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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates

    Time Warner's third-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates
    Time Warner beat Wall Street estimates of its third-quarter earnings, providing support for the company's strategy to remain independent by fending off Rupert Murdoch's advances last summer. Despite a weaker performance for Warner Bros. at the box...
  • Australia jobs rebound, A$ still hits four-year trough

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian employment rebounded in October to keep the jobless rate steady at 6.2 percent, though lingering concerns about the reliability of the data still led investors to sell the local dollar to four-year lows. Thursday's figures...
  • Why wouldn't you vote for a Democratic Congress?

    Why wouldn't you vote for a Democratic Congress?
    Midterm elections are today. If you are deciding not to vote or to vote against President Obama, here is what you are choosing to vote against: 1. Unemployment rate is under 6 percent for the first time since the Great Recession in 2008 (6 years) 2....
  • AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire

     AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire
    AbbVie is blaming the Obama administration for pulling the plug on its $55 billion proposed acquisition of Irish drugmaker Shire, asserting that the largest corporate deal of the year no longer made economic sense under new federal tax regulations. Late...
  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years
    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook. Initial claims for state unemployment...
  • Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs

    Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs
    Warner Bros.' film and television studio, which had an uncharacteristically poor summer at the box office, will cut its annual overheard by $200 million, Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara said Wednesday at a Time Warner investors meeting in New York....
  • CNN Cancels 'Crossfire,' Other Shows in Wake of Turner Cuts

    CNN has quietly cancelled "Crossfire," "Unguarded With Rachel Nichols," "Sanjay Gupta, M.D." and "CNN Money" in the wake of cost-cutting by parent company Turner Broadcasting, according to people familiar with the situation. Turner announced last week...
  • Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees

    Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees
    The state will lay off as many as 565 employees, mostly in the Department of Corrections, to balance its budget in the wake of lower-than-anticipated revenues, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday. Roughly 90 percent of the layoffs will come from the...
  • Amid drought, mayor directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017

    Amid drought, mayor directs L.A. to cut water use 20% by 2017
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an executive directive on Tuesday requiring Los Angeles to reduce its fresh water use 20% by 2017 as a response to the prolonged drought. Garcetti also asked L.A. departments to dramatically cut the amount of water...
  • Connecticut Agencies Receive $12 Million To Help Long-Term Unemployed

    Ten months after the Obama administration tried to cajole businesses into considering hiring people who have been out of work for six months, a year, or several years, White House officials are reporting the results. Some large companies have changed...
  • U.S. tackles long-term unemployment with $170 million in grants

    The U.S. Labor Department is taking on long-term unemployment – which last month affected 3 million Americans – by issuing nearly $170 million in grants to help train, counsel and place job seekers. Returning workers to long-jobs is “...