The state’s taxable sales jumped to $3.81 billion in the month, up 8.3 percent from $3.52 billion in January 2014, the state Department of Taxation reported Friday.
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is set to record its best performance in a decade this year as a rapidly strengthening labor market buoys domestic demand, giving the Federal Reserve the confidence to start tightening monetary policy, according to a Reuters poll of economists released Wednesday.
Federal Reserve officials are debating a historic shift in one of the core economic gauges that could lead the central bank to move even slower than now thought once it lifts its rates from rock bottom levels.
LOS ANGELES — U.S. West Coast port operations resumed in full on Monday after shipping companies suspended loading and unloading of freighters for the weekend, citing chronic cargo backups the shippers and dockworkers have blamed on each other during months of labor tensions.
SINGAPORE — A barrage of damaging cyberattacks is shaking up the security industry, with some businesses and organizations no longer assuming they can keep hackers at bay, and instead turning to waging a guerrilla war from within their networks.
Nevada households earned poor marks in everything from subprime credit scores to financial assets in a nationwide study released Thursday.
Tumbling gasoline prices have proven to be a boom to Las Vegas auto dealers and helped prompt consumers to purchase SUVs and pickup trucks that have lower fuel mileage.
Over the next three years, 10 Southern Nevada projects will have $12 billion in capital expenses and spur economic development throughout the valley.
Economic development is in great shape in Nevada, but two leaders in the field say the state needs to continue to work to get a bigger slice of it to provide high-paying jobs and a diversified economy.
A Tuesday report from a national real estate research firm ranked Las Vegas No. 1 for its share of boomerang buyers — home buyers who experienced foreclosure or short sale in the downturn but are set to purchase again.
The Silver State’s jobless rate dipped to a six-year low, and the state added nearly 40,000 jobs in 2014. Employers statewide have created 99,000 new positions since 2010, the state’s employment department reported Tuesday.
With Nevada’s economy rebounding and unemployment numbers greatly improved, state officials are looking beyond just job creation to laying the groundwork for a whole new economy based on high-tech.
President Obama faces a new problem this year: America as a whole is improving, but most cities are getting left behind.
If you’ve been slow to meet your fitness goals, it might be because you’re having a hard time getting to the gym — or can’t afford a membership. The good news is that, if you have a smartphone, you might not need the gym at all!
If you haven’t had any luck landing that dream job yet, there are likely some big reasons why. Here’s what you can do to find employment in 2015.
One of the nation’s top commercial real estate conferences is renewing a contract that will keep the show in Las Vegas through 2019 with an option to continue through 2022.
Third-quarter numbers from Brookings Mountain West’s Mountain Monitor report show the Las Vegas Valley’s economy outperformed the national economy in nearly every indicator it measures.
Career orientation and job fair sessions are scheduled on Wednesday through Friday to assist the 383 employees who have been laid off at the Mineral Park mine about 12 miles north of Kingman.
It’s far from the boom of the last decade, but the moving vans are coming to Nevada in greater numbers. In a study released by United Van Lines, the nation’s largest mover, Nevada ranked sixth in the nation in 2014 with 57 percent of moves of people relocating to the state.
DETROIT — Automakers reported strong December U.S. sales Monday, boosted by falling gasoline prices, but industry executives and analysts cautioned that growth would slow this year after five years of rapid recovery from the recession.
In a year full of market milestones, Wall Street crushed a couple more Tuesday, lifting the Dow Jones industrial average past the 18,000-point mark for the first time and delivering the Standard & Poor’s 500 index its second record-high close in two days.
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.
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.