Day: July 3, 2012

SA to DF – trade & cultural mission to méxico city & puebla

This year we will visit two different cities in Mexico. On Sunday, August 12th, we will land in Mexico’s Capital to prepare for a full day of business meetings on Monday, August 13th. This day will end with our traditional Welcome Reception, this year’s reception will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of CASA San Antonio Mexico Program…

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Construction Spending Picks Up in May

Construction spending increased in May as more building by the private sector offset a continued slide in government construction. Total U.S. construction spending grew to an $830 billion annual rate in May, up 7% from a year ago. The uptick was driven by growth in the volatile multifamily housing segment as well as continued improvement…

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Pressure from Italy and Spain Helps Secure Pact

European leaders’ new measures to tackle the euro zone’s debt crisis were welcomed as a rare bold step in the right direction. Leaders in Brussels took a significant step toward closer integration of the currency bloc, deciding that a single supervisor should oversee banks in the 17 nations that use the currency. Read the full…

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Prices of Raw Goods Plunge on Slowdown

The sudden economic downdraft has caused one of the biggest and broadest declines in commodities prices since the financial crisis, surprising producers and creating a glut of raw materials around the world. Crude-oil prices, well above $100 a barrel just two months ago, now fetch $84.96 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Read the full…

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Factory Slump Reaches United States

The global slowdown is hitting U.S. manufacturers hard, threatening a key pillar of the recovery and fueling fears the economy is heading for a stall. Read the full article: Factory Slump Reaches United States Read related articles: Sluggish Economy Plagues Europe Manufacturing Slips in Asia SHARE THIS POST

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