Average hourly earnings for construction workers climbed 3 percent in December from the same month a year earlier, according to an analysis of federal data.Read More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Harley-Davidson Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss Friday, its first quarterly deficit in 16 years, as restructuring costs and the sluggish economy wore on the motorcycle maker. Harley-Davidson has spent the last year reorganizing its business to ...Read More »
Milwaukee County to consider limiting options for Hoan Bridge Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik released a resolution Thursday that would order the state to study renovating the Hoan Bridge before considering replacement. Jursik opposes tearing down the bridge in Milwaukee ...
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Toyota plans to end production at California plant Washington (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. plans to end production in March 2010 at a California joint venture where it has built vehicles with General Motors, the company said Thursday. The decision ...Read More »
Lowe’s second-quarter profit falls 19 percent; company scales back store openings New York (AP) — No. 2 home-improvement retailer Lowe’s Cos. on Monday said second-quarter earnings fell 19 percent on weaker-than-expected sales, adding fresh fuel to doubts about the ability ...
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Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington — Productivity surged in the spring by the largest amount in almost six years, while labor costs plunged at the fastest pace in nine years. The results point to a recession losing steam, but ...Read More »