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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...
  • Layoffs hit Freedom Communications as it ceases publication of L.A. Register

    Layoffs hit Freedom Communications as it ceases publication of L.A. Register
    Layoffs hit the Orange County Register on Tuesday after owner Freedom Communications ceased publication of its Los Angeles daily five months after it debuted. The number of layoffs wasn’t immediately clear, but it appeared to be a mix of both...
  • September job cuts up for month, but down so far this year

    September job cuts up for month, but down so far this year
    Florida employers announced 915 job cuts in September, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday. So far this year, Florida has had 16,729 planned layoffs. Job cuts were up slightly during the month compared to September 2013 when...
  • Against Morin, For Hurley For State House

    I am new to Wethersfield and on Nov. 4, I am going to vote for Mike Hurley for state representative. Incumbent Russ Morin is trumpeting his securing of state funding as "his basic job," along with voting for the taxpayer-funded $626 million bipartisan...
  • You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy

     You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy
    Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity. A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
  • 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...
  • No improvement in Hampton Roads jobless rate in August

    No improvement in Hampton Roads jobless rate in August
    The Hampton Roads unemployment rate for August was 6.1 percent, which was the same rate in August last year, according to Virginia Employment Commission data. The region's jobless rate rose from 5.8 percent in July, but the numbers haven't been adjusted...
  • ECB's Draghi says rise of Euroskeptism is understandable

    NAPLES Italy (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday it was quite understandable that Euroskepticism was growing in the European Union given that the economy was weak. At a news conference in Italy after the ECB had held...
  • 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...
  • Tesla factory near Reno is bet old Nevada will meet the new

    Tesla factory near Reno is bet old Nevada will meet the new
    RENO Nevada (Reuters) - Lance Gilman bounced his white GMC truck up a hill in the high desert country east of Reno, Nevada, and paused at the top to survey his property. Spread out below lay the 165-square-mile Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, about five...