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Here"s how 14 Bay Area IPOs did in the strongest first half in 4 years

Fourteen Bay Area companies did IPOs in the first six months of 2018, nearly as many as the 15 that went public last year and the best first half since the recent high-water year of 2014, when 34 made their Wall Street debuts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

Q2"s profit surge was the strongest in years. Who led the charge in the Charlotte area?

U.S. companies rebounded from a lackluster showing in the first quarter of the year with a surge in profits that's expected to fuel even more economic growth in the months ahead. The Commerce Department reported this week that after-tax profits among.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

Here are the Bay Area IPOs in the pipeline for the second half of 2018

These Bay Area companies are expected to go public in the second half of what has been the busiest IPO year since 2014......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2018

46% of residents polled say they plan to leave the Bay Area

Nearly half of San Francisco Bay Area voters plan to leave the region in the next few years, fed up with exorbitant housing costs and the long commutes caused by the lack of available homes near their workplaces. Less than 48 hours before polls open.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2018

Shelf Life: Colorado craft breweries navigate obstacles as sales slow, doors close

After more than a half-decade of unchecked growth, increasing competition and limited sales channels are making the business a tougher one for Denver-area entrepreneurs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) tries to break $1.17 again

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) tries to break $1.17 again EUR/USD is making another attempt to move above the $1.17 area that has blocked progress since the second half of August. Above this, the $1.18 a.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 20th, 2018

I got rid of my car 10 years ago and I haven"t regretted it once

Syda Productions/Shutterstock Having a car can be expensive and inconvenient depending on your means and location. Living in the Bay Area, author Laura McCamy decided to give up her car 10 years ago, which has saved her money, reduced her.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 16th, 2018

Supertyphoon Mangkhut Hits Philippines, Causing as Many as 12 Deaths

The world’s strongest typhoon this year lashed the northern Philippines and left as many as 12 dead, but fell short of causing large-scale casualties, in a test of disaster preparation five years after a similar storm killed more than 6,300 people......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjSep 16th, 2018

The Funded: SurveyMonkey sets IPO terms as Bay Area startups rake in almost $400M in fresh funding

Bay Area startups raised $370 million in new funding in the second half of the week as one more life sciences company went public and SurveyMonkey set the pricing terms for its IPO. Here's a closer look. SurveyMonkey IPO terms SurveyMonkey has set .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Cost of imported goods post biggest drop in 2 ½ years

The cost of goods imported into the U.S. fell in August for the second straight month and posted the biggest drop in two and a half years, largely reflecting lower oil prices. The import price index sank 0.6% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

U.S. import prices post largest drop in more than one-and-a-half years

U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in more than 1-1/2 years in August amid declines in the cost of fuels and a range of other goods, suggesting a strong dollar was curbing imported inflation pressures......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

US producer prices post first drop in one-and-a-half years - Reuters

ReutersUS producer prices post first drop in one-and-a-half yearsReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 12th, 2018

U.S. producer prices post first drop in one-and-a-half years

U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in August, recording their first drop in 1-1/2 years, as declines in the prices of food and a range of trade services offset an increase in the cost of energy products......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2018

U.S. producer prices post first drop in one-and-half years

U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in August, recording their first drop in 1-1/2 years, as declines in the prices of food and a range of trade services offset an increase in the cost of energy products......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2018

I"m the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and training for a half-marathon taught me 3 major business lessons

Jaromir Chalabala/Shutterstock.com Scott Salmirs is a runner and the President and CEO of ABM Industries, a Fortune 500 company. After three years as.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018

Two more Peninsula IPOs tell the story of biotech"s investment boom

And then there were 15. Two Bay Area biotech companies — one that started its first clinical trial in eye diseases in July, the other a pioneer in the fledgling field of hunting down cancer via a simple blood draw — seek to raise $100 million eac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 8th, 2018

Memphis-based Hollywood Feed acquires Atlanta pet store chain

Hollywood Feed entered the Atlanta market less than two years ago but is on a growth trajectory there, including acquiring a set of stores recently. The company announced Sept. 5 that it had acquired Rucker Pet, a chain with four Atlanta-area pet st.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Freddie Mac CEO to retire in second half of 2019

Freddie Mac , the No. 2 U.S. mortgage finance company, said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Donald Layton would retire in the second half of 2019, after six years at the helm......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 5th, 2018

U.S. Trade Deficit Posted Biggest Increase in July Since 2015

The U.S. trade deficit posted its biggest monthly increase in almost three and a half years in July, as tax cuts and higher federal spending goosed up domestic demand while a cooling economy overseas hampered exports......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 5th, 2018

Over Half Of America Suffering Drought As Lake Powell, Lake Mead Drop To "Dangerous" Low Levels

Authored by Michael Snyder via The American Dream blog, The worst drought in years in the w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 5th, 2018

U.S. Trade Deficit Posts Biggest Increase in July Since 2015

The U.S. trade deficit posted its biggest monthly increase in almost three and a half years in July, as tax cuts and higher federal spending goosed up domestic demand while a cooling economy overseas hampered exports......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 5th, 2018