Housing starts hit 6-month high, permits rise too

Housing starts rose more than expected in June to touch a six-month high and permits for future construction unexpectedly increased, a government report showed on Tuesday (07/19/2011), likely reflecting growing demand for rental apartments. [Read full story...]

Obama rules out short-term debt solution

On the road again… Please take the time to read this article. This is unbelievable.

President Obama on Monday vowed not to sign a short-term debt-ceiling increase, saying lawmakers have a unique opportunity to agree to a significant deficit-reduction package and pressuring Republicans to negotiate in good faith. [Read full story...]

Good News for Businesses… 4th of July Spending is still Great

Economic woes don’t stop America’s patriotic spirit. This year citizens will celebrate the Fourth of July in numbers as big as ever. In fact, they could spend upward of $3 billion on holiday weekend parties, food, entertainment and travel. [Read full story...]