Nevada Employment Security Council maintains current unemplo...
Tribune Staff On Tuesday, the Nevada Employment Security Council voted unanimously to maintain the current unemployment insurance tax rate, which averages 1.33 percent of taxable payroll, through 2010. Due to the extreme economic conditions that the Silver State is currently experiencing, the once-robust Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund is rapidly running out of the funds needed to pay Nevadans who have lost their jobs, according to a stateme...
A warming trend
A long-time Sparks stove shoppe owner discusses local business and keeping cash flows warm in a cold economic climate.
The Green Machine - Made in Nevada
A dreary-eyed audience from the other side of the globe listened politely as Steve Olson, president and CEO of ElectraTherm, gave his Carson City company's sales pitch. Olson explained the advantages of his Green Machines - generating off-the-grid, "clean" electricity that enables industries to cut costs by producing some their own on-site power. After the speech, a member of the audience stood up and thanked Olson. The man from China stated t...
China, Nevada establish investment agreement
International business relations with China are on the horizon for Nevada. On Tuesday, Nevada and China signed a memorandum of understanding in Phoenix, Ariz. to build a working relationship and entice the Chinese government to make investments in Nevada that will result in renewable energy, mining, manufacturing and tourism projects and, as a result, local job creation. A Chinese investment delegation, comprised of interested government and b...
That’s a wrap:
Fast Wrap, a Reno-based national franchise, has what it takes to preserve and protect anything the customer desires.
Stocks advance on more signs of economic pickup
NEW YORK — More signs that the economy is creeping toward recovery encouraged investors to move further into stocks — but at a cautious pace. Stocks rose moderately Thursday in very light volume. There were no dramatic economic reports, but a smattering of positive data convinced investors to take more chances on stocks. Financials were particularly in demand after a report quoting American International Group Inc.'s CEO as saying the company ...
Who you gonna call?
Florida-based PuroClean hopes to join Belfor and several other local companies that make a living cleaning up the Truckee Meadows’ major messes — and we’re only half talking about the economy.
Delta, US Airways swapping slots
The sudden flurry of airlines swapping takeoff and landing slots at Washington and New York area airports continued Wednesday with Delta and US Airways striking a deal similar to one between AirTran and Continental disclosed the day before.