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Andrew Schneider

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Trucker Shortage Worsens As Energy Sector Booms

Monday, September 02, 2013

With the oil and gas sectors booming, the need for truckers is growing. But the ranks of well-trained drivers are shrinking, especially as baby boomers hit retirement age. And competition for drivers has become fierce, with the annual turnover rate nearing 100 percent.

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As Back-To-School Shopping Begins, Consumers May Turn Frugal

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Most economists say this year's back-to-school sales will be slower than last summer's because consumers have been coping with more expensive gasoline and higher payroll taxes. Still, several states are offering tax-free shopping to encourage purchases.

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If Supplies Of Oil Are Up, Why Is Gas Still Pricey?

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Supplies of oil have been surging this year, and U.S. drivers, who have been switching to more fuel-efficient cars, are using less gasoline. That would seem to be the right economic combination to push down prices at the pump, but gasoline prices have remained stubbornly high this summer.

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Manufacturing Redux Benefits Texas Gulf Coast

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Millions of Americans have lost factory jobs over the past decade, but U.S. manufacturing is coming back to life. And that's in large measure because of the discovery of abundant supplies of cheap natural gas. The gas can be used to fire up plants, and its byproducts can be used to make chemicals. All of that is creating jobs.

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