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  • Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets

    Steve Burke is not an executive prone to exaggeration. If anything, the NBCUniversal CEO is known for his understated style in public settings. So when Burke made a blunt statement about ratings growth potential for the Peacock's domestic cable...
  • Lured by New Zealand's economic boom, immigrants hold wage inflation down

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's robust economy is soaking up jobs at its fastest rate in more than five years even as immigration soars, keeping a lid on wages and relieving pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates. Official data on...
  • EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks

    EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks
    The European Union cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spring. The downgraded outlook,...
  • PPL cutting 450 jobs

    PPL cutting 450 jobs
    PPL Corp. will cut about 450 jobs as it spins off its generation business, the electric company disclosed for the first time Tuesday in its third-quarter earnings report. Voluntary severance and the elimination of vacant positions are expected to limit...
  • Warner Bros. Layoffs to Begin Tuesday (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoffs at Warner Bros. will begin Tuesday, according to individuals with knowledge of the cutbacks. The film and television studio will cut approximately 1,000 jobs globally as part of a company-wide belt-tightening. The layoffs amount to more than 10%...
  • Sprint cuts 2000 jobs, more leadership changes to come

    Sprint cuts 2000 jobs, more leadership changes to come
    Sprint Corp announced on Monday it will fire 2,000 employees and it cut its 2014 adjusted earnings forecast as the company attempts to reduce costs and turn around several quarters of losses. The layoffs are expected to lower labor costs by $400 million...
  • Sprint says it's cutting 2,000 more jobs, reducing staff 5%

     Sprint says it's cutting 2,000 more jobs, reducing staff 5%
    Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. says it is eliminating 2,000 jobs, or about 5% of its staff, as part of an effort to cut $1.5 billion in annual spending. The company said the cuts will be made over the coming weeks and months, and it is still...
  • Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut

    Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut
    What would Connecticut look like under Republican challenger Tom Foley? Or with incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy winning a second term on Tuesday? The race for governor offers some clear choices for voters on issues critical to the state....
  • Australia job advertisements at 20-month high in October: ANZ

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the Internet rose for a fifth straight month in October to reach their highest in 20 months, a sign of gradual recovery in labor demand. A survey by Australia and New Zealand Banking...
  • Consumers not letting Ebola or other fears hurt outlook

    The scary stuff is out there shaky days a few weeks ago on Wall Street, Ebola, sticker shock in the dairy aisle, you name it. But consumers posted their most optimistic outlook since before the start of the Great Recession. Consumer confidence rose in...
  • Peter Morici: Don't get panicky now; stocks still good investment

    Peter Morici: Don't get panicky now;  stocks still good investment
    Wall Street may be in a panic, but ordinary investors should not sell their stocks. A recession in Europe, slower growth in China, falling oil prices, and prospects the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates in 2015 are keeping money...