Daily Archives: August 12, 2010

Left in Limbo: Businesses Affected by Obama’s Drilling Ban Won’t Get BP Claims Money

Yesterday a federal judge in New Orleans heard arguments on the drilling moratorium. Hornbeck Offshore Services, which successfully challenged the first drilling ban, argued that the Obama administration simply repackaged the first moratorium when Salazar hastily announced the new moratorium on July 12. The case hinges on whether it’s new policy or the same policy Judge Martin Feldman struck down on June 22. Continue reading

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Initial jobless claims rising to six-month high; Update: “Unexpectedly,” says Reuters

The number of U.S. workers filing new claims for unemployment insurance unexpectedly rose to its highest level in close to six months, a fresh signal of a weak jobs market. …

Economists polled by Reuters had expected claims in the latest week to fall to 465,000 from the previously reported 479,000. Continue reading

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