Real GDP Increases in 49 States and District of Columbia

Real GDP Increases in 49 States and District of Columbia May 2, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 05/02/2019 – 13:19 Economic indicators Graphic on Real GDP by State, 2018.  The following is a cross-post from the Bureau of Economic Analysis Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia in the fourth … Read moreReal GDP Increases in 49 States and District of Columbia

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Sort of Mixed U.S. Productivity Report

This morning’s government report on labor productivity for the first quarter of this year contained a valuable reminder that this measure of the economy’s efficiency – and indirectly, its success in fostering healthy growth and sustainably rising living standards – can improve for good and not-so-good reasons. And the complicating factor in an otherwise strong … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Sort of Mixed U.S. Productivity Report

First Ever Made in U.S.A. Trade Show

Excerpt: Michael Stumo, CEO of the CPA, said, “We’re very pleased to participate in the Made in America trade show. Consumers want to buy American-made products, and they understand the connection between good jobs at home and the viability of local producers. We highly recommend attending this important event and will be encouraging our members to … Read moreFirst Ever Made in U.S.A. Trade Show

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Launches Bipartisan Women Veterans Task Force

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs launched a new bipartisan Women Veterans Task Force to increase the visibility of the two million women veterans living in the United States and to promote inclusivity and equitable access to resources, benefits, and healthcare for women veterans. The Task Force will be chaired by … Read moreHouse Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Launches Bipartisan Women Veterans Task Force

BSE to conduct mock trading session on May 4

The mock trading session will be conducted for equity, commodity derivatives, currency derivatives and equity derivatives segments. The log in session for all the segments will start at 09:30 am and last till 10:00 am, BSE said in separate notices. For the equity segment, timing for continuous trading will be from 10:30 am to 3:30 … Read moreBSE to conduct mock trading session on May 4

Looking to Increase Sales? “Go Global” World Trade Month Webinars Can Help Get You Started

David M. Glaccum is SBA’s Associate Administrator for International Trade and Pat Kirwan is the Director of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee Secretariat In celebration of World Trade Month, federal trade promotion agencies will host our annual “Go Global” webinar series throughout May. U.S. businesses will learn about strategies and resources to increase global sales. … Read moreLooking to Increase Sales? “Go Global” World Trade Month Webinars Can Help Get You Started

Health Subcommittee Oversight Hearing: Cultural Barriers Impacting Women Veterans’ Access to Healthcare.

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health will hold an oversight hearing entitled “Cultural Barriers Impacting Women Veterans’ Access to Healthcare.”   The subcommittee will meet at 10:00 a.m. in 1300 of the Longworth House Office Building. Please follow and like us:

RSC Budget Proposes to Strengthen Immigration System

Thu, May 2nd 2019 @ 9:50 am EDT The Republican Study Committee’s budget proposal for FY2020 suggests reducing low-skilled immigration, requiring all businesses to use E-Verify, and increasing both border and interior enforcement. The budget outline provides a starting point for House GOP lawmakers considering the committee is comprised of 140 Republican House Members, or … Read moreRSC Budget Proposes to Strengthen Immigration System

Tata Power Q4 net profit drops 92% to Rs 107.32 cr

Tata Power has reported a 92 per cent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 107.32 crore for the quarter ended March due to an exceptional adjustment in the previous year. The company’s consolidated net profit stood at Rs 1,364.33 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2018, it said in a statement. Please follow … Read moreTata Power Q4 net profit drops 92% to Rs 107.32 cr

Cyclone ‘Fani’: Many flights, train services disrupted

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Railways have made necessary arrangements to ensure that all precautions and standard operating procedures are put in place in view of the ‘extremely severe’ cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, which is likely to make landfall in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, on May 3. While, AAI has issued … Read moreCyclone ‘Fani’: Many flights, train services disrupted

In Big Loss For Gig Companies, 9th Circuit Says Dynamex And ABC Test Should Be Applied Retroactively

There’s no way to sugarcoat this one. Today the 9th Circuit handed a big loss to gig economy companies by concluding that last year’s Dynamex decision from the California Supreme Court and its wide-reaching ABC test should be applied retroactively. That means that the ABC test – which makes it very difficult for gig economy … Read moreIn Big Loss For Gig Companies, 9th Circuit Says Dynamex And ABC Test Should
Be Applied Retroactively

Tata Motors sales dip 20% to 42,577 units in April

“The industry has recorded de-growth for the tenth consecutive month. Weak consumer sentiments are reflected in this demand de-growth and we have also been impacted,” Tata Motors president of Passenger Vehicles Business unit Mayank Pareek said. The company reported a 20% decline in total sales during April at 42,577 units as compared with 53,511 units … Read moreTata Motors sales dip 20% to 42,577 units in April

Explained: How NSE helped 3 brokers make crores

In 2010, the NSE started allowing brokers to set up their servers in the same area as the stock exchange’s server (co-location) which then facilitated faster data transmission. A whistleblower in 2014-15 complained to the Sebi that some brokers in collusion with a few top NSE officials abused the co-location facility by logging into the … Read moreExplained: How NSE helped 3 brokers make crores

Indian sentenced to 5 years for transnational conspiracy to smuggle illegal immigrants

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 2, 2019: An Indian national was sentenced on April 23 for his leadership role in a complex, transnational conspiracy to smuggle people from India to the Unites States for profit, which claimed at least one life and endangered many others, the US Justice Department said through a statement. … Read moreIndian sentenced to 5 years for transnational conspiracy to smuggle illegal immigrants

Man’s Best Friend Helps Him Overcome Homelessness

Advocates Maintain Pets Can Help Homeless People Erik Aalgaard remembers the hurtful words that people told him while he was homeless with the only friend he had left in this world: Buddy, his golden lab. “They said, ‘You can’t even … Continue reading → The post Man’s Best Friend Helps Him Overcome Homelessness appeared first … Read moreMan’s Best Friend Helps Him Overcome Homelessness

Homeless Man’s Pet, ‘Buddy’, Opens Doors and Hearts

Advocates Maintain Pets Can Help Homeless People Overcome Their Situation Erik Aalgaard remembers the hurtful words that people told him while he was homeless with the only friend he had left in this world: Buddy, his golden lab. “They said, … Continue reading → The post Homeless Man’s Pet, ‘Buddy’, Opens Doors and Hearts appeared … Read moreHomeless Man’s Pet, ‘Buddy’, Opens Doors and Hearts

India ready to deal with US sanctions’ impact

India was Iran’s top oil client after China. However, New Delhi has stopped purchases of Iranian oil from May after the United States ended six months of waiver. MEA spokesman Raveesh Kumar on Wednesday said India is ready to deal with the impact of US sanctions against Iran and will get extra supplies from other … Read moreIndia ready to deal with US sanctions’ impact

Tucker Carlson: The Barr hearing on Russia shows how Dems undermine a democracy

What a weird day it was on Wednesday in Washington. As hard as it may be to believe, it’s been two weeks since the release of the Mueller report. But on Capitol Hill, they are still yelling about Russia. It’s as if the most exhaustive federal investigation in a generation never even happened. It’s as … Read moreTucker Carlson: The Barr hearing on Russia shows how Dems undermine a democracy

Tucker Carlson: The Barr hearing on Russia shows how Dems undermine a democracy

published 2019-05-02 06:37:19 by Tucker Carlson What a weird day it was on Wednesday in Washington. As hard as it may be to believe, it’s been two weeks since the release of the Mueller report. But on Capitol Hill, they are still yelling about Russia. It’s as if the most exhaustive federal investigation in a … Read moreTucker Carlson: The Barr hearing on Russia shows how Dems undermine a democracy

Developers seeking $36M in EB5 finance for Brooklyn hotel

George Washington Immigrant Group announced it aims to provide $36 million in EB-5 financing for VOS Hospitality and SDS.  The funds will be used to finance a portion of the costs of constructing BKLN Autograph, a full-service Marriott Autograph Collection hotel projected to open in Brooklyn, New York in 2022. “We are excited to work with … Read moreDevelopers seeking $36M in EB5 finance for Brooklyn hotel

SD Supreme Court Tackles EB-5, Deadwood Mountain Grand Lawsuit Questions

EB-5 has become code for one of South Dakota’s most complex political scandals. EB-5 is the program by which foreign investors buy a chance at getting a visa by investing a half million dollars to create jobs. EB-5 is alive now in federal court, with foreign investors suing to be repaid a loan of $32.5 … Read moreSD Supreme Court Tackles EB-5, Deadwood Mountain Grand Lawsuit Questions