Vail Resorts Reports Ski Season Metrics for the Season to Date

Vail Resorts Reports Ski Season Metrics for the Season to Date

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 10, 2011 — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported certain ski season metrics for the comparative periods from the beginning of the ski season through January 6, 2011, and for the prior year period through January 7, 2010, with both periods including the holiday period through the Thursday after New Year’s […]

National Unemployment Drops to 9.4%. Economy adds 103,000 Jobs in December

National Unemployment Drops to 9.4%.  Economy adds 103,000 Jobs in December

Washington, DC…The unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 9.4 percent in December, and nonfarm payroll employment increased by 103,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in leisure and hospitality and in health care but was little changed in other major industries. ______________________________________________________________________ | | | Revision of Seasonally Adjusted […]

Internet Gains on Television as Public’s Main News Source More Young People Cite Internet than TV

Internet Gains on Television as Public’s Main News Source More Young People Cite Internet than TV

Washington, DC…The internet is slowly closing in on television as Americans’ main source of national and international news. Currently, 41% say they get most of their news about national and international news from the internet, which is little changed over the past two years but up 17 points since 2007. Television remains the most widely […]

‘Software Engineer’ Rated Nation’s Best Job, ‘Roustabout’ Ranks at the Bottom of New Jobs Report

‘Software Engineer’ Rated Nation’s Best Job, ‘Roustabout’ Ranks at the Bottom of New Jobs Report

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — With a boost from the development of apps for iPods, tablets, smart phones and other devices, the profession Software Engineer has jumped to the top of the new 2011 Jobs Rated Report released today by CareerCast.com. The worst rated job is Roustabout, a dirty, dangerous and often stressful […]

Construction Spending Up For Third Straight Month

Construction Spending Up For Third Straight Month

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending during November 2010 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $810.2 billion, 0.4 percent (±1.6%)* above the revised October estimate of $806.7 billion. The November figure is 6.0 percent (±1.9%) below the November 2009 estimate of $861.5 billion. […]

Is 2011 Your Year? It Can Be!! ~By John Hamilton Free EBook!

Is 2011 Your Year?  It Can Be!! ~By John Hamilton Free EBook!

Incline Village, NV…The start of a new year has many of us thinking about the state of our lives. For many of us our lives have been rolling along with nary a dip. For those we congratulate you! For many others including me the past few years have brought many challenges. The whole world seems […]

California Has Largest Drop in Unemployment Claims Last Week

California Has Largest Drop in Unemployment Claims Last Week

Washington, DC…In the week ending Dec. 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 388,000, a decrease of 34,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 422,000. The 4-week moving average was 414,000, a decrease of 12,500 from the previous week’s revised average of 426,500. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was […]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada and Its Foundation Commit $271,713 in 2010

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada and Its Foundation Commit $271,713 in 2010

Las Vegas, CA…To address ongoing health disparities and hardships encountered by millions of American families, the men and women of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and its corporate foundation, proudly continued the company’s tradition of caring for the people it serves and the health of our communities by contributing $271,713 to philanthropic and civic […]

Ormat Retracts DOE Loan Guarantee Application for Three Geothermal Projects in California and Nevada

Ormat Retracts DOE Loan Guarantee Application for Three Geothermal Projects in California and Nevada

Reno, NV…Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that its subsidiary, Ormat Nevada Inc. (“Ormat”), decided not to proceed with the Part II of the DOE loan guarantee program application for Wister, CD-4 and Dead Horse Wells geothermal projects, currently under construction in California and Nevada. The decision was made in coordination with John Hancock […]