Percentage at 15-year low.
Wal-Mart leads but process slow.
Investors plowed $15.3 billion into venture-backed start-ups in the second quarter.
Sales are hurting on global markets.
Up 4.8% with surge in Northeast, West.
Cuts will remove $160 million in spending by 2018.
Cleveland study: Population loss slows in past years.
Auto rebound propels industrial production.
CLEVELAND — The politicians take center stage. But for dozens of small local businesses, the Republican National Convention represents their own star turn. After a rigorous application process, the week brings an opportunity to showcase their
WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales posted a healthy increase in June, another sign that consumer spending picked up in the spring. The Commerce Department says sales at retailers and restaurants rose 0.6 percent from May after, after a 0.2