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  • U.S. jobless claims drop, point to stronger labor market

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, a sign the labor market may be tightening. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000 in the week ended...
  • Unemployment rate falls to 6-year low

    Unemployment rate falls to 6-year low
    U.S. employers ramped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in mid-2015. Friday's report on employment is the most significant gauge of the economy's health...
  • Economists relieved by strong jobs report but still see worrisome signs

    Economists relieved by strong jobs report but still see worrisome signs
    The strong September jobs report was a relief to economists after a surprising hiring slowdown the previous month. But there were worrisome signs in Friday’s data about wage growth and discouraged workers that showed the recovery from the Great...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Costs rising faster than Social Security payments

    Costs rising faster than Social Security payments
    A new cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security may not be enough to help retirees in South Florida. Inflation here is running 2.4 percent, more than the 1.7 percent increase that Social Security recipients will get in January 2015. The increase,...
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co, others underwrite aggressive Tibco buyout loan: IFR

    JPMorgan Chase & Co, others underwrite aggressive Tibco buyout loan: IFR
    JPMorgan Chase & Co has teamed up with unregulated lenders to underwrite a highly leveraged buyout financing for the acquisition of business software maker Tibco Software Inc , which could contravene regulatory guidelines on risky lending, Thomson Reuters...
  • This Boehner/McConnell Obamacare 'fix' could hurt millions of Americans

    The GOP manifesto published obligingly by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday over the names of Republican leaders John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., included a tweak to the Affordable Care Act they say would provide Americans with "more...
  • Obama strives to shake off lame-duck label at start of trip to China

    Within hours of landing here on Monday, President Obama took credit for the release of two Americans detained in North Korea, defended his decision to send more military trainers to Iraq, vowed to expand trade with Asia and unilaterally extended the...
  • Massage therapy -- from arthritis to migraines, there's a plan for relief

    By Erinn Hutkin Jeff Muskovin's job is most rewarding when a client has a "Eureka!" moment. The licensed massage therapist has watched a musician return to playing without pain, a marathon runner finish a race with a faster time and no injuries, and a...