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US births hit lowest number since 1987

Births in the US have dropped to the lowest number since 1987. CNBC’s “Squawk Box” discusses the news......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2018

U.S. Births Hit Lowest Number Since 1987

American women are having children at the lowest rate on record, with the number of babies born in the U.S. last year dropping to a 30-year low, federal figures released Thursday showed......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

U.S. Births at a 30-Year Low

American women are having children at the lowest rate on record, with the number of babies born in the U.S. last year dropping to a 30-year low......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Number of babies born in the U.S. drops to 30-year low

The general fertility rate for women age 15 to 44 was 60.2 births per 1,000 women—the lowest rate since the government began tracking it more than a century ago, said Brady Hamilton, a statistician at the center......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Brexit, yellow vests take fizz out of champagne sales

Brexit and France's "yellow vest" protest movement pushed the number of bottles of French champagne sold last year to its lowest since 2004, trade group data showed on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 17th, 2019

Gold settles at a 2-week low, falls for the month

Gold futures suffered a fourth straight decline on Thursday to log their lowest settlement in two weeks. "The U.S. GDP number was solid as a rock," said N.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2019

US housing starts plummeted 11.2 percent in December

The number of homes being built in December plunged to the lowest level in more than two years, a possible sign that developers are anticipating fewer new houses to be sold this year.The Commerce........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 27th, 2019

Number of homes being built drops to lowest level in over 2 years

Homes being built in December plunged to the lowest level in over two years, a possible sign developers expect fewer ne.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 26th, 2019

Housing starts tumble to lowest level in more than 2 years

The number of homes being built in December plunged to the lowest level in more than two years......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 26th, 2019

CenturyLink’s stock plummets to 2-decade low after dividend chopped in half

Shares of CenturyLink plummeted Thursday to the lowest levels seen since the late-1990s, after the communications services company slashed its dividend by more than half, prompting a number of Wall Street analysts to cut their ratings and price targets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Consumers requested the lowest number of credit inquiries since 2003 — why that’s a cause for concern

Consumer demand for credit appears to be declining......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to more than a 49-year low last week, but the drop likely overstates the health of the labor market as claims for several states including California were estimated......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2019

Demographic Catastrophe: China"s Birth Rate Falls To Historic Low

Over the weekend, China's statistics bureau announced a significant dip in the country's birth rate with the number of babies born in China last year falling by 2 million to the lowest annual rate since the country was founded in 19.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 21st, 2019

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Reaches No. 1 With a Dubious Distinction

The New York rapper’s “Hoodie SZN” set a record — for the lowest number of copies sold the week it reached the top of the chart......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 14th, 2019

Airbus loses to Boeing in annual jet order race

Europe's Airbus lost out to Boeing in 2018, breaking a five-year winning streak against its U.S. rival for the number of jet orders, slumping to its lowest share of the $150 billion jet market in six years, data showed on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2019

U.S. Job Openings Fell in November

The number of unfilled jobs in the U.S. fell in November to the lowest level since June, though openings still exceeded unemployed Americans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 9th, 2019

Economic Report: Job openings fall to lowest level since early summer, but they still easily top the number of unemployed Americans

The number of job openings in the U.S. fell in November to the lowest level since early summer, but companies say one of their biggest hurdles is a lack of qualified applicants and not an unwillingness to hire......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2019

City registers lowest homicide total in decades

The number of homicides in New York City fell in 2018 to 289, the lowest number in nearly 70 years, as part of a general decline in major crime, officials announced yesterday. []  "> To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 4th, 2019

City"s traffic death toll lowest in 100-plus years

Though the number of pedestrians killed rose in 2018, traffic-related fatalities in New York City fell to 200, the lowest total since tracking began in 1910. []  "> To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 2nd, 2019

Traders Exhale As Strong Initial Claims Do Not Confirm Richmond Fed Collapse

After yesterday's shocking abysmal Richmond Fed number, which plunged the most on record to the lowest level since 2009, traders and eco.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 27th, 2018

U.S. oil futures settle at lowest since July 2017, down over 11% for the week

Oil futures posted a decline on Friday, with U.S. prices settling at their lowest since July 2017, down over 11% for the week. Baker Hughes on Friday reported that the number of active U.S. oil drilling rigs rose by 10 this week, the big.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2018