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Housing barometer shows strong signs for spring

Apr 5, 2010
Data from the National Association of Realtors may indicate a positive change for housing --- its seasonally adjusted index of sales agreements...

CPSC, HUD tell homeowners to remove Chinese drywall

Apr 5, 2010
The Department of Housing and Urban Development and Consumer Product Safety Commission are telling homeowners this week to rid their homes of...

FAA: Pilots can take antidepressants

Apr 2, 2010
The Federal Aviation Administration is set to begin a new policy Monday that will allow some pilots to take antidepressants. The FAA says the...

GM's March sales in China zoom past U.S.

Apr 2, 2010
General Motors' March sales in China hit a record high. GM said it sold 230,048 vehicles in China, a 68% boost. In the U.S., the automaker sold 189...

Census boosts March jobs

Apr 2, 2010
Employers added 162,000 workers to payrolls in March, which is the largest gain since March 2007. The jobs numbers were bolstered by temporary...

California isn't 'Greece of the U.S.'

Apr 1, 2010
California and Greece may both be associated with overwhelming debts, but California's debts are outperforming Greece's bonds, according to a...

U.S. gov't sets new fuel-efficency standards

Apr 1, 2010
The federal government has released new, tougher gas mileage standards for trucks and cars. The Transportation Department and Environmental...

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Construction spending hits eight-year low

Apr 1, 2010
U.S. Commerce Department figures released today (PDF) show that February construction spending has hit its lowest point since 2002, a reminder that...

California natives outnumber immigrants

Apr 1, 2010
A study from the University of Southern California finds people born in California are again the majority in a state famous as a beacon for foreign...

Planned job cuts rise in March

Apr 1, 2010
Overall job cuts may be down from last year, but the number of planned job cuts rose in March than the previous month. Employers announced 67,611...