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Vice Chair Fischer suggests incoming data, markets could tip Fed to rate hike in September

...backdrop for the annual high-profile economic conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Fed...word.Fischer's message: Incoming economic data and market developments over the...out because the Fed needs to assess the economic impact of events in China and on Wall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/vice-chair-fischer-suggest
Week of market turmoil offers lessons for investors

...encouraged the public to invest even after economic growth began to slow. That fostered...stock market a reliable indicator of its economic prospects?A: Not really. Chinese...weeks has little to do with the general economic landscape, but is merely a proper market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/week-market-turmoil-offers
Plant Vogtle on track after schedule revised

...of the project, the projected change in customer rates is actually slightly under 2 percent," Miller said.He said the economic upside is "overwhelming for customers," adding that based on current licensing Plant Vogtle is expected to last at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-28/plant-vogtle-track-after-sche
Fed official says September rate hike 'less compelling'

...for an extended period to boost U.S. economic growth.There had been a widely held...September. But growing worries about economic prospects in China, the world's second...meeting with journalists to discuss the economic outlook for the United States and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/fed-official-says-septembe
Forecast: Stock market rollercoaster won't dampen Augusta economy

...the quarterly outlook produced by the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State...than the state overall."As global economic health stabilizes, consumers demonstrate...robust, according to the forecast."Economic activity in Savannah from the port...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/forecast-stock-market-roll
Woman wounded by gunman hospitalized

...after undergoing surgery. Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital said on its Facebook page Wednesday that Vicki Gardner, a local economic development official who also was on the hospital's board of directors, was recovering after the surgery. It did not elaborate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/woman-wounded-gunman-hospitalized
US stock surge snaps 6-day losing streak on Wall Street

...Wall Street professionals warned that more rough days lie ahead, in part because of weakness in China, where signs of an economic slowdown triggered the sell-off that has shaken global markets over the past week.Heading into Wednesday, the three major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/us-stocks-surge-snapping-6
Stock turmoil won't affect Augusta, report says

...consumer demand and corporate investment ? should fuel a healthy second half, too, according to the quarterly outlook from the Economic Forecasting Cen ter at Georgia State Uni versity.The forecast calls for a 4.6 percent increase in Georgia's nominal personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-27/stock-turmo
Dual-enrollment program expands at Augusta Tech

...makes Move on When Ready so attractive in the technical college platform is students whose families are struggling through the economic recovery can earn college credit for a fraction of the normal tuition cost.In the past, tuition for dually enrolled students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-26/dual-enrollment-program-e
Crude oil closes under $40 for first time since 2009

...NEW YORK - The price of U.S. oil closed at less than $40 a barrel Monday for the first time since the days of the global economic crisis, on fears of a slowdown in the world economy.Already trading at six-year lows, U.S. crude fell $2.21 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-24/crude-oil-closes-under-40-