Board files ethics charges against Iowa purchasing executive over contracts to family business

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Board files ethics charges against Iowa purchasing executive over contracts to family business – foxbusiness.com In a rare enforcement case involving Iowa ethics laws, regulators have accused a state purchasing officer of dozens of violations related to no-bid state construction contracts received by her family-owned business. Continue Reading On foxbusiness.com »  

Gouda news: it's all about cheddar in Maine, where cheese making boom continues sharp rise + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Adirondack tourist train, other short-line railroads see profit in storing idled oil tankers – foxbusiness.com New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-by-rail shipments are causing headaches for many in the railroad business, but for struggling scenic railroads and other short-line operators, they may bring salvation. Continue Reading On foxbusiness.com » […]

Correction: Earns-VSE story + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month – foxbusiness.com All times are Eastern MONDAY, Aug. 3 WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for June, 10 a.m. Continue […]

BRIEF-Power Construction Corp of China gets banking regulator's approval for finance company

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] BRIEF-Power Construction Corp of China gets banking regulator's approval for finance company – reuters.com * Says gets banking regulator’s approval to set up finance company with registered capital at 5 billion yuan ($805.19 million) Continue Reading On reuters.com »  

U.S. hotel business poised for good years, leaders say

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] U.S. hotel business poised for good years, leaders say – reuters.com NEW YORK (Reuters) – Steadily expanding demand, in line with a moderately growing U.S. economy and a still low rate of new room construction, bodes well for the U.S. hotel industry in the near term, leading executives in the business said on Monday. […]

Fitch Rates CCB Leasing 'A' with Stable Outlook

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Fitch Rates CCB Leasing 'A' with Stable Outlook – reuters.com (The following statement was released by the rating agency) BEIJING/HONG KONG, May 27 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned China-based CCB Financial Leasing Co., Ltd (CCBFL) a Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘A’ and a Short-Term IDR of ‘F1’. The Outlook is Stable. CCBFL […]