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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pimco bond fund suffers more outflows in October after Gross' exit

    Pimco bond fund suffers more outflows in October after Gross' exit
    Investors pulled $27.5 billion more from Pimco's flagship Total Return Fund in October, its largest monthly drop, as the bond behemoth moved to shore up investor confidence and navigate an uncertain moment in the bond market. Pacific Investment...
  • 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...
  • European Union cuts economic growth forecast amid global tensions

    European Union cuts economic growth forecast amid global tensions
    The European Union on Tuesday cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spring. The downgraded...
  • Take small steps to get financial life on track

    What financial planning would you do if you could spare 60 minutes in your day? That was the question Fidelity Investments recently posed to women (as well as men) in a survey in October. Among the 500 women who responded, 42 percent said they would work...
  • EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks

    EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks
    The European Union cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spring. The downgraded outlook,...
  • Job fairs have changed with the times: My Word

    Amazing things can occur when a small group of people come together and put actions to their words. In 1994, six human-resources professionals came together at the request of the Christian HELP Foundation, a local nonprofit serving job seekers, to find...