February

Unemployment Fell In February In 22 States
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 22 U.S. states in February from January, a sign that hiring gains are benefiting many parts of the country. The Labor Department says unemployment rates rose in 12 states and were unchanged in 16. Nationally, unemployment slid to a four-year low of…
Oil Drops To Lowest Since February
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil has fallen to its lowest level in three months after elections in Europe created uncertainty over the region’s plan for recovery. Benchmark U.S. crude fell by $1.96 to $96.52 per barrel in New York while Brent crude lost 98 cents to $112.20 per barrel i…
US New-Home Sales Fell In February
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of U.S. new homes fell for a third straight month in February. But prices surged to their highest level in eight months, suggesting builders anticipate more demand in the months ahead. The Commerce Department says new-home sales fell 1.6 percent last month to a seasona…