TULSA, Okla. — Former employees of bankrupt Arrow Trucking Co. will be allowed to file wage claims after a bankruptcy judge ruled the company violated federal law.
WASHINGTON — Homebuilders’ confidence in the housing market has sunk to the lowest level in more than a year, fresh evidence that the economic recovery is slowing.
NEW YORK — Economists say the U.S. recovery continued during the second quarter of this year with more businesses hiring workers and fewer cutting jobs, but the pace of growth has slowed, a new survey shows.
WASHINGTON — Consumer prices fell for the third straight month, offering some bargains to American shoppers. The Consumer Price Index, the government’s most closely watch inflation barometer, dipped 0.1 percent in June, the Labor Department reported Friday. Less expensive energy bills were a big factor behind the drop. Prices for some food items, airlines fares, computers, telephone service and personal care products also fell last month.
LOWELL, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. said on Thursday that its second-quarter net income more than doubled as demand for truck hauling increased.