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  • 'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry

    'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry
    Scott Timberg believes America's creative class is being destroyed by what he calls today's "winner-take-all" economy. Backing his argument with an avalanche of empirical evidence from across the music, publishing, newspaper, movie and architecture...
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall

    Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall
    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for the first time in a month, a sign that layoffs remain low and hiring is probably still healthy. The Labor Department says that weekly applications dropped 10,000 to a seasonally...
  • EBay to slash 2,400 jobs amid weak holiday sales

    Online marketplace EBay Inc. is slashing 2,400 jobs, or about 7% of its workforce, after a mixed holiday season and a lower-than-expected revenue forecast for the current quarter. The job cuts will affect its Marketplaces and Enterprise businesses, as...
  • American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

    American Express Co. said it will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year as it curtails expenses. AmEx also said Wednesday that it took a $206-million charge in the fourth quarter to "improve operating efficiencies. The lender, led by Chief Executive...
  • Underfunded state pension system will be challenge for Hogan team

    As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and his team begin tackling the state's budget, they will soon turn their attention to one of its most pernicious challenges: Maryland's underfunded employee pension system. The $45.4 billion system, which provides monthly...
  • DreamWorks Animation's box-office flops may result in 400 job cuts

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases. DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
  • Texas oil boom heading for bust in a hurry; downturn may be prolonged

    DALLAS Just as quickly as it emerged, the oil boom is crashing. Drilling budgets across Texas and the world are being slashed. Crude prices today are almost 60 percent lower than they were six months ago. The last time the world saw such a rapid...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs

    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...
  • Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters

    Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters
    Coexisting with bears Regarding the Sentinel article "State wildlife officers trap three bears in state Rep. Scott Plakon's yard" on Jan. 6: Our community of almost 100 homes in northwest Seminole County has been living with bears for more than 20...
  • Job cuts fall more than 30 percent

    Job cuts fall more than 30 percent
    Florida had 1,457 job cuts in the private sector in December, down more than 30 percent from 2,183 in the same month last year. Only one major layoff took place in South Floirida in the final month of 2014, Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday....
  • Teen retailer Wet Seal files for Ch. 11 protection in effort to keep head above water

    The Wet Seal Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to keep its remaining teen clothing stores open. The announcement Friday comes a little over a week after the chain said that it was closing 338 stores, or about two-thirds...