Applications for US jobless aid drop sharply to 280K, sign of a stronger job market..
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage jumps to 4.23 percent; 15-year loan at 3.37 percent.
Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9-year high on stronger sales outlook.
DALLAS - Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.
NEW YORK — Kohl’s Corp. says it will hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, about a third more than last year’s 50,000.
Red tide threatens fishing, tourism economy in northwest Florida; spurs call for more study.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.
The idea that spawned a new hair barrette now carried in Walgreens stores started with a Twitter rant.
What opened in 1860 as a wagon factory on the corner of Ellis and Ninth streets will soon provide more downtown residential rentals.
A Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market is under development at the corner of Tobacco and Windsor Spring roads.