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Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016

Business Beat

Opinion: U.S. manufacturing is teetering on the edge


After a few years of unusually strong growth, the U.S. manufacturing sector is really hurting again. The strong dollar, weak export markets and the collapse in commodity prices are taking a toll on American…

Work From Home In 2016: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs Video


As technology gives us the freedom to work from anywhere, more and more people are prizing the ability to do so. Many companies are responding with flexible work schedules, and seeming to acknowledge…

Why this big baby of a market won’t calm down anytime soon


Fussy Mr. Market wants a pacifier. It’s looking like he may get one this morning, thanks in part to Facebook’s blockbuster earnings — and after the Fed refused to oblige. Following the Dow’s DJIA, +0.79%…

U.S. economic growth slows to a 0.7 percent rate in fourth quarter


U.S. economic growth braked sharply in the fourth quarter as businesses stepped up efforts to reduce an inventory glut and a strong dollar and tepid global demand weighed on exports. Gross domestic product…

No, Amazon Isn't Planning To Kill FedEx


Don’t worry FedEx and UPS, Amazon has no plans to kill you off by building a rival shipping business. Or at least that’s what the e-commerce giant seemed to say on Thursday while acknowledging that it…

Samsung profit down 40%; warns more pain to come


As Samsung Electronics Co.'s mobile business stumbled over the past year, the South Korean technology giant found a measure of salvation in its surging semiconductor unit. But no more. On Thursday, Samsung…

3 Numbers That Prove Facebook Is Crushing It Right Now


Facebook is on fire. The Menlo Park, Calif. firm posted stellar results for the fourth quarter of 2015 on Wednesday, with adjusted earnings per share of $0.79 on revenue of $5.84 billion. Both figures…

3 reasons the S&P 500 may revisit its all-time high


Fair warning first: Sharing the viewpoints expressed in this column probably won't win you a popularity context at the next cocktail (or Super Bowl) party. Why? It's contrarian and, as a result, likely…

The District Presents 2015 Awards

by Mike Moyers

 (Quincy, Illinois) The District handed out their 2015 Awards. The awards were presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner on January 27, 2016 at the Granite Bank Building in downtown Quincy. …

FCC may overhaul rules for TV set-top boxes


Federal regulators soon are expected to propose overhauling rules for television set-top boxes, a move aimed at lowering bills for cable viewers and providing more access to Internet-based programming. The…