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  • OECD sees gradual U.S.-led recovery despite euro zone weakness

    PARIS (Reuters) - The global economy is only gradually picking up momentum as stagnation in the euro zone and growing weakness in some big emerging economies weighs on the U.S.-led recovery, the OECD said on Thursday. With the euro zone a stubborn weak...
  • 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...
  • Germany disappoints with new investment pledge

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble announced 10 billion euros in additional public investments on Thursday but said Berlin would only splash out more money once it had achieved its goal of balancing the federal budget next year....
  • 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...
  • Reuters poll: Sterling forecasts cut as early BoE hike hopes dim

    LONDON (Reuters) - The outlook for Britain's pound versus the dollar has dimmed in the past month as expectations for the first interest rate rise by the Bank of England have been pushed back to later next year, a Reuters poll found. Bank Rate has been...
  • U.S. service sector growth drops again in October: ISM survey

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed more than expected in October, sliding for a second straight month to its lowest level since June, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high, according to an industry report...
  • Reuters poll: Low oil prices, U.S. Fed rate policy to weaken Canadian dollar

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - Falling crude oil prices will probably take the Canadian dollar to a five-year low over the coming year, according to strategists in a Reuters poll, who also expect a tighter policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve to heavily weigh on...
  • 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...