These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another difficult week for US stocks ended with shares of oil producers sliding and Ford Motor Co. tumbling further on concerns over supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX, -1.72% fell 1.7% on Friday for a one-week decline of 4.6%, as investors continued to fret about the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases to temper inflation. Among components … Read more

Colorado Springs restaurants struggle with labor shortages, inflation | Business

Most everyone has experienced it — waiting for service — whether it be at a grocery, department store or pharmacy. And many people know the reason why — employers are hard-pressed to find workers amid what has been called the Great Resignation. Last year, roughly 47 million Americans left their jobs as they retired early, … Read more

Food prices are soaring, and that’s changed how we eat

New York CNN Business — Lisa Altman used to take pride in being able to eat what she wanted without worrying much about the cost. When she was growing up, seconds weren’t served and side dishes were rare. “My mom had a budget every week, and she stuck to it,” she said. “As I got … Read more

Darden Restaurants (DRI) Q1 2023 earnings

An order of breadsticks from a Darden Restaurants Inc. Olive Garden Getty Images Darden Restaurants on Thursday reported mixed quarterly results but stood by its outlook for fiscal 2023, predicting inflation will cool in coming quarters. The parent company of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse said net sales for the fiscal first quarter rose 6.1% … Read more

Side Hustle Syrups’ new production facility includes The Boneyard tasting room, plus more local culinary openings | Food News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

click to enlarge Side Hustle’s Ocean Missed cocktail. Inhat happens when your side hustle becomes your main hustle, but you take on another side hustle? You have a very full plate! Side Hustle Syrups’ founder Dillon Hueser is all smiles, however, even as he hustles from table to kitchen and back again serving customers at … Read more

Study: Black-Owned Businesses Contribute Billions to Greater Cincinnati Economy | Cincinnati News | Cincinnati

click to enlarge Photo: Madeline Fening Briston Mitchell, director of transformative initiatives and relationships for the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce, speaks during a press event at Esoteric Brewing Company Sept. 19, 2022. A study from the University of Cincinnati Economics Center shows just how much of an economic impact … Read more

Oregon Business – County-By-County Employment Data Shows Quick Job Growth in Portland Area

Breakdown of August jobs numbers shows flattened unemployment rates and more Oregonians returning to the workforce Unemployment remained flat in six of Oregon’s 36 counties last month — but grew in the remaining 30, according to data released by the Oregon Department of Employment Tuesday. Between August 2021 and August 2022, total nonfarm employment rose … Read more

BBQ Icon Rodney Scott on Blazing Your Own Path in the Restaurant Business

Takeaways: Cooking from the Soul – In the extremely tough world of hospitality, Rodney Scott understands there needs to be an element that separates. He encourages all chefs to cook from a place of care, and put their personal experiences in every dish. 33 Years to Become an Overnight Celebrity – Rodney Scott began his … Read more

3 Austin companies make Forbes list of best employers in Texas

A new list from Forbes and Statista places three Austin-based companies among the state’s major employers, both those based in Texas and those with a significant presence here. Perhaps unsurprisingly, all three were tech companies, including Google (No. 14), Dell Technologies (No. 29), and NXP Semiconductors (No. 30). NASA in Houston took home the No. … Read more

What’s Trending in Real Estate, September 2022

Trepp’s 2022 CRE Sentiment Survey: Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Recession Between July 13 and August 1, 2022, Trepp polled more than 20,000 listeners, clients, and blog readers for their opinions on the near-term future of the commercial real estate (CRE) and commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) markets. The results are contained in Trepp’s 2022 … Read more