Samsung Austin Semiconductor announced Tuesday that their South Korea-based parent company will invest $1 billion in its Austin chip manufacturing campus, adding around 500 engineering and manufacturing jobs.
Walmart has announced plans to close 269 stores across the U.S. and globally. According to a press release, officials with Walmart indicated that after assessing their portfolio for 2015, there was a need for these closures to ensure Walmart remains a healthy business.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is visiting Austin to speak about what she calls a new economic agenda for women.
The former Speaker of the House was expected to speak Monday at the Eastview Campus of Austin Community College...
Deepti Hajela, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday said his efforts to lure companies out of New York and to his state is similar to a sports final series between rival teams, and that states are in a competition with each other over businesses and jobs...
The labor market—and the economy overall—is improving, albeit gradually, with employers adding 236,000 jobs in February. That gain brought the unemployment rate down a few ticks from 7.9 percent to 7.7, its lowest point in four years.