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  • Quinn's main foe is 'Vince Rauner,' not Bruce

    Quinn's main foe is 'Vince Rauner,' not Bruce
    Not to make too much of a reader's minor error, but this paragraph in a recent email to me sums up the Illinois governor's race perfectly: "Regardless of what we do or don't know about Vince Rauner, the fact that he's not Pat Quinn — or Michael...
  • Planned layoffs drop to 14-year low as unemployment claims fall

    Planned layoffs drop to 14-year low as unemployment claims fall
    American companies announced the fewest planned layoffs in 14 years in September while initial unemployment claims dropped last week to near a post-recession low, two positive labor market signs ahead of Friday's jobs report. With the slowdown in job...
  • Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut up to 130 jobs

    Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut up to 130 jobs
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, owner of the Angry Birds brand, plans to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland, or 16 percent of its workforce, saying growth has not been as strong as expected and it needs a simpler structure. Aiming to...
  • New York Times to cut jobs as new products disappoint

    New York Times to cut jobs as new products disappoint
    (Reuters) - The New York Times Co said it would cut jobs, including about 7.5 percent of its newsroom positions, as advertising revenue dwindles and new digital products fail to live up to expectations. The publisher plans to eliminate 100 newsroom...
  • Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?

    Cutting carbon: Cap and trade — the sequel?
    When it comes to cutting carbon, what's old, it seems, is new again. Exelon Corp. executives are using terms like "cap and trade" and "carbon tax" in describing how they think Illinois should lower its carbon footprint in anticipation of the...
  • Commerzbank to cut 60-70 fixed income, currency jobs: sources

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's second biggest lender Commerzbank is cutting 60 to 70 jobs in its fixed income and currencies (FIC) division in Frankfurt as it adjusts to declining demand, several sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
  • Charlie Crist isn't one of you, Republican mailer warns Democrats

    Charlie Crist isn't one of you, Republican mailer warns Democrats
    In an attempt to sow seeds of skepticism among Democrats about Charlie Crist’s bona fides as a Democrat, the Republican Party of Florida is sending out blunt mailers to South Florida Democrats. The mailers attempt to undermine Crist on one of...
  • Kmart to close Wabash Avenue store

    Kmart to close Wabash Avenue store
    Kmart plans to close its Wabash Avenue store in Baltimore by early December, laying off more than 100 employees as the company works to improve its financial performance, according to a notice submitted to the state last week. Representatives of Klein...
  • Technicolor Layoffs Hit Los Angeles Staff

    Technicolor has issued layoff notices to several dozen employees in the Los Angeles area, Variety has learned. "The action relates to our Media Services group specifically, which flexes according to our clients' needs," a Technicolor spokesperson said...
  • German unemployment unexpectedly rises in September

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German joblessness increased unexpectedly in September but the jobless rate remained low and a surge in August retail sales offered hope that private consumption can help prop up Europe's largest economy in the third quarter. The...
  • Investment banks prepare for tough winter in Russia

    MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - The annual "Russia Calling" investment conference kicks off this week in Moscow with investment bankers in no mood to talk. Western sanctions have killed off any hope of a revival in takeovers, stock market debuts and...