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  • BB&T to buy Susquehanna to expand in mid-Atlantic region

    BB&T to buy Susquehanna to expand in mid-Atlantic region
    Bank holding company BB&T Corp. will expand its presence in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic with a $2.5 billion deal to buy Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. announced Wednesday. The takeover would make BB&T the fifth-largest bank in Maryland, while extending...
  • Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet

    Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet
    Stagnant wages and a high cost of living are preventing more than four of 10 households in Palm Beach and Broward counties from saving and even affording basic necessities, and households that struggle the most can be found in the region’s oldest,...
  • Foreign investors trim holdings of Mexico corporate securities

    Foreign investors trimmed their holdings of Mexican corporate securities in the third quarter and sharply slowed their purchase of government debt due to worries about global growth and uncertainty over central bank policy in advanced economies, the...
  • RECRUITER Q&A: With hard work, seasonal job could turn permanent

    By Erinn Hutkin The fact that Thanksgiving is almost here shouldn't deter those seeking holiday jobs. The turnover rate in industries that often hire for the holidays -- retail, food service and hospitality -- is higher-than-average, said John...
  • Frustrating Job Search? This Lawmaker Can Relate

    Frustrating Job Search? This Lawmaker Can Relate
    WATERBURY — State Rep. Larry Butler didn't intend to bare his soul when he got up to speak at the Platform to Employment graduation in October. But his voice filled with emotion as he told the job seekers he knows how hard it is to tell your...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...
  • Senators grill New York Fed chief over reports of lax bank oversight

    Senators grill New York Fed chief over reports of lax bank oversight
    Democratic senators on Friday hammered a key regulator over reports of lax oversight of large Wall Street banks that they said posed a risk to the financial system and broader economy. William Dudley, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New...
  • Unemployment falls to 6 percent

    The unemployment rate in Maryland fell to 6 percent in October, even as job creation remained sluggish. Maryland employers added an estimated 1,400 jobs in October, up about 1 percent since September, according to estimates released Friday by the...
  • California adds 41,500 jobs in October; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%

    California adds 41,500 jobs in October; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%
    California employers returned to hiring in October, adding 41,500 nonfarm payroll jobs after making unexpected cuts the previous month, according to official state numbers. California added more jobs than any other state, including Texas, which added...
  • Cost-of-living raises boost pay of top Pennsylvania officials

    Cost-of-living raises boost pay of top Pennsylvania officials
    It pays to be on the payroll of Pennsylvania state government. An automatic 1.6 percent cost-of-living increase will boost salaries of lawmakers, judges, the governor and his cabinet. That means the base salary in one of the nation's largest state...
  • Pimco could see further outflows but is stabilizing, Morningstar says

    Pimco could see further outflows but is stabilizing, Morningstar says
      Pimco could see money continue to flow out of its flagship fund at a rate of $10 billion to $15 billion a month for the next couple of months, but the firm has begun to repair much of the damage related to the tumultuous departure of its star manager,...