created Equal? Article by Zach Soloman Amazingly enough, a number of American financial sector stocks were thrown into penny stock realm in the past two weeks. In the past few months, even bigger banks declared bankruptcy. The SEC defines penny stocks as “low-priced (below $ 5), speculative securities of very small […]

Treasury ‘cash-grabs’ hurt energy sector, says Tim Yeo

A “catalogue of cash-grabs” by the Treasury has damaged vital investor confidence across the energy sector, Tim Yeo, chairman of the energy select committee, has argued. View full post on UK Business Stories

GCHQ expertise to help private sector

The UK’s intelligence listening post may sell specialist technology to help safeguard the private sector from online attacks View full post on UK Business Stories