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Nurses Won’t Be In Hospitals When We Need Them

Nurses Won’t Be In Hospitals When We Need Them

When Regina Cusson became a nurse, she went to work in a hospital, “on a floor with very sick people” and wide variety of complaints. Now the dean of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, she says that’s what new nurses did...

 

Stronger copyright provisions not key to better exports of movies and music

In 2013, Bruno Mars was the most pirated artist in the world. It is another example of how popular American movies and music are abroad but exports have been falling sharply in the past year. The industry blames this on piracy and hopes it...

 

Gender pay gap widest among Asian-Americans

Gender pay gap widest among Asian-Americans

  While men widely earn more than women in the United States, Asian-Americans have the widest gender wage gap compared to other racial groups. Asian-Americans have the highest pay among women, earning about $770 a week. In fact, when compared...

 

3-D printing is reshaping jewelry businesses

3-D printing is reshaping jewelry businesses

Rick Antona, owner of Houston-based jewelry Uptown Diamond, saw the potential of 3-D printing technology for his business two years ago. After doing some research, he bought a $90,000 3-D printer that prints in wax. The printer prints...

 

Small but strong, convenience stores still on the rise

Small but strong, convenience stores still on the rise

As the U.S. economy is slowly recovering, convenience stores are growing rapidly, serving more and more people on the go. The convenience store’ industry has expanded over the last five years. During the 2013, the sector rose by 1.4 percent:...

 

High milk prices won’t last forever

High milk prices won’t last forever

The soaring dairy prices that have sustained dairy farmers and dismayed consumers over the last year are showing signs of easing. American milk and cheese prices reached record highs in the first quarter of 2014, driven by strong demand from...

 

High-end cars are becoming more affordable thanks to low rates

High-end cars are becoming more affordable thanks to low rates

Source: goodcarbadcar.net Earlier this month, a Ford executive told analysts during a conference call that while Lincoln sales were slightly down, they expected an uptick in the coming months.   The luxury models, he said, were carrying...

 

Strong global demand to boost international trade despite prolonged winter

Trade deficit for March is expected to narrow as the impact of a prolonged winter lessened and global demand grew. Majority of economists polled by Bloomberg predict the deficit to narrow to $40 billion from February’s $42.3 billion. “Weather...

 

Auto sales expected to increase for year, but weaker than expected

Buyers might only tapped the breaks in April when it came to shopping for a new car, but only for a second.   Economists surveyed by Bloomberg put the Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Rate at 16.2 million, putting sales growth at 10 percent...

 

February home prices expected to show slight gain

After a cooling momentum, February home prices in 20 cities, to be released by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices April 29, were expected to show a slight rise. An average of estimates by 22 economists polled by Bloomberg suggests...