Posts Tagged ‘Growing’

Oil prices higher on growing interest in production cut

Oil prices higher on growing interest in production cut

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) — Growing support for a coordinated production agreement to stabilize energy markets lifted crude oil prices Wednesday after two straight days of decline. Top News – UPI.com

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7 Job Sectors Where Wages Are Growing

7 Job Sectors Where Wages Are Growing

Filed under: Industry News Getty By Christa Avampato The economy’s improving, but certain industries are experiencing a greater rebound than others. And the data can be confusing, because “job growth” in reports refers to the number of jobs, not higher wages. (See also: 9 Jobs You May Not Have Considered – But Should) Here...

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Here’s How Much Money a Self-Made Millionaire Saves to Continue Growing His Wealth

Here’s How Much Money a Self-Made Millionaire Saves to Continue Growing His Wealth

Filed under: Entrepreneurs, Budgeting Getty By Kathleen Elkins If you want to get rich, you have to learn to pay yourself first. But just how much of your earnings should you set aside for retirement and other savings to ensure lifelong wealth? For one self-made millionaire, the magic number is 20%. “Today, my wife,...

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Yellen Signals Growing Likelihood of December Rate Hike

Yellen Signals Growing Likelihood of December Rate Hike

Filed under: Inflation, Unemployment Rate, Economic Recovery, Federal Reserve, Interest Rates Nicholas Kamm, AFP/Getty ImagesFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress Thursday that economic conditions appear to be improving enough for policymakers to raise interest rates when they meet in two weeks — as...

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Beige Book: Economy Growing at Moderate Pace in Summer

Beige Book: Economy Growing at Moderate Pace in Summer

Filed under: Housing Market, Inflation, Unemployment Rate, Federal Reserve, Interest Rates Susan Walsh/AP By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON — While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China’s economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices. That’s the U.S. economic picture that emerges...

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WHO outlines global plan to tackle growing resistance to antibiotics

WHO outlines global plan to tackle growing resistance to antibiotics

The World Health Organization (WHO) is marshaling resources to fight the growing threat of antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance. Earlier this week, member states of the United Nations gave unanimous support to a plan to fight what the WHO calls a “serious threat to global public health.” The plan’s objectives include better control over the use of...

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Study: Carbon emissions stabilize despite growing economy

Study: Carbon emissions stabilize despite growing economy

PARIS (AP) — Global carbon emissions stayed stable last year even though the economy grew, according to data released Friday that could boost chances for a landmark climate accord later this year. The rising use of renewable energy, particularly in China, played a role in keeping emissions to 32.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide...

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The triangle’s holy war: The offensive system that won Phil Jackson 11 championships is back, but can it silence a growing legion of critics?

The world’s foremost apostle for the Triangle offense does not coach in the NBA. He doesn’t coach in college or American high school, either. He doesn’t coach in the United States at all. His name is Tim Cone, and he is speaking into a cellphone months after securing his 18th Philippine Basketball Association trophy....

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HIV Treatment Keeps A Family Together And Growing In Kenya

HIV Treatment Keeps A Family Together And Growing In Kenya

hide captionWhen Benta Odeny was diagnosed with HIV, she could protect her husband Daniel from the virus by taking anti-HIV medications. The same drugs also helped her give birth to an HIV-negative daughter, Angelia. Gregory Warner/NPR Daniel and Benta Odeny married late by African standards: Both were in their 30s. And they’d only just...

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Growing up Geek: Timothy J. Seppala

Growing up Geek: Timothy J. Seppala

Welcome to Growing Up Geek, an ongoing feature where we take a look back at our youth and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. Today, we have our very own Timothy J. Seppala. I was 7 years old the first time I read Jaws. I was in second...

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