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  • Euro zone periphery on recovery track but deflation a worry: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Some of the euro zone's most vulnerable economies are set for stable if lackluster growth over the coming year and deflation remains a serious threat, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Thursday. The economic outlooks for Ireland and...
  • Fed seen likely to raise rates in 2nd quarter of 2015: Reuters poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising inflation pressures could push the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates as early as the second quarter of next year, according to a Reuters poll of analysts. America's jobless rate sank to almost a six-year low in...
  • Global growth prospects dim even as asset prices fly higher: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Global growth prospects have dimmed slightly, with the United States and Britain leading industrialized economies that are not generating much inflation even after years of aggressive monetary stimulus, Reuters polls found. While China's...
  • Deflation still threatens euro zone, growth steady at best: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - There is little chance of a significant rebound in the euro zone economy in the next two years as low inflation and high unemployment keeps the currency bloc lagging behind its peers, a Reuters poll found on Thursday. The prospect of...
  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs

    Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs
    Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations. The downsizing is the largest in the Seattle-based company's...
  • Are markets poised for Taper Tantrum 2.0?

    SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors may be ignoring subtle warnings from the Federal Reserve that a rate rise may come sooner than they think, setting the stage for another painful market contraction much like last year's "taper tantrum."...
  • U.S., allies use economic scare tactics in talks with Iran

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Behind closed doors in a 19th-century Viennese palace, U.S. and European negotiators have tried to scare Iran with facts and figures showing that without a swift nuclear deal it will plunge further into economic ruin. In conference...
  • Helping the mentally ill join the workforce

    By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano's mental illness bipolar disorder did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald's he was managing to discover some now-forgotten worker...
  • 5 years after 'Appalachian Trail' scandal, Sanford rises from political dead

    WASHINGTON During a break in the recent congressional session, Mark Sanford sidled up to his pal Mick Mulvaney and sat next to him on a back bench in the ornate chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Cheshire cat's grin on his lean face. When...
  • Happy days here again? Jobs surge, stocks hit record high

    WASHINGTON Job growth surged in June, capping the best first half since 1999, driving blue chip stocks to a record high and leading analysts to say the economy is shifting to higher gear. Employers added a sizzling 288,000 jobs last month, the Labor...
  • Stress report really has me stressed out

      Stress report really has me stressed out
    If there's one thing that stresses me out, it's another so-called study about stress. A new study by CNNMoney puts the Chicago area — including the suburbs — in sixth place of stressed-out metropolitan areas. Sixth place?!!! Sixth-...