Archive | February, 2013

BRIEF-IBM raises 2015 business analytics revenue target to $20 bln – Reuters

Posted on 28 February 2013 by admin


BRIEF-IBM raises 2015 business analytics revenue target to $20 bln
Reuters
Related Topics. Stocks » · Markets » · Earnings ». Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:17am EST. Feb 28 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp : * Raises 2015 business analytics revenue target to $20 billion from $16 billion. Stocks · Markets · Earnings ...

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Midwest business activity picks up in Chicago PMI survey – Chicago Tribune

Posted on 28 February 2013 by admin


RTT News

Midwest business activity picks up in Chicago PMI survey
Chicago Tribune
The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago business barometer rose to 56.8 from 55.6 in January, topping economists' expectations for 54.3. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the regional economy. The gauge of new orders rose to 60.2 from 58.2 ...
Chicago Business Barometer Rises To Nearly One-Year High In FebruaryRTT News

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Business Activity in U.S. Unexpectedly Picked Up in February – Bloomberg

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Business Activity in U.S. Unexpectedly Picked Up in February
Bloomberg
Business activity in the U.S. unexpectedly expanded in February at the fastest pace in almost a year, a sign the manufacturing industry is poised for growth. The MNI Chicago Report business barometer rose to 56.8, the highest level since March, after a ...

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Government Office, Government Pay…Union Duties? – U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

Government Office, Government Pay...Union Duties?
U.S. News & World Report
When President Carter signed the Civil Service Reform Act in 1978, he said he did so to "promote the general welfare, contribute to the effective conduct of public business and to facilitate and encourage amicable settlements of labor-management disputes.

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Sears Tops 4Q Views Even as Revenue Slips – Fox Business

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Globe and Mail

Sears Tops 4Q Views Even as Revenue Slips
Fox Business
Sears Holding (SHLD) beat the Street on Thursday by narrowing its fourth-quarter loss despite continued revenue contraction. Shares of the parent of Kmart and Sears stores ticked 3% higher following the stronger-than-expected results. The company said ...
Sears tops estimates, but some are skeptical about turnaroundCrain's Chicago Business

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Olive Garden promises cheaper food, more options – NBCNews.com (blog)

Posted on 28 February 2013 by admin


Olive Garden promises cheaper food, more options
NBCNews.com (blog)
Get the latest news from the business world, including analysis of the economy, financial markets, autos and real estate. all · fiscal-cliff · stocks · Real estate · Sandy · markets · retailing · Advertise | AdChoices. Isolde Raftery , NBC News ...

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Big business on sequester: Been there, done that – Politico

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Politico

Big business on sequester: Been there, done that
Politico
The financial markets and some of the nation's biggest business groups have a collective response to the looming sequester: yawn. President Barack Obama is warning of economic catastrophe if deep and immediate spending cuts hit Friday. Yet some of the ...

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Obama: Spending cuts would be bad for business – CNN (blog)

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Obama: Spending cuts would be bad for business
CNN (blog)
(CNN) - President Barack Obama is taking his campaign against the forced federal spending cuts - set to take effect on Friday - before business leaders, telling them Wednesday evening that the cuts will be bad for their businesses and cause the economy ...

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Small-business growth and recovery are inseparable – Politico

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Politico

Small-business growth and recovery are inseparable
Politico
A holding pattern is when an airplane is delayed from its destination, still moving but no longer really getting anywhere. That's also an apt description of the small-business mood under this president's anti-growth policies. At the Small Business ...

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Business spending plans gauge hits 13-month high – Reuters

Posted on 27 February 2013 by admin


CBS News

Business spending plans gauge hits 13-month high
Reuters
Non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, jumped 6.3 percent, the biggest gain since December 2011. These so-called core capital goods orders had slipped 0.3 percent in December.
Business spending boosts durable goods ordersUSA TODAY

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