Month: April 2019

Business News Flash – Raleigh, NC

April 9, 2019   Former industrial site in Middle River, MD sold to developer Source: Melody Simmons, Baltimore Business Journal     A blighted industrial plant outside Baltimore, MD has been sold to developer Blue Ocean Realty. The developer purchased the 2-million-square-foot Middle River Depot for an undisclosed sum. The site will be renamed “Aviation Station” …

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March 2019 Job Numbers

Source: Peter Eavis, New York Times   March 2019 Jobs Report   Unemployment rate: 3.8%   The economy added 196,000 jobs in March 2019, which is a big increase compared to February’s disappointing report of only 20,000 jobs added versus the previous month. Even better, employers appear to finally be offering wages increases after years …

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Diesel And Lumber Prices – April 2, 2019

Source: Natasha Turk, CNBC   Diesel Prices National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $3.078 Oil prices slipped last week after news of a sharp increase in U.S. crude stockpiles. However, analysts say the drop is only temporary. According to Robin Mills, CEO of Qamar Energy, “Demand continues to be fairly good, OPEC+ compliance is high, …

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