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US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July

...their outlook for sales over the next six months and traffic by prospective buyers all increased in August, brightening the outlook.Sales of new homes are running behind last year's pace. They fell 8.1 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-19/us-home-construction-jumps
US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

...have become more optimistic about the outlook for earnings as economic growth...sell-off was a reassessment of the outlook for interest rates in the U.S...becoming more optimistic about the outlook for the U.S. economy after growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/us-stocks-plunge-wiping-ou
Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak

...uninterrupted rally is justified by the outlook for stocks. Central banks worldwide...focused on company profits, and the outlook remains strong.Earnings for S...Stocks have managed to rise even as the outlook for growth weakens.The International...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/global-tensions-dont-curb-
Ownership of Augusta plant still not settled

...Reserve bank district covering our area said its contacts indicated expanding economic activity in June and early July. "The outlook among businesses remained positive as most anticipate higher growth in the near term."Strength in residential real...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-08-01/ownership-a
Key industries beginning to see raises

...the previous three recoveries, wages had risen an average 2.3 percent after inflation.Still some economists think the outlook for broader pay gains has brightened. More people are quitting jobs than at any time in six years, a sign of confidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/key-industries-beginning-s
Business news

...March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.Builders started work on 946,000 homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in March, up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-16/business-news
Rush is on to thaw baseball fields before season openers

...least have until April 7 before they have to play a home game.The worst might be over in terms of cold weather, but the outlook for Opening Day isn't all that promising. From March 26 through April 1, there's a decent chance of below-normal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-19/rush-thaw-baseball-field
Volume of encrypted e-mail rising amid spying fears

...and AOL also are encrypting their e-mail services. Microsoft Corp., whose stable of e-mail services includes the Outlook, MSN and Hotmail domains, has started encrypting many accounts as part of a transition that will be completed later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/volume-encrypted-e-mail-ri
US home building up in March after frigid winter

...March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.Builders started work on 946,000 homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in March, up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-16/us-home-building-march-aft
Stock slump forces market sell-off to continue

...will focus more on outlook for corporate earnings this week, as companies announce first-quarter results.While the outlook is poor, low expectations may help stocks, because they give companies a lower hurdle to overcome, said Kate Warne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-07/stock-slump-forces-market-