The Silver State’s unemployment rate fell below 7 percent in November for the first time since 2008, as professional services and construction propelled job gains.
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Should Nevada and Arizona be taking advantage of plunging gasoline prices to raise taxes to fund construction of Interstate 11? An Arizona State University economist posed that question while assessing the economy of the Western states in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ biannual Economic Outlook forum.
Lutheran Social Services recently launched a new Empowerment Center at 73 Spectrum Blvd. in Las Vegas to help train and assist their clients in returning to the workforce.
A strong response to a recent federal land sale is being seen as an indicator that the Las Vegas real estate market is still on the upswing despite slowed growth in home and land prices.
Nevada’s job growth continued to power upward through October, and with employment gains projected to jump still more through 2017, Nevada should climb back to its prerecession jobs peak in about two years, state economists said Friday.
Ultimate Gaming, the nation’s first legal and regulated real money online wagering website, said Friday it was ending its Nevada-based operation, citing a lack of profitability from the 19-month-old business.
NEW YORK — The Dow and S&P 500 extended their run of record high closes for a fourth session on Monday, led by transportation and health care shares.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. lost $908.1 million in the third quarter despite a 6 percent increase in revenue, the casino company said Monday.
An October survey from health care think tank Kaiser Family Foundation found that 89 percent of the nation’s uninsured have no idea that open enrollment through the law’s insurance exchanges starts Saturday.
NEW YORK — For stocks, it’s just what the doctor ordered.
WOODLAND, Calif. — California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.
Spiking sales of cars and meals out helped drive strong gains in taxable retail sales statewide and in Clark County in August.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. said Tuesday the company had a 1.4 percent dip in revenue in the third quarter, but results from the casino operator’s Strip properties boosted profits.
Southern Nevada’s tourism economy took the foot off the gas in September, improving at a rate that wasn’t as robust as it had been in recent months.
RENO — Of all Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki’s tourism experiences, it was a Las Vegas event that grabbed the most interest — and the most razzing — from friends and industry colleagues in a tribute lunch at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism on Tuesday.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped sixfold to 18.5 million accounts and as many as a third of those people will become victims of fraud, says California Attorney General Kamala Harris, in a new report on data breaches in the nation’s biggest state.
While a stadium funding debate rages in Las Vegas and MGM Resorts International forges ahead with its arena construction on the Strip, the valley’s newest and most unique sports facility will hold an inaugural event in a few days. There will be bowling. And horses.
Retailers will add up to 7,600 seasonal jobs in Nevada during the upcoming holidays, officials for the Retail Association of Nevada said Wednesday.
The state’s jobless rate dips to 7.3 percent as job growth surges at its third-highest pace since November 2008, according to new numbers.
Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare: debt collectors are chasing them down for the money they still owe by freezing their bank accounts, garnishing their wages and seizing their assets.
The opening of Downtown Summerlin will dramatically change the commercial real estate market in Southern Nevada, five senior industry executives agree. But they differ on just how those changes will be felt in the valley’s submarkets.
Health insurance is one of the most important purchases you’ll ever make. And because the time to buy is right around the corner, we’re here to help you brush up on the basics.
Downtown Las Vegas finally has its grocery store. The Market debuted at 611 East Fremont Street Thursday afternoon, accomplishing one of Tony Hsieh’s visions for revitalizing the area when he started the Downtown Project.
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