The Las Vegas Valley's jobless rate held steady at 7 percent from June to July.
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Wynn Resorts Ltd. ended Wednesday worth billions less than its value at breakfast. Shares in the gaming giant fell by $21.71, or 16.6 percent, on volume of about 15.7 million shares — nearly eight times average volume. Based on the 101.52 million outstanding shares reported by Google Finance, the loss wiped out about $2.2 billion in market capitalization.
Consumers continued to boost their spending across Nevada in February. Taxable sales jumped statewide to $3.83 billion in the month, up 9.1 percent compared with $3.51 billion in February 2014, the state Department of Taxation said Tuesday.
Southern Nevada’s employment indicators mostly held steady from February to March, with unemployment stalled and gains in jobs and the labor pool tracking recent trends.
Thirty market-ready companies were chosen based on their potential to disrupt the media and entertainment industries to be showcased in the National Association of Broadcaster’s SPROCKIT program.
Low-income students will have home Internet access for $9.95 a month and may be eligible for a new computer at $160 through Connect2Compete.
Las Vegas is going through an Italian Renaissance — at least when it comes to pizza.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal became a buyout target in March, when New York-based New Media Investment Group snapped up its parent company, Stephens Media.
U.S. employers added the fewest number of jobs in more than a year in March, the latest sign of weakness in the economy and one likely to further delay an anticipated interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls rose 126,000 last month, less than half February’s pace and the smallest gain since December 2013, the Labor Department said on Friday.
The Office of the Labor Commissioner has released its 2015-2016 construction wage survey for contractors throughout the state.
The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.1 percent from January to February, as job formation surged and people entered the labor pool, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.
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.
A Republican state lawmaker’s move to raise Nevada’s base wage appears popular, though progressives want more.
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has set a date for the ground breaking of its southwest Las Vegas store.
It is with great honor and excitement that we announce that we have purchased the Review-Journal. Your newspaper has had a remarkable 106-year history, and we are proud to be part of the next era of great journalism in Las Vegas and its surrounding communities.
New and returning workers poured into Nevada’s labor pool in January, driving up the state’s unemployment rate even as job growth soared, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Thursday.
Free-spending roundball fans following their favorite colleges in the West Coast, Mountain West, Western Athletic and Pac-12 conferences are expected to spend millions of dollars this week, offering a hefty midweek boost for hotels and restaurants.
The measure would take aim at the $300 billion Calpers, America’s largest public pension fund and administrator of pensions for more than 3,000 state and local agencies.
The decision to nudge aside AT&T, which has been part of the Dow for the better part of a century, is a recognition of the way in which communications and technology have evolved over the last several decades.
Tony Hsieh’s downtown redevelopment initiative is adding a trio of new distinct restaurant concepts in a single building in the heart of a burgeoning foodie row along the Carson Avenue corridor near Downtown Project’s signature Container Park on East Fremont.
Canon Solutions America is opening a new Las Vegas sales and service office with a ceremony and open house on Friday.
Bigger may not always be better when it comes to the size of a business park and its impact on the market. But the demand for large spaces is helping to fuel the steady recovery of the local commercial real estate scene.
NEW YORK — The Nasdaq on Monday closed above 5,000 for the first time since the year 2000 dot-com bubble as tech stocks were boosted by deals, while the S&P 500 and Dow indexes hit records after economic data pointed to a slowly accelerating economy.