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  • Bet on boom times now leading to bankruptcy filing for part of Caesars' casino empire

    Company lawyers said Wednesday that a division of financially troubled Caesars Entertainment Corp. will head to court in Chicago on Thursday to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The lawyers revealed the timing and location of the move in a legal...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
  • Drop in December retail sales adds doubt to strength of U.S. economy

    Retail sales took an unexpected slip in December, a signal that shoppers kept a tight watch on their holiday spending despite a boost from falling gasoline prices and a better job market. In December, retail sales dropped 0.9% to $442.9 billion, the...
  • Health, technology fields top list of best jobs for 2015

    Health, technology fields top list of best jobs for 2015
    If you work or are planning to work in health or technology, you're in luck. Those two fields dominated U.S. News & World Report's list of best jobs for 2015, which they compiled based on projected job openings, salary, job satisfaction, unemployment...
  • December retail sales drop an unexpected 0.9% as consumers use caution

    December retail sales drop an unexpected 0.9% as consumers use caution
    Retail sales took an unexpected dip in December, a signal that shoppers kept a tight watch on their holiday spending despite a boost from falling gas prices and a better job market. In December, retail sales dropped 0.9% to $442.9 billion, the largest...
  • Bet on boom times now leading to bankruptcy for part of Caesars' casino empire

    Bet on boom times now leading to bankruptcy for part of Caesars' casino empire
    Financial problems plaguing Caesars Entertainment and its casino empire have the company considering a trip to bankruptcy court, possibly as early as Thursday. It doesn't necessarily signal the end of this faux Roman Empire, though. If all goes...
  • IRS head: Budget cuts could force 2-day agency shutdown

    IRS head: Budget cuts could force 2-day agency shutdown
    Budget cuts could force the IRS to shut down operations for two days later this year, resulting in unpaid furloughs for employees and service cuts for taxpayers, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday. In an email to workers, Koskinen said staff...
  • Why wages won't rise

    Why wages won't rise
    Jobs are coming back, but pay isn't. The median wage is still lower than it was before the Great Recession when you adjust for inflation. And wages show no sign of turning up. It used to be that as unemployment dropped, employers had to pay more to...
  • U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years

    U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years
    U.S. employers felt so secure about the economy's potential that this fall they advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years, according to the latest government data. U.S. organizations were looking to fill nearly 5 million positions available on...
  • US job openings climb to 14-year high, pointing to strong hiring ahead

    The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests businesses are determined to...
  • Job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring

    WASHINGTON — The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests...