Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

The next jobs revolution: How automation and AI will lead to layoffs and new job descriptions

A quarter of Houston's jobs are likely to be transformed by artificial intelligence and robots. Here's how that will play out.

By | 2019-03-14T23:05:23+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Technology|

HCA buys one of the country’s largest private nursing schools

HCA Healthcare Inc. has purchased a majority stake in one of the nation's largest private nursing schools, the company announced Thursday. HCA (NYSE: HCA) is one of the largest employers of nurses in the country, with more than 94,000 working across t...

By | 2019-03-14T21:43:39+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Education|

Health care leaders push back against proposed $5.5B NIH cut

President Donald Trump has again proposed slashing the budget for the National Institutes of Health, prompting local hospital and state officials, who note Massachusetts is one of its largest recipients, to condemn the cuts. In a draft budget proposa...

By | 2019-03-14T21:20:04+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Healthcare|

How St. Louis banks and credit unions rate financially

No St. Louis banks or credit unions are considered financially troubled by a national ratings firm. In Metro East, only Best Hometown Bank of Collinsville received a two-star rating on the bank's five-star scale. Banks with two or fewer stars are cons...

By | 2019-03-14T16:40:17+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Economics|

Nick Foles’ goodbye letter: ‘It was always going to be Philly’

Last year, quarterback Nick Foles helped the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl. Now, he's leaving Philadelphia for the Jacksonville Jaguars in a four-year contract worth $88 million. But he wants everyone in Philadelphia from the front off...

By | 2019-03-14T11:53:04+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Sports|

Former Triad CEO to retire as company director next month

Richard Noll, former CEO of Winston-Salem-based apparel giant HanesBrands (NYSE:HBI), will retire as chairman of the company April 23. "Rich is completing an inspiring leadership career at Hanes, having led the company through the spinoff as an indepe...

By | 2019-03-14T11:30:00+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Budget and Tax|