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  • 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....
  • Special Report: In foreign hands, British automakers overtake France

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - When Britain lost its last native car company 20 years ago, it was lamented across the political spectrum as a national catastrophe. "The sheer stupidity and immorality of this betrayal is too scandalous to be ignored," wrote a...
  • Fed to publish new U.S. labor market index monthly starting October 6

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will begin publishing a new monthly index of U.S. labor market conditions on Monday, October 6, that draws on a range of data to give a better sense of the economy's health. The Fed said on Wednesday it expected...
  • Expect Friday job numbers to be fixed [Letter]

    Expect Friday job numbers to be fixed [Letter]
    President Barack Obama's modus operandi is to do what he always does. This Friday will be the last unemployment rate released until after the November election. The next numbers come out three days after the Nov. 4 election so President Obama has to lie...
  • 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...
  • Chile slowdown deepens as output crashes, joblessness rises

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - An economic slowdown continues to grip Chile, government data showed on Tuesday, when the world's top copper producer posted its biggest monthly drop in manufacturing production in two years and higher jobless figures. The jobless...
  • Tag Heuer cuts some management and production jobs: LVMH executive

    PARIS (Reuters) - Tag Heuer, the biggest watch brand within French luxury group LVMH , has cut some management and production jobs in Switzerland in response to an industry slowdown, the head of LVMH watches said on Monday. Jean-Claude Biver said Tag...
  • Japan jobless rate falls to 3.5 percent in August

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's jobless rate shrank to 3.5 percent in August and the availability of jobs held steady at the highest in 22 years, reflecting recent improvement in the labor market. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent...
  • Boeing to shift most defense work out of Washington state

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Monday said it would move the majority of its defense services and support work out of Washington state to other U.S. cities, affecting the jobs of about 2,000 of its 5,200 defense employees in the Puget Sound region....
  • Aurora firm OSI Group cutting 340 jobs in China

    Aurora firm OSI Group cutting 340 jobs in China
    OSI Group is cutting hundreds of jobs at its plant in Shanghai in the aftermath of the China food supply safety concerns that were uncovered in July, the Aurora-based company said Sunday night.   A total of 340 workers are being let go, including 226...