Solar power: Here's where your state now ranks

California remains the king of U.S. solar power capacity, but growth is migrating to the Southeast and Midwest.


Jobless claims fall as labor market strengthens

Jobless claims fell last week, pointing to sustained labor strength even as economic growth appears to have slowed early in the first quarter.


Moody's upgrades auto industry outlook from negative to stable

Automakers delivered good profits and cash flows despite falling short of Moody's previous growth target.


All that optimism for hot first-quarter economic growth is rapidly fading away

Back in late January the Atlanta Fed was calling for a 5.4 percent GDP gain. It released a reading Wednesday for its widely followed GDP tracker that slashed that projection all the way down to 1.9 percent. That came with similar reductions from J.P. Morg


OPEC warns Trump’s trade policies could slow economic growth and dent oil demand

President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies threaten to slow global growth and dampen oil demand, OPEC warns.


Retail sales decline for third straight month in February

Households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and other big-ticket items, pointing to a slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter.


Adidas forecasts slower sales and profit growth for 2018

Adidas forecast another year of sales and profit growth for 2018, albeit at a slower pace than in 2017, as the German sportswear firm reported its latest figures.


Global economy's 'Goldilocks' conditions have 'aged rapidly' this year, fund manager says

The prosperous market conditions of high growth and low inflation will soon have run its course, according to the CIO at Alliance Bernstein.


Job growth just had another huge month, but wages were weak

Economists surveyed by Reuters expected nonfarm payroll growth of 200,000 and the unemployment rate to fall to 4 percent.


Mexican Energy Minister Coldwell sees energy growth stronger with NAFTA

Mexico's Energy Minister said North America's energy trade would increase if NAFTA continues.


Hugo Boss upbeat for 2018 on brand shift to win young customers

German fashion house Hugo Boss said it expected sales growth to accelerate in 2018 and net income to rise.


Trump’s trade tariffs could be America’s Brexit, strategist says

The protectionist battle cry has garnered opprobrium from allies, created more divisions within the government, and threatened growth and investment.


Global oil sector needs $20 trillion investments over 25 years: Saudi Aramco CEO

The global oil and gas industry needs to invest more than $20 trillion over the next 25 years to meet expected growth in demand and compensate for decline.


The US will dominate the oil industry for the next 5 years, International Energy Agency forecasts

The United States will account for 60% of global oil output growth through 2023, the International Energy Agency says.


China keeps 6.5 percent growth target this year

China aims to expand its economy by around 6.5 percent, Premier Li Keqiang said at the annual meeting of parliament.


Here's everything you need to know about JC Penney's earnings

J.C. Penney has seen consistent growth in its beauty department of late, driving more shoppers to its stores.


Italy's 'social malaise' is fostering populism, former minister says

Italy's fragile growth hasn't been enough to boost employment and has led to populist sentiment, a former minister said.


'It's very hard to understand what has gotten into the president': Trade expert on Trump's tariffs

Industries that use steel contribute more to U.S. growth compared to the steel producers, says the Cato Institute.

United States

Student debt should be discharged in bankruptcy, Fed chief says

Burgeoning levels of student loan debt could slow down economic growth over time, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said.


How will rising interest rates impact the US housing market?

Fannie Mae chief economist Doug Duncan discusses how spiking interest rates could impact home affordability and potentially slow sales growth.

Other news portals:,,
Other portals: Property for sale in UK,, Best jobs in United Kingdom, Beste jobs in Deutschland.