Business

Taken together, business economists view of the outlook for businesses, jobs, demand, growth, and investment, is more good than more bad, unless things turn worse.

For the U.S., the 50 years ahead look good, and the reason is a relatively young, i.e. cheaper, labor force and populations.

 

Some Nebraska homebuilders say a crackdown by federal safety regulators is making it tough for them to operate.

 

There is no doubt that one can make a quick buck by being dishonest. However, when one takes a long-range outlook, this policy has a detrimental impact on the bottom line.

Producer prices posted their highest monthly increase since April 2011 in September, rising 0.8 percent on the month, after remaining muted for the previous four months.

Champion Home Builders joins forces with California-based USModular to offer turnkey solutions to developers of multifamily projects.

Finnforest is planning production curtailments at sawmills belonging to its wood products industry division due to deteriorating sales opportunities on the domestic and foreign softwood lumber markets.

Net loss at Builders FirstSource (BFS) improved to $11.6 million during the third quarter from a $20.5 million loss during the same period last year.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. announced the company is closing 20 underperforming stores in 15 states

ProBuild, America's biggest full-service pro LBM company, said today it plans by mid-November to close 12 of its locations, 10 of which haven't been reported previously.