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Oil Prices And The Significant, Long-Lasting Impact On The Economy

In 2014, a number of events will go down in history as major, market-moving events. From an economic viewpoint, though, <i>perhaps no other event will have a more significant and long-lasting impact than the collapse of oil prices.</i> At this time last year, oil was trading well above $100 per barrel. …

Oil & Gas Industry

Technology the future of labor market

In 1811, British factory workers literally “fought the machine,” protesting against technology under the banner of mythical figurehead King Ludd. …

Leafs banking on $50M investment in Babcock

<i>Toronto</i> — Mike Babcock slid a yellow legal pad to the right side of the desk in his modest, windowless office, put his head down and wrote down a …

Manufacturing barely expands as global economy slows

<i>Washington</i> — U.S. manufacturers expanded at their slowest pace in two years last month, held back by faltering global growth and cutbacks in oil and …

Lower commodity prices boost automaker profits

There's another reason for automakers' robust profits in North America aside from surging auto sales and moderating labor costs -- dramatically lower …

General Motors

Detroit income tax deduction bill OK’d

<i>Lansing</i> — A two-bill package requiring most suburban employers to help Detroit collect city taxes owed by their employees was approved by the House …

AAA: Mich. gas prices rise 9 cents to $2.52

<i>Dearborn —</i> AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have gone up for the third consecutive week.<p>The Dearborn-based auto club says that the average …

Unlicensed title lenders defy state laws

Two lenders offering loans that charge consumers exorbitant, triple-digit interest rates to borrow against their cars are operating in defiance of …

Yum Brands stock tanks on lackluster sales report

Investors soured on Yum Brands (YUM) stock after the company said Tuesday it's not likely to hit its earnings goal for 2015.<p>The company's stock dropped 17% Tuesday evening, triggered by a lackluster earnings report and news that it's recovery in China is slower than expected.<p>It's stock is still up …

Pizza Hut

Antarctic scientists may face breathalyzer tests in attempt to curb drunkenness

When you’re working in Antarctica, you can only play so much Xbox before the walls begin to close. However, a recent safety audit released by the National Science Foundation Office of the Inspector General has sounded the alarm regarding over consumption (and in some cases, creation) of alcohol at …

National Science Foundation

Amtrak warns of service cuts if Congress doesn’t extend safety deadline

The head of Amtrak has warned lawmakers that it will suspend service on parts of its national network by December unless Congress extends its deadline for implementing advanced safety technology, according to a letter obtained by Fox News.<p>The letter sent Monday by Amtrak Chairman Joseph Boardman to …

Trains

U.S. forecast calls for lower heating bills this winter

Some U.S. households can expect to save hundreds of dollars this winter with a drop in heating bills, thanks to a combination of lower energy prices …