Hyperloop One, a futuristic transportation company, announced on Wednesday that the location of its first Hyperloop manufacturing plant is in North Las Vegas.
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USA Today owner Gannett has boosted its takeover bid for Tribune Publishing Co. byabout 22 percent one week after the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and othernewspapers adopted a “poison pill” plan to thwart the unsolicited offer.
A rout in retail stocks pulled U.S. indexes down on Wednesday. Macy’s, the largest U.S. department store chain, slashed its annual profit forecast after it reported a steep drop in earnings. Office Depot and Staples took big losses after a judge blocked their plans to merge.
U.S. stocks surged to their biggest gain in two months on Tuesday after the Chinese government moved to stimulate the world’s second-largest economy. That gave a big boost to energy, chemicals and machinery companies.
U.S. stocks are climbing Tuesday after the Chinese government moved to stimulate its economy. Machinery companies and miners are rising the most, and energy companies are trading higher with the price of oil. Stocks are on track for their biggest gain in a month.
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. The unemployment rate remained at a low 5 percent, roughly where it has been since fall. Last month’s hiring gain marked a drop from the average increase of 200,000 over the past three months.
Investors are piling back into gold. And they’re coming in droves. Holdings in SPDR Gold Shares, the world’s largest exchange-traded fund backed by gold, surged 20.8 metric tons on Monday, the biggest one-day expansion since 2011, data compiled by Bloomberg show.
Universal Health Services Inc., a subsidiary of which owns the Valley Health System, has announced that it will buy a third party’s minority ownership interests in its six Southern Nevada hospitals for $445 millio
Construction is dormant on the site of the former Fergusons Motel. And while officials with Downtown Project have not cited any difficulties with plans for the shuttered motel at Fremont and Eleventh streets, they said they want to “get it right the first time.”
Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent.
The people who cross the threshold into the JobConnect Center on South Maryland Parkway come from all different backgrounds and walks of life. But despite their many differences, they have one goal in common: to seek a better future.
Volkswagen’s CEO says he apologized in person to U.S. President Barack Obama for the carmaker’s emissions scandal, in which it rigged its cars to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests. CEO Matthias Mueller said he held a “two minute” conversation with the president during his visit to Hannover, Germany, this week.
Nevada college students have a chance to work with Faraday Future this summer, well before the burgeoning electric car company opens a $1 billion, 3-million-square-foot factory in North Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Valley’s jobless rate rose to 6 percent in the month, up from 5.6 percent in February, but down from 7.2 percent in March 2015, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday.
Taxpayers in Douglas County, an angular-shaped county of under 50,000 people near Lake Tahoe, have an AGI of $73,444 compared to Clark County’s $57,318, according to 2013 tax return data, the latest year data are available. The county could be considered affluent – Glenbrook, an exclusive gated resort community of about 200 people in Douglas County, has its own ZIP code.
Today’s building boom shares echoes of the market’s frenetic pace before 2007, when the building bust hijacked the local economy and held it hostage for half a decade. But this time, analysts say activity is manageable
First-time filings for unemployment benefits averaged 12,343 claims in the 12 months prior to March, the state Department of Employment, Trainingand Rehabilitation reported Tuesday. That’s the lowest average since mid-2007.
Electric car company Faraday Future broke ground Wednesday for its planned 900-acre manufacturing site in North Las Vegas.
Spiking job growth helped push Nevada’s unemployment down in March. The state’s jobless rate came in at 5.8 percent, down from 5.9 percent in February and 6.9 percent in March 2015, the state Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Department reported Wednesday.
Employment in Nevada companies with fewer than 100 workers reached a record in the third quarter, soaring past prerecession levels, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Monday.
Top U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and Irish rival Allergan are charting independent futures after scrapping a record $160 billion deal torpedoed bynew Treasury Department rules meant to block American companies from moving their corporate addresses overseas — on paper — to avoidU.S. taxes.
U.S. hiring jumped to a nine-year high in February, a sign of robust business demand for new workers, while the numberof open positions slipped.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in February for the third time in the past four months. Meanwhile, a key category that tracks business investment plans dropped by the largest amount in two months.