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Markets Open Flat

NEW YORK, (UPI) — U.S. markets opened flat Tuesday after a closely watched index on U.S. home prices showed April prices declined, but not as much as expected. Home prices in the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index showed an annual decline in April of 1.9 percent. Economists had expected a 2.5 percent drop. Investors also remain wary […]

Crude Oil In Holding Pattern

NEW YORK, (UPI) — West Texas Intermediate crude oil held to less than $80 per barrel Tuesday ahead of a European summit that could alter the economic landscape of the eurozone. Regardless of the odds of a radical policy shift, which is not widely expected, traders are hunkering down, likely to avoid big moves until […]

ITT Exelis Tests Coastal Radar System

VAN NUYS, Calif., (UPI) — U.S. company ITT Exelis reports the successful preliminary acceptance testing of the first radar system supplied to Sweden to enhance coastal surveillance. “This is a critical milestone for Exelis and the Swedish armed forces as it marks the official start of enhancing Sweden’s ability to defend its entire coastline,” said […]

Design Of F-15SE Weapons Bay Tested

ST. LOUIS, (UPI) — The aerodynamics of the conformal weapons bay design by Boeing of the United States and Korean Aerospace Industries has been validated in wind tunnel tests. Boeing conducted the test as part of the Silent Eagle project — the upgrade to the F-15E, which is being offered to South Korea as the […]

Boomers Buying Cars They Wanted As Teens

NASHVILLE (UPI) — Baby Boomers are buying the cars they wish they had as teenagers, custom car restorers say. Jim Brandea of Spring Hill, Tenn., who has an online collector car magazine called the Gear head Gazette, said baby boomers have more cash as their children get out of college and they want to recapture […]

New Home Sales Rose In May

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Sales of new single-family homes rose 7.6 percent in April to May, the U.S. Commerce Department said Monday. Sales climbed to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 369,000, which topped the revised April rate of 343,000 and came in 19.8 percent higher than 12 months prior when an estimated 308,000 new single-family […]

Blueberries Overtake Peaches In Georgia

ATLANTA (UPI) — Georgia’s blueberry industry is steadily outpacing “The Peach State’s” famous peach industry, data from the University of Georgia indicates. The data show the blueberry industry produced $133 million in 2010 — making Georgia the third biggest blueberry-producing state behind Michigan and Oregon — while the peach industry produced $47 million, The Atlanta […]

Long-Haul Drivers In Short Supply

ARLINGTON, Va. (UPI) — Mike Card the chairman of the American Trucking Associations, said long-haul drivers are in short supply despite a U.S. unemployment rate of 8.2 percent. “It’s getting harder to get drivers. I could hire 50 guys right now,” said Card, who is also the president of Combined Transport of Central Point, Ore. […]

Older Workers Lead The Comeback

CHICAGO (UPI) — U.S. workers aged 55 and older have enjoyed the largest comeback of any age group in the slowly recovering economy, a private research group found. Over the past 28 months, employment among three age categories – teenagers, workers aged 35- to 44-year-olds, and 45- to 54-year-olds – declined, Challenger, Gray & Christmas […]

Gloom Settles On Oil Market

NEW YORK, (UPI) — Crude oil prices held under $79 per barrel in New York Friday, with traders wary about Chinese manufacturing data and worried about Europe’s financial crisis. Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the credit ratings for 15 banks Thursday, contributing to the dour mood on Wall Street. With prices near lows for the year, […]

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