economy

US economy creates a modest 156,000 jobs in December

Job growth slowed at the end of last year while the unemployment…

 

SF stretched to the limit by tech boom, says city report

San Francisco’s years-long tech boom has The City bursting at the seams.…

 

Are rents in SF really dropping?

It wasn’t until San Francisco resident Gary McCoy stopped looking for an…

 

SF’s tech tax fails to make November ballot

San Francisco’s short-lived tech tax proposal for the November ballot was officially…

US economy showing signs of life after slow start to year

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after…

Supervisor Kim calls for tax increases to hotels, luxury home sales

It’s no secret that San Francisco’s economy is flourishing. The median home…

SF economy continues to flourish amid all-time employment high

San Francisco’s booming economy continued to flourish last year, with even some…

Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead…

Largest middle-wage industry in SF suffered a steady decline

The obvious signs are everywhere that San Francisco’s local economy is booming.…

US wholesale prices fall 0.7 pct., most in 3 years

Sharp drops in fuel and food costs reduced a measure of U.S.…

Mayor Ed Lee touts job gains, rosy outlook in State of the City address

Mayor Ed Lee proudly proclaimed on Monday that San Francisco is in…

Euro, rich-poor gap proved key issues at Davos

Europe's crippling debt crisis dominated the world's foremost gathering of business and…

AP Interview: UN trade chief wants less inequality

The U.N. trade chief urged global leaders Saturday to focus much more…

Cuba Communist Party eyes term limits at gathering

Cuba's Communist Party closed the first day of its national conference Saturday…

IMF chief presses for more cash to fight crisis

The head of the International Monetary Fund appeared to be making headway…

Amylin's long-delayed diabetes drug gets FDA nod

Amylin Pharmaceuticals won approval Friday for its long-delayed diabetes drug Bydureon, a…

Davos chief offers to meet with Occupy protesters

The head of the World Economic Forum on Friday invited members of…

Dow slips after US economic growth disappoints

Stocks are closing mostly lower on news that the U.S. grew at…

Emulex shares rise after company turns profit

Shares of Emulex Corp. surged in trading Friday, a day after the…