U.S. Commerce Deputy Secretary Dennis Hightower, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), the International TradeAdministration (ITA), the Tutor Perini Corporation, and the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning and Development today announced the nation's first program created to globalize the U.S. minority-owned construction industry by providing education, mentoring and procurement opportunities to minority-owned firms.
According to AP, a family spokesman is confirming former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, was killed Tuesday in a privat plane crash in Alaska.
U.S. mortgage giant Freddie Mac is seeking
a further government infusion of $1.8 billion after again
suffering quarterly losses, the company said Monday.
As of press time Friday, HP stock dropped nearly 10 percent in after-hours trading after the resignation of Chairman, CEO and President Mark Hurd. The resignation follows an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by Hurd.
Ford said today that it plans to bring 1,975 jobs in-house to its plants across the U.S. instead of at plants operated by suppliers that in some cases are in Mexico and Japan.