Drillers and environmentalists alike have been waiting for Illinois to come out with its guidelines for "fracking." The state's Department of Natural Resources finally published its draft today.
Washington, DC, United States (4E) - Household spending in the U.S. declined in July, an indication that consumers are still cautious and continue to hold back on spending that could hurt economic growth in the second half of 2014.
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed, for the biggest monthly rally since February, amid optimism in the strength of the U.S.
The board of the International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was backing Christine Lagarde to continue in her job as managing director, after a French court placed her under formal investigation in a graft scandal.
HELENA, Mont. - Montana ranks fifth in the country for employment growth, but it faces slower growth in the future as many members of an aging workforce retire, state officials said Friday.