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  • Employers created 230,000 jobs in October

    Employers created 230,000 jobs in October
    U.S. private employers added 230,000 jobs in October, the most since June and exceeding economists' expectations as mid-sized businesses added the most workers in more than seven years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists...
  • Private sector added 230,000 net new jobs last month, ADP says

    Private sector added 230,000 net new jobs last month, ADP says
    Private employers added 230,000 net new jobs in October, a solid gain that indicates the labor market is continuing to improve, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. In addition to last month's gains, the firm revised up September's...
  • Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates

    Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates
    Time Warner beat Wall Street estimates of its third-quarter earnings, providing support for the company's strategy to remain independent by fending off Rupert Murdoch's advances last summer. Despite a weaker performance for Warner Bros. at the box...
  • L.A. workforce development program gets $36-million overhaul

    L.A. workforce development program gets $36-million overhaul
    A revamped citywide workforce development program powered by $36 million in federal funds, private grants and equipment will seek to combat a yawning skills gap in Southern California. On Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced an upgraded...
  • Four-week average of initial unemployment claims falls to 14-year low

    Four-week average of initial unemployment claims falls to 14-year low
    Initial unemployment claims fell last week, dropping the average over the previous month to its lowest level in 14 years, the Labor Department said Thursday. About 278,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits, down 10,000 from the...
  • Freddie Mac: Average 30-year mortgage rate rises above 4%

    Freddie Mac: Average 30-year mortgage rate rises above 4%
    Moving higher for a second week, the 30-year mortgage rate broke back above 4%. Freddie Mac calculated that lenders were offering the most popular home loan at an average of 4.02%. Rates rose for other loan types as well. Freddie Mac said 15-year...
  • Unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent

    Unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent
    U.S. job growth increased at a fairly brisk clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low of 5.8 percent, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand. Despite the strengthening labor market picture,...
  • US unemployment falls to 5.8 percent

    US unemployment falls to 5.8 percent
    U.S. job growth increased at a fairly brisk clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low of 5.8 percent, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand. Despite the strengthening labor market...
  • Job gains were solid in October but wage growth still lags

    Job gains were solid in October but wage growth still lags
    October’s solid labor market growth of 214,000 net new jobs helped push the unemployment rate to a six-year low, but wasn’t strong enough to boost workers’ wages significantly, economists said. “Employers are still holding all...
  • Pimco sees $48-billion outflow in October

    Pimco sees $48-billion outflow in October
    Pacific Investment Management Co. saw a total of $48 billion flow out of all of its funds in October, including $6 billion from funds not associated with its departed star manager, Bill Gross. Research firm Morningstar Inc. said the outflows ranged...
  • Medical billers, coders: Navigating insurance claims takes skill and persistence

    By Erinn Hutkin While she's not directly involved in patient care, Lynn Ellis still plays a vital, and rewarding, role in helping people when they visit the doctor. An insurance accounts-receivable specialist who deals with medical billing and coding...