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  • U.S. stocks slide as a three-day rally peters out

    U.S. stocks slide as a three-day rally peters out
    U.S. stocks are closing lower, shedding some of the gains that pushed a key index to a record level a day earlier. Talks between Greece and its creditors remain unresolved with a major debt payment looming at the end of the month. The Dow Jones...
  • Pennsylvania job growth continues to reach record levels

    Pennsylvania's job growth continued to set records in May, despite a small increase in the statewide unemployment rate. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the jobless rate rose to 5.4 percent in May, up one-tenth of a...
  • Mississippi unemployment rate ticks up despite job gains

    With people flooding into Mississippi's labor force, the state's job market couldn't quite keep up in May. Mississippi's unemployment rate crept up to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent in April, ending five straight months of falling jobless rates. The number...
  • NC jobless rate grows to 5.7 percent in May

    North Carolina's unemployment rate ticked upward two tenths of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in May, even as the state added 10,400 non-farm jobs, according to a report released by the state Department of Commerce on Friday. It was the third straight...
  • Maine's unemployment rate unchanged in May

    Maine's preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was unchanged from the previous month. State labor officials say the unemployment rate was 4.7 percent last month. The rate was down from 5.7 percent a year ago and the number of...
  • Job fair for veterans Thursday

    Job fair for veterans Thursday
    As many as 100 employers are expected to screen job applicants at a community outreach event Thursday sponsored by the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs at the Gary Ivy Tech campus. All military personnel, active and veterans, and their dependents,...
  • Margaritaville looking to hire hundreds

    Margaritaville looking to hire hundreds
    The new Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is looking for hundreds of employees. The resort, set to open this summer, will have job fairs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 to 25 at Hollywood's Hillcrest Golf and Country Club, 4600 Hillcrest Drive, a...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Murdoch's sons to become CEO, co-chair at 21st Century Fox Rupert Murdoch is preparing to hand over the CEO job at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. to his son, James, while his other son, Lachlan, will become executive co-chairman, according to a...
  • U.S. retail sales jump in a sign of freer-spending consumers

    U.S. retail sales jump in a sign of freer-spending consumers
    Americans stepped up their spending at retailers in May, especially for autos, clothes and building materials, in a sign that strong job growth has begun to boost store sales. Retail sales rose at a seasonally adjusted 1.2 percent annual rate after a 0.2...
  • US retail sales jump in a sign of more confident consumers

    Americans stepped up their spending at retailers in May, especially for autos, clothes and building materials, in a sign that strong job growth has begun to boost store sales. Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 1.2 percent after a 0.2 percent gain...
  • US homebuilding drops in May, but pace stronger than in 2014

    U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in May, but the pace of construction remains significantly higher than a year ago as the real estate sector increasingly reflects the stronger job market. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that housing...