Recent Articles from Becca Oken-Tatum
CFO of the Year 2019
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September 9, 2019
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Construction & Real Estate Report Fall 2019
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Facebook to face antitrust probe by state attorneys general
Several U.S. state attorneys general will investigate Facebook Inc. on whether the social network stifled competition and put users at risk, days after reports that Google would face an antitrust probe from a host of attorneys general.
The disappointing jobs report would have been much worse without newly hired Census workers
The federal government hired 25,000 temporary workers in preparation for the 2020 Census in August, giving the overall jobs gain a big bump. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 130,000 last month, which fell short of Wall Street estimates for 150,000.
Apartment complex and grocery store for the West Ward is recommended by Easton Planning Commission
A revised proposal for a seven-story apartment complex with a grocery store and 39 apartment units in Easton’s West Ward was recommended for approval by the Easton Planning Commission on Wednesday night.
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he will not run for president in 2020
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Friday that he will not run for president after exploring a run earlier this year.
Trump administration unveils plan to privatize Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
The Trump administration has unveiled its plan for ending government control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two giant mortgage finance companies that nearly collapsed in the financial crisis 11 years ago and were bailed out at a total cost to taxpayers of $187 billion.
First Pennsylvania Hemp Summit set for early October in Lancaster County
The first Pennsylvania Hemp Summit will be in Lancaster County next month. The state agriculture department announced recently that, with assistance from Team Pennsylvania, it will hold the event at the convention center in downtown Lancaster.
Millennials are drinking more because they’re having kids, Constellation Brands executive says
Beer and wine producer Constellation Brands is seeing an uptick in the millennial generation’s consumption of alcohol and, according to a company executive, that’s in part thanks to one specific reason.
Markets soar as China, U.S. resume trade talks in Washington, D.C. in October
Stocks rose sharply on Thursday following the Chinese government’s announcement that it would send negotiators to Washington next month to resume trade talks that have been stalled for months.
Lawmakers tour one of the oldest businesses in the Lehigh Valley
Members of Pennsylvania's Manufacturing and Cement Caucuses toured Lehigh Hanson, one of the oldest businesses in the Lehigh Valley.