Day: October 16, 2012

Pre-K 4 SA
SAHCC supports Pre-K 4 SA

“The  Mayor’s Pre-K 4 SA Initiative will ensure that our youth are well equipped with the educational tools necessary for them to succeed, and ultimately create an internationally competitive workforce in San Antonio.” – Raúl Lomelí-Azoubel, Chairman of the Board    San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce   The following article is from the City…

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China Poised to Lose Top U.S. Lender Spot to Japan

China is set to lose its place as the U.S.’s biggest creditor for the first time since the height of the financial crisis. According to the Treasury Department, Chinese holdings of Treasuries increased by 0.1% this year through August to $1.15 trillion. Japan, a stronger ally of the U.S., raised its stake by 6% to…

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Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise as Fuel Costs Increase

The cost of living in the U.S. rose in September for a second month, reflecting an increase in energy expenses that failed to trickle through to other goods and services. According to the Department of Labor, the consumer-price index increased 0.6% for a second month. Read the full release: Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise as…

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Industrial Output Increases 0.4% in September

Industrial output increased by more than expected in September, posting a sharp rebound from a downwardly revised decline the previous month, which had been held back because of hurricane impact on oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Federal Reserve, industrial production, which encompasses output from factories, utilities and mining…

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