The U.S. Bureau of Land Management headquarters will be relocated from Washington, D.C. to Grand Junction, Colo.
Current Federal Reserve Chairperson Jerome Powell recently indicated that the Fed may soon cut interest rates for the first time since the start of the financial crisis in 2009. What would such a change in the federal funds rate mean for you?
In today’s world of 24/7 cable TV and Internet news, people are more likely to be knowledgeable about financial and economic matters than in past generations. For example, we would venture to guess that most people have at least heard of the Federal Reserve, or, as it is usually referred to, the Fed.
However, having heard of the Fed is quite different from understanding what the Fed actually does and how its actions influence our financial lives. Let’s explore the Fed’s role in the U.S. economy and how its actions affect the broad economy and interest rates in particular.
What is the Federal Reserve and what are its Main Tools?
Stocks remained bullish Friday, a day after a record-setting 24-hour period when the S&P 500 surpassed 3,000 for the first time since its founding in 1896 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 27,000 for the first time since its founding in 1885.
Flanked by Attorney General Bill Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilber Ross, President Donald Trump said Thursday that through a new executive order, he was directing all federal agencies to share citizenship data with the Commerce Department.
The Congressional Budget Office threw some cold water on efforts by congressional Democrats to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour with a prediction that such an increase would eliminate as many as 3.7 million jobs by 2025.
Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine joined a Democratic colleague from Illinois in filing proposed new legislation that would provide federal assistance to communities that store nuclear waste, including Wiscasset.
Activist groups lobbying municipalities nationwide to file lawsuits against utilities as part of a two-decade climate litigation campaign have changed tactics and are now targeting energy manufacturers, a shift that poses significant repercussions for business, industry and consumers.
Authorities have identified the two people who died in wrecks at the road washout on North Dakota Highway 1806 just north of state line as Mobridge residents.
Governors from 24 states including Colorado and Nevada have called on the Trump administration to halt a rollback of stricter vehicle mileage regulations meant to reduce emissions.
Texas is the best state to start a business and Rhode Island is the worst, according to a new report from the consumer finance site WalletHub.
The U.S., already the world's biggest oil producer, will become a net exporter of crude oil and petroleum products in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2019 report. Its findings were consistent with its short-term outlook report released earlier in the year.
A section of North Dakota Highway 1806 just north of Kenel is washed out with vehicles in the water, according to Corson County Sheriff Keith Gall.