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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Almost half of US households exhaust their salaries

    Almost half of US households exhaust their salaries
    The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth "solid." But several new reports show most Americans are treading along a dangerous financial tightrope, where one slip could be devastating. Nearly half of U.S. households — 47 percent —...
  • Applications for unemployment aid plummet to nearly 15-year low as companies cut fewer jobs

    The number of people seeking unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in almost 15 years, a sign hiring will likely remain healthy. Weekly applications dropped 43,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000, the Labor Department said Thursday....
  • Mohegan Sun Reports Strong Quarter, Plans To Break Ground On Hotel

    Mohegan Sun Reports Strong Quarter, Plans To Break Ground On Hotel
    The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority had its strongest profit margin in eight years as the Native American casino company slashed expenses, including cutting hundreds from its workforce in a year's time. During a conference call with Wall Street analysts,...
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  • Baltimore County schools back away from budget request

     Baltimore County schools back away from budget request
    Baltimore County school leaders have backed away from an ambitious budget proposal after the county executive quietly summoned board members to his office and told them to reduce the request. Superintendent Dallas Dance had proposed a $1.5 billion...
  • Glance: Illinois unemployment by metro area

    The unemployment rate fell in each of Illinois' 12 metro areas in December. ——— Metropolitan Area             December 2014/December 2013 Bloomington-Normal               5.3 percent/7.2 percent Champaign-Urbana                5....
  • Fed stresses it will be 'patient' in raising rates but notes steadily improving economy

    The Federal Reserve's outlook for the U.S. economy is steadily brightening. Yet the Fed will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. That was the dual message the central bank sent Wednesday in a statement it issued after its latest...
  • Jobless claims hit 15-year low

    Jobless claims hit 15-year low
    In a positive sign for the labor market, initial claims for jobless benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 15 years, the Labor Department said Thursday. Applications for unemployment benefits fell 43,000 to 265,000 for the week ended Jan. 24,...
  • Who wins in the City National bank sale

    Royal Bank of Canada's purchase of City National Corp., the priciest bank deal since the financial crisis, will create major expansion opportunities for the L.A. banking firm's key businesses — wealth management, entertainment services, private...
  • Citrix plans 900 layoffs

    Citrix plans 900 layoffs
    Citrix Systems plans 900 layoffs after seeing lower income last year, but the maker of "work anywhere" software increased revenue 8 percent in 2014, the company announced Wednesday. About 700 full-time and 200 contractor positions are expected to be...
  • Employment in California's oil towns suffers as prices plunge

    Employment in California's oil towns suffers as prices plunge
    Many Californians cheer the rapid fall of gasoline prices. They’re taking extra vacations or padding their savings accounts. Businesses are cutting transportation and production costs, pocketing more profit in the process. But for those who rely...