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Manufacturer to Leave Minneapolis After Plant Set on Fire in Riots

The owner of a manufacturing plant in Minneapolis, Minnesota, says he will move his business out of the city after officials failed to protect his livelihood from being set on fire in riots this month. Owner of 7-SIGMA, Kris Wyrobek, told the Star Tribune in an interview that he plans to leave Minneapolis after protesters,…

Walmart to Hire 50K More Workers After Filling 150K Jobs During Pandemic

Walmart plans to hire 50,000 more employees to keep up with consumer demand during the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Friday. “Walmart is committed to helping our fellow Americans seeking work, while serving our customers during this unprecedented time,” the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer Donna Morris said. She continued: We recently committed…

Pinkerton: The Emergence of Hawleynomics 

Perhaps this headline speaks to you: “Americans are ready for a comeback. Congress must help unleash it.” This header is from an op-ed by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), appearing in the Washington Post on April 8.  As Hawley puts it: America is experiencing a moment of crisis, but it need not be a period of decline. From our…

Commerce Secretary: Coronavirus Outbreak Will “Help Bring Jobs Back to America”

Wilbur Ross insists he doesn’t want to appear insensitive Anxieties about the knock-on impact to the global economy from the coronavirus outbreak, which appears on track to shave whole percentage points off China’s GDP, have pushed stock futures back into the red Thursday morning.But during an interview with Maria Bartiromo that aired on Thursday, Commerce…

Manufacturing Surveys Indicate Growth Returning to U.S. Factories

The U.S. manufacturing sector appears to be regaining its footing, suggesting the beaten-down sector may once again be expanding. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s survey-based index of manufacturing activity soared to 17 in January, up from the weak 0.3 reading in December and well-above forecasts for a reading of 3.0. That followed a better…

Fact Check: Trump Manufacturing Boom Very Much Alive

The revival of U.S. manufacturing was one of Donald Trump’s central campaign promises and a key accomplishment of his first term in office. The economy has added 348,000 manufacturing jobs since Trump’s election. Those include 263,000 durable goods manufacturing jobs since Donald Trump’s election. One year ago, durable goods employment hit more than 8 million for…

Jobs ‘Safe for the Long Term’: Boeing Adds 2,000 Jobs in St. Louis Plant

Aircraft maker Boeing reports adding 2,000 new jobs to its St. Louis plants and promises they are safe “for the long term.” The new announcement is a reversal of the dismal future Boeing thought it saw for its Missouri plants after the company lost a series of military contracts. But the company retrenched and switched…

Here Are Some Of The Trump Admin Policies That Are Helping Small Businesses The...

October 31, 2019 4:23 PM ET The Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill sat down with Bruce LeVell, who is with the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy’s Region 4. LeVell represents small business owners in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. During the interview, LeVell talked about how small businesses are…

KERNS: ‘Racist’ Trump Just Keeps Delivering Economic Gains For Women And Minorities

September 08, 2019 5:00 PM ET Another month, another jobs report that delivers. Once again, the president has kept his promise to create “jobs, jobs, jobs.” The August jobs report showed a whopping 6.3 million jobs have been created during his administration. Notably, the record jobs figures delivered something for everyone: women, Hispanics, African Americans,…

U.S. Jobs Report Shows Growth In August, Is Below Market Expectations

September 06, 2019 4:21 PM ET U.S. jobs growth of 130,000 jobs was lower than expected in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics news release. This increase was lower than the economist predictions of 158,000 jobs, which is more in line with the average growth in 2019 to date, and well below the…

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