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SF Is Priciest Metro Area In U.S. To Buy A Home

Posted On September 04, 2014

(San Francisco, CA) -- San Francisco is the priciest metro area in the U.S. to buy a home. Realtor John Barnette of Hill and Company in San Francisco says homes by the Bay are hardly affordable   According to "Business Insider," the average buyer must earn over 150-thousand-dollars a year to buy a single-family home…

Healthcare Spending To Decrease In U.S

Posted On September 04, 2014

(Undated) -- Spending on healthcare is expected to grow more slowly in the next ten years. A new study released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Wednesday suggests a sluggish economic recovery and higher cost sharing in private insurance plans limit demand for services. The projected growth rate will be well below the annual…

Fast Food Workers To Stage Nationwide Strike

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Undated) -- Thousands of fast-food workers across the country will be taking a big risk by walking out on their jobs today demanding a raise to 15-dollars-an-hour. The organizing director of Fast Food Forward, Kendall Fells says the strikes will make a huge impact on the industry.   A number of chains including McDonald's, Burger…

Fed Releases Its Beige Book

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Undated) -- The newest Beige Book report is out. The Federal Reserve releases the Beige Book report each month to report on economic activity in each of the Fed's districts. Wednesday's report shows for the second straight time economic activity expanded in all 12 districts, with manufacturing reports being mixed and consumer spending growing at…

Reports: Nevada Set To Get Tesla Battery Factory

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Undated) -- There are reports that Tesla is choosing Nevada as the site for its battery factory plant. There's no official word yet, but Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval's Twitter page said there would be a "major announcement" today at 4 p.m. local time related to economic development." CNBC cites a source from the governor's office…