Posts Tagged ‘Rise’

More dead in Deep South flooding; water levels to rise

More dead in Deep South flooding; water levels to rise

Amy R. ConnollyHATTIESBURG , Miss., March 13 (UPI) — Parts of the Deep South are bracing for more rain after six people died in historic flooding. Top News – UPI.com

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Deaths rise in Mexico’s Sinaloa state amid manhunt for ‘El Chapo’

Deaths rise in Mexico’s Sinaloa state amid manhunt for ‘El Chapo’

Andrew V. PestanoMEXICO CITY, Dec. 30 (UPI) — A shootout between gunmen of “El Chapo” Guzman’s brother and a rival gang left eight dead as two Sinaloa Cartel members were killed in a separate incident. Top News – UPI.com

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Monarch butterfly numbers on the rise

Monarch butterfly numbers on the rise

Brooks HaysMORELIA, Mexico, Dec. 18 (UPI) — Monarch butterflies are arriving by the millions in Mexico — positive news for an iconic species whose numbers have dipped dramatically over the last decade. Latest News – UPI.com

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Walmart Earnings Beat Expectations; Shares Rise

Walmart Earnings Beat Expectations; Shares Rise

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Retail, Wal-Mart Danny Johnston/AP By Nathan Layne Walmart Stores reported slightly stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings on Tuesday as it booked its fifth straight gain in U.S. same-store sales, sending its shares up nearly 3 percent. However, the company also said it expected sales at stores open at least a year...

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Retail Group Forecasts 3.7% Rise in Holiday Sales This Year

Retail Group Forecasts 3.7% Rise in Holiday Sales This Year

Filed under: Retail, Holiday Shopping, Stores, Economy Robert F. Bukaty/APTarget customers shop on Black Friday last November in South Portland, Maine. By Nathan Layne CHICAGO — U.S. holiday season sales will increase by 3.7 percent in 2015, marking slightly slower growth than last year as consumers fret about a potential government shutdown and sluggish...

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U.S. non-crude petroleum exports on the rise

U.S. non-crude petroleum exports on the rise

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) — The export of petroleum products not classified as crude oil has increased by a factor of four in the last decade, the U.S. energy secretary said. Top News – UPI.com

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Home Prices Rise Steadily in July, Lifted by Higher Sales

Home Prices Rise Steadily in July, Lifted by Higher Sales

Filed under: Real Estate, Economic Indicators, Housing Market, Inflation, Home Buying Nick Ut/AP By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose at a solid pace in July, as would-be buyers competed for a diminished supply of available housing. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 5 percent in July from...

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Student Loan Interest Rates Could Rise Upon Fed Action

Student Loan Interest Rates Could Rise Upon Fed Action

Filed under: Refinancing, Student Loans, Federal Reserve, Education, Interest Rates Shutterstock By Ellen Chang NEW YORK — Student loan borrowers can expect the interest rates of their current private loans to rise slightly once the Federal Reserve increases rates. Although it is uncertain how much the Fed plans to hike interest rates, many experts...

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Market Wrap: Stocks Rise, S&P 500 Posts Best Week Since July

Market Wrap: Stocks Rise, S&P 500 Posts Best Week Since July

Filed under: Energy, Market News, Federal Reserve, Oil & Gas Industry, Interest Rates Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesTraders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange stop for a moment of silence Friday, in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001. By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rose Friday and the S&P...

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Private Payrolls Rise Steadily; Productivity Revised Up

Private Payrolls Rise Steadily; Productivity Revised Up

Filed under: Labor, Economic Indicators, GDP, Job Market, Economy Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON — Private employers maintained a steady pace of hiring in August despite recent global financial market turmoil, suggesting that labor market momentum likely remains strong enough for the Federal Reserve to consider an interest rate hike...

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