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Tourist keeps RV dealer hopping in Las Vegas

(Aug. 10, 2009) -- El Monte RV estimates that 85 of its 200 motorhomes still leave the lot every week, a number holding steady since the economic downturn. El Monte branch manager Roger Brewer also notes a "huge increase" in business over the past two summers from Americans who were forced to sell their RVs. "They say they miss the experience," he says. Read More »

Employment Trends Index remains unchanged in July

(Aug. 10, 2009) -- “The Employment Trends Index has been flat in the last three months,” said Gad Levanon, senior economist at The Conference Board. “This suggests that we are getting closer to the point when employers are no longer cutting their workforce. However, since we are expecting a weak economic recovery, and given the record number of involuntary part-time workers – many of whom are likely to move to full-time positions before new employees are hired – we do not expect significant job growth over the next year.” Read More »

Evergreen utilizes WeatherMax fabric to build ATV RV

(Aug. 10, 2009) -- "We chose WeatherMax due to its strength, weight, abrasion resistance and breathability," said Nick Spence, executive manager of Evergreen Off Road Campers, LLC. "The fabric has been tested in extreme rain, snow and sun with very admirable results." Read More »

Foreign operations boost Bank of America’s second quarter profit

(Aug. 10, 2009) -- In its quarterly report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Charlotte, N.C.-based bank said it lost $255 million in the United States, as losses from failed loans continued to rise. Nearly all the bank's earnings of $2.42 billion after preferred dividends came from Asia, thanks to a $3.5 billion after-tax gain from Bank of America's sale of part of its sake in China Construction Bank Corp. Read More »

Monaco appoints new board member

(Aug. 11, 2009) -- Monaco Coach Corporation announced that John F. Cogan, an Ely senior fellow at the Hoover Institute and professor in the public policy program at Stanford University, was elected to the company's board of directors. Read More »

Allied Capital extends losses in second quarter

(Aug. 11, 2009) -- For the quarter ended June 30, net investment income was $18.2 million or $0.10 per share compared to net investment income of $63.9 million or $0.37 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. For the quarter ended June 30, 2009, the company had net realized losses of $126.1 million or $0.71 per share, compared to net realized losses of $17.9 million or $0.10 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. Read More »

Venice residents sue California commission over homeless RV parking rules

(Aug. 11, 2009) -- "The coastal commission has a legal mandate to protect coastal waters," said Mark Ryavec, a longtime coastal activist and an officer of the Venice Stakesholders Assn., which filed the suit. "However, despite hearing of repeated instances of the owners of recreational vehicles leaking and/or dumping their sewage directly into yards, streets and storm drains, which drain directly to the ocean, the commission failed to act to protect the coastal water." Read More »