Day: October 10, 2012

Toyota Tundra to Tow Endeavour Space Shuttle on the Last Leg of Journey to California Space Center

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. (TMMTX), member of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that a San Antonio built full size Toyota Tundra will be towing the space shuttle Endeavour over the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles, California on Friday, October 12, 2012 in the evening (Exact time TBA) to…

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U.S. Housing-Market Attitudes Improved in September

According to a monthly survey by Fannie Mae, Americans’ optimism about the housing market’s recovery and home ownership continued to rise in September, bolstered by mortgage-rate declines throughout the summer. Expectations for changes in home prices have remained positive for 11 straight months, and the number of people expecting home-price declines has stabilized. Read the…

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Small Business Optimism Drops 0.1

According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), September was another month of low expectations and pessimism for the small-business community, with the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index losing 0.1 points and falling to 92.8.                           Read the full report: Small Business…

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Job Openings Unchanged at 3.6 Million in August

According to the Department of Labor, there were 3.6 million job openings on the last business day of August, essentially unchanged from July, but up over the last 12 months. The hires rate (3.3%) and separations rate (3.3%) were little changed in August. Read the full release: Job Openings Unchanged at 3.6 Million in August…

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Unemployment Rate Decreases to 7.8% in September

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the unemployment rate decreased to 7.8% in September while total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 114,000. Employment increased in health care as well as in transportation and warehousing but changed little in most other major industries. Read the full release: Unemployment Rate Decreases to 7.8% in September   SHARE…

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IT Sector Booms During Downturn

According to a new OECD report, Internet firms continue to drive growth and job creation in the IT industry, with fast-rising demand for mobile services helping to boost revenue and investment in research and development. The OECD Internet Economy Outlook 2012 says that the top 250 ICT firms, ranked by revenue, boosted employment by 4%…

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Global Recession Risk Rises

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), risks to global financial stability have increased and financial markets have been volatile as European policymakers grapple with the ongoing crisis. Read the full release: Global Recession Risk Rises   SHARE THIS POST

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