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Commerce Department

Event Notices From Sept. 12

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

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February Consumer Spending Up, But There’s A Catch

The Commerce Department says consumer spending rose seven-tenths of a percent last month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2011

Economy Loses Speed In Spring; More Weakness Ahead

The nation’s economic growth tailed off sharply in the spring and probably isn’t faring any better now. Gross domestic product — the broadest measure of the economy’s health — expanded at a feeble 1.7 percent […]

09/30/2010

Feds Expanding Startup Help

Detroit area business leaders and economic development officials gathered Wednesday at a startup hybrid powertrain company in Auburn Hills to hear how the U.S. Commerce Department is making it easier for entrepreneurs to find government […]

09/01/2010

Gary Locke Interview 09/01

WWJ Newsradio 950 technology editor Matt Roush talks with U.S. Commerce Secretary and former Washington Gov. Gary Locke about a new, expanded home for Commerce Connect, the Commerce Department’s one-stop shop for business assistance from […]

09/01/2010

Consumer Spending Rises

Americans spent last month at the fastest pace in four months, helped by a jump in demand for automobiles.

08/30/2010

Stocks Drop After 2Q GDP Growth Slows

Stocks fell and interest rates rose in the Treasury market Friday after the government said the economy grew at a slower pace than expected during the second quarter.

07/30/2010