Economy

Amazon cancels planned N.Y.C. headquarters

LONG ISLAND CITY, New York (NBC) – Amazon has scrapped its plans to build headquarters in New York City. The retail giant made the announcement Thursday morning. Amazon blames local and state politicians who it says opposed the company’s plans to build …

Number of job openings soars to record high

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – There is good news on the jobs front. The Labor Department says the number of job openings soared to a record high in December. Employers posted 7.3 million job openings, a jump of 2.4 percent. That’s the most …

Uber, Lyft ordinance vetoed by Ashland mayor

Update (02/11/19, 2:05 p.m.) – The City of Ashland has released the text of Mayor John Stromberg’s “friendly veto” of an ordinance regulating companies like Uber and Lyft. While the measure passed through the city council with a four to two vote …

Average tax refund down 8% this season

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – It’s tax season and it’s off to a slower start this year as early filers are seeing smaller average refunds. The Internal Revenue Service says the average refund so far is down about eight percent under the first …

Wells Fargo online banking outage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Wells Fargo customers across the nation are experiencing problems logging into their online banking accounts. In a tweet Thursday morning, Wells Fargo stated, “We apologize to our customers who may be experiencing an issue with our online banking …