Oil & China Continue To Drag Markets Down

Oil & China Continue To Drag Markets Down

New York, NY….The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down over 500 points in intraday trading as the worldwide oil glut, dropping oil prices and uncertainty in China’s stock market continue to weigh on markets. The only silver lining is that dropping gas prices continue to help energy costs for businesses and consumers.

Manufacturing Sector Contracted In November

Manufacturing Sector Contracted In November

Tempe, Arizona…Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in November for the first time in 36 months, since November 2012, while the overall economy grew for the 78th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair […]

General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certain Batches Of Cheerios & Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal

General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certain Batches Of Cheerios & Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal

Lodi, CA…General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects. Because this recall relates to an undeclared allergen, this is a […]

President Obama On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Obama On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Washington, DC…I’ve spent every day of my presidency fighting to grow our economy and strengthen our middle class. That means making sure our workers have a fair shot to get ahead here at home, and a fair chance to compete around the world. My approach to trade has been guided by a unifying principle: leveling […]

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington State that USDA has programs to assist with their recovery efforts. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) can assist farmers and ranchers who lost livestock, grazing land, fences or eligible trees, bushes […]

Apple Introduces iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus

Apple Introduces iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus

San Francisco, CA…Apple® today announced iPhone® 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, adding a powerful new dimension to iPhone’s revolutionary Multi-Touch™ interface. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to enable intuitive new ways to access features and interact with content. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus feature Retina® […]

DoD’s New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley

DoD’s New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley

Washington, DC…As part of the Department of Defense effort to partner with the private sector and academia to ensure the United States continues to lead in the new frontiers of manufacturing, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will announce today that the Obama administration will award a Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics to a […]

Markets Bounce Back With Dow Jones Average Up 619 Points

Markets Bounce Back With Dow Jones Average Up 619 Points

New York, NY….The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 619.07 points today. This broke several days of declines. While markets are still down on the year there seemed to be a collective sigh of relief today. Relief that the market was capable of inching back into positive territory again and relief that China’s $22 billion […]