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Some Dish channels go dark due to spat with their owner

...for the channels. Sometimes that leads to fights that result in channel blackouts, which can last less than a day or drag on. In 2013, Time Warner Cable customers lost access to CBS channels for a month.Dish said the Sinclair channels went...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/some-dish-channels-go-dark
Japan trade deficit widens as export growth slows

...the first three months of the year, sapped mainly by weaker than expected consumer spending, though exports also were a drag on growth, falling at a 16.5 percent annual pace."The trade deficit widened in July, and should continue to rise in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/japan-trade-deficit-widens
US business stockpiles jump in June

...inventories. If consumer demand doesn't rise, businesses could start cutting back on restocking, which would be a drag on the economySales rose a modest 0.2 percent. After seven months of declines, sales have now risen for four straight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-business-stockpiles-jum
Keystone XL: US review taking 5 times longer than average

...continuing to review the application "in a rigorous, transparent, and objective manner."The process does not typically drag on this long.The first permit issued after Bush revised the process in 2004 took less than four months from application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-12/keystone-xl-us-review-taking-5-
US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

...Sales improved in all four geographical regions: Northeast, Midwest, South and West.The limited supplies could prove a drag on sales growth in the coming months, tempering further gains.Ever rising home values are stretching the budgets of first-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-22/us-home-sales-surge-june-f
Privatizing the storage of nuclear plants' used fuel is worth pursuing

...step forward, because the U.S. Department of Energy's lack of progress in solving the waste problem remains a major drag on the growth of nuclear power. The price Americans pay for lack of progress on nuclear waste disposal is painfully evident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/privatizing-stor
Microsoft cuts 7,800 jobs as phone sales flag from its Nokia purchase

...advertising business to AOL Inc.Wall Street seems to prefer Nadella's strategy. Analysts have said the Nokia business was a drag on Microsoft's profits. The company's stock slipped 2 cents to $44.28 in afternoon trading Wednesday."We believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-08/microsoft-cuts-7800-jobs-p
Federal Reserve reports moderate economic growth

...manufactured goods. But business contacts in the Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis and Dallas districts all reported a drag on either export sales or business investment plans from the stronger dollar, which makes U.S.-made products more expensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/federal-reserve-reports-mo
US trade deficit drops sharply in April

...trade deficit declined sharply in April as exports posted a modest gain and imports fell, raising hopes that trade's drag on economic growth will ease this quarter.The April deficit tumbled 19.2 percent to $40.9 billion after surging to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/us-trade-deficit-drops-sha
Economists fear future drag on economy from Iraq war costs

...will make next year's budget deficit look worse and after a short-term economic boost could contribute to a serious drag on future economic growth, many economists believe. In two to three years, according to their forecasts, huge and lingering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/10/bus_386123.shtml
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