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Behind The Historic U.S. Oil Supply Glut

March 27, 2015 | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

Societe Generale Global Head of Oil Research Michael Wittner discusses rising U.S. oil stockpiles.

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$20 Oil Could Be A Reality If This Happens

March 25, 2015 10:04 am | by Bloomberg Business

The U.S. is pumping so much oil it's running out of places to stash it, and that could have a big impact on oil prices. So what happens if we run out of space? And what are the chances that will happen? Bloomberg's Tom Randall explains.


FAA Gives Amazon Limited Permission To Test Delivery Drones

March 20, 2015 9:49 am | by NewsyBusiness

Amazon's ambitious Prime Air drone delivery service took another step forward Thursday, after the FAA gave the company permission to test its drones under a strict set of requirements.


Study Says It Will Take Decades to Close Gender Wage Gap

March 13, 2015 3:58 pm | by CBS This Morning

A new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research forecasts the national gender wage gap will close in the year 2058, meaning women will not receive equal pay for the next 43 years. In some states, it will take even longer.


The Dollar Is Making A Comeback

March 13, 2015 11:26 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor

At the end of last Wednesday the dollar ended at its highest value of $1.05 against the euro in 12 years. This isn’t the end either, according to analysts the dollar could very well become even more valuable in the coming days.


Why Cheap Oil Doesn't Stop The Drilling

March 10, 2015 5:17 pm | by Bloomberg Business

If oil rigs lead to new wells, fewer rigs should lead to less oil, right? Not necessarily. Bloomberg's Tom Randall explains.


Investigation Finds Hurt Workers Suffer More In Some States

March 5, 2015 3:15 pm | by NewsyBusiness

ProPublica and NPR's joint investigation found drastic cuts to workers compensation benefits and employees' access to those benefits.


Cargo Backlog Grows On West Coast Ports

February 27, 2015 3:11 pm | by CBS News

There are 36 ships anchored offshore waiting to get into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Despite a new contract for dockworkers, there's still an enormous backlog of cargo waiting to be shipped overseas.


Why The U.S. Is Not Winning The Global Currency War

February 25, 2015 12:40 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, IMPO

As countries around the world take efforts to weaken their currencies the strength of the U.S. dollar is rising. While, this may seem positive at face value a strong U.S. dollar can have some unfortunate consequences.


Supply Chain Consumers Hope White House Involvement Speeds Up Port Labor Negotiations

February 18, 2015 11:13 am | by Fox News

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez meets with negotiators for both the dockworkers' union and maritime association for a second straight day Wednesday in San Francisco to try and resolve a stalemate between dockworkers and their employers.


The Cost Of The West Coast Port Clog

February 11, 2015 10:04 am | by World News

Jon Slangerup, Port of Long Beach CEO, discusses the impact of the port slowdown on U.S. businesses.


The Wild World Of Predicting Oil Prices

February 6, 2015 12:11 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info

With oil prices ticking up national over the past two weeks, Bloomberg Business examines a range of predictions on oil prices for the rest of 2015 and beyond.                           


Watch The 2015 NAW Chairman Address

February 4, 2015 3:35 pm | by National Association of Wholesale Distribution

Dan Blaylock, President of Adams-Burch Inc., gave his Chairman's Address culminating his year as NAW Chairman of the Board at the recent NAW 2015 Executive Summit in Washington, DC. View it here.               


Port Congestion: What's Really Going On?

February 4, 2015 1:44 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation

Nightly Business Report visits a port dispatch hall to ask longshoreman what they think the key issues in the West Coast Port congestion really are.                             


Amazon Warehouse Robots In Action

February 3, 2015 1:00 pm | by USA Today

Inside this Amazon warehouse in Coppell, Texas, an army of robots work to keep up with customer demands, having to cover an area longer than 60 football fields.                         


Loctite Spends Entire Ad Budget On Super Bowl Spot

January 26, 2015 2:09 pm | by CBS News

With an estimated 184 million people expected to watch the big game, one manufacturer thinks it’s worth making the high-stakes bet.                                  


Should Gov. Supplement Wages Instead Of A Minimum Wage Hike?

January 2, 2015 4:47 pm | by Bloomberg News

Laffer Associates Founder Art Laffer and Bloomberg Businessweek’s Peter Coy discuss the U.S minimum wage debate.                                       


Video Market Report 10: Aggressive Growth For Airgas, A Supreme Court Ruling For Warehouses, And Forecasts For 2015

December 16, 2014 11:02 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff

The tenth episode of Video Market Report highlights Airgas' bold future financial goals, the Supreme Court ruling in favor of Amazon against warehouse workers, and 2015 market forecasts.                   


Video Market Report 9: A Big Divestiture For A Big 50 Company, And The Latest On Amazon

December 9, 2014 1:53 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff

The ninth episode of ID's Video Market Report features news on HD Supply divesting its Hardware Solutions Business to The Home Depot, an introduction to, as well as the latest updates on Amazon.          


Meet Amazon’s New Robot Army

December 3, 2014 12:40 pm | by Bloomberg News

Amazon Senior Vice President Worldwide Operations Dave Clark discusses the company’s army of Kiva robots that help box and ship products.                                 


Video Market Report 8: More News From the Big 50, A Merger For Stellar Industrial, And Our Alibaba Event Preview

November 24, 2014 1:18 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff

The eighth episode of Industrial Distribution's Video Market Report features M&A activity involving Stellar Industrial, bearings maker Timken, Lincoln Electric, as well as an update on Duracell. In Big 50 news, another executive retirement was recently announced involving Motion Industries, and Grainger announced its October sales numbers.



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