Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an inquiry into a $10 million trade by outgoing Big Lots CEO Steve Fishman.
The International Council of Shopping Centers says retail sales dropped more than three percent for the week ended December 1st.
Some Ohio businesses are pinning their hopes to a new federal program that matches companies with potential partners overseas.
According to state figures released Tuesday, the unemployment rate for central Ohio fell from 6.0 percent in August to 5.7 percent last month. That’s the lowest level in more than more than four years and more than a full percent below the current statewide average.
A manager at a Columbus jobs center says an increasing number of employers are asking for workers, sometimes dozens at a time and requesting they be on the job as soon as the next day.
New figures released Friday show Ohio’s unemployment rate ticked dow for an 11th straight month in June.
The latest figures from the Department of Job and Family Services show a June jobless rate of 7.2 percent, that’s down from 7.3 percent in May.
The Ohio Secretary of State’s office says about 47,000 new businesses opened in Ohio in the first six months of 2012. That’s an increase of about 3,000 compared to 2011.
Central Ohio food banks are preparing to serve more hungry people during the holiday season.
President Obama tomorrow visits Columbus, trying to sell the jobs plan he unveiled last week. It calls for a mix of tax cuts, help for the unemployed and spending on road and bridge repairs. Will it help the economy?
A report being released Sunday says one in 10 Ohioans lost a job over the past decade and workers saw a higher drop in wages than any other state.