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Middle Class Shrinking In Every State, Survey Finds

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Undated) -- The American middle class is shrinking. A new survey of each state by the Pew Charitable Trusts reports barely more than half the households in the United States are now counted as middle class. Pew researchers say only 51-percent of households were middle class in 2013, compared to 61-percent in 1970. But the…

New Ford Obeys Speed Limit For You

Posted On March 25, 2015

(Undated) -- Ford is launching a new technology that will automatically slow down your vehicle to the required speed limit. Ford of Europe made the announcement Tuesday with a YouTube demonstration of the new technology. The invention is called the Intelligent Speed Limiter, and Ford says it monitors road signs with a camera mounted on…

Stocks Close Lower As Oil Prices Rise

Posted On March 24, 2015

(New York, NY) -- Stocks are lower at the closing bell as investors look at a stronger dollar and the rising cost of oil. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 105 points to 18-011 and the Nasdaq fell 16 points to 49-95. The S&P 500 shed 13 points to end the session at 20-91. The…

Study: Job Proximity Decreasing In US

Posted On March 24, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Living closer to your job does more than reduce your commute time. That's according to a new report by the Brookings Institution that shows economic, social and health benefits for Americans who live closer to their jobs. Yet typical commute distance is rising for major metro areas around the country, with the…

Report: California Outpaces Nation In Job Growth

Posted On March 24, 2015

(Undated) -- California is outpacing every state in the nation when it comes to job growth. A report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that California gained half a million jobs over the course of a year ending in January. That's 30-percent more jobs than the number two state, Texas. But it's no…