Dow breaks 13,000

The Dow Jones industrial average, powered higher all year by optimism that the economic recovery is finally for real, crossed 13,000 on Tuesday for the first time since May 2008….

US liberalizes visa procedures for Chinese

the U.S State Department announced new procedures today that aim to attract more tourists from China and Brazil, two emerging tourist markets…

State asks homeowners to stop deducting some taxes

State asks homeowners to stop deducting some taxes…

Mortgage deal to help thousands of homeowners

Not since the 1998 tobacco deal has there been a bigger settlement involving a single industry…

2012 Silicon Valley Index

(中文) 有研究報告顯示,受高科技公司增聘人手帶動,矽谷地區的整體失業率,連續兩年下降…

Why do U.S. manufacturing jobs go to China?

We’re advised that no matter where you’re doing business around the globe the factory floor is in China…

EPA official visits local green business that’s growing

Mission Motors, a San Francisco green business that provides powertrain components for hybrid and electric vehicles plans to double its workforce this year…

Oakland City Council approves budget cuts

Council members identified a variety of sources to reduce the number of layoffs…

US economy grew 2.8 percent in 4th quarter

The U.S. economy grew late last year at a pace that in normal times would suggest it’s healthy…

Fed: Slightly lower growth, unemployment in 2012

The Federal Reserve has downgraded its outlook for U.S. economic growth this year but is slightly more optimistic about the unemployment rate…