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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Commerzbank weighs cuts to London investment bank activities: sources

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's second-biggest lender Commerzbank AG is considering cutting back its fixed income and currencies (FIC) business in London as it adjusts to declining demand, two sources familiar with the matter said. The bank plans to...
  • Four-week average of unemployment claims lowest since 2006

    Four-week average of unemployment claims lowest since 2006
    Average weekly unemployment claims over the last month hit an eight-year low, the government reported, in another positive sign for the labor market recovery. The number of people filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits held roughly steady at...
  • Young people not setting up households

    ATLANTA The tossing of the bouquet, the tying of the knot, the cutting of the cake and the filing of the joint tax return it is just not happening the way it used to. And most strikingly, the enthusiasm for traditional marriage is ebbing among the age...
  • Fusion Paperboard Workers To Receive Federal Benefits

    The 142 workers of Fusion Paperboard, a factory that made recycled thin cardboard before closing last month, will qualify for extended unemployment benefits and free tuition from a federal program that aims to soften the pains of globalization. The U.S....
  • Holiday sales forecast is a mixed bag

    Holiday sales forecast is a mixed bag
    As Halloween candy piles up in stores, Christmas retail sales forecasts have started coming in, and they present a mixed bag. The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that it expects holiday sales to increase 4.1 percent, to $616.9 billion, from...
  • In 2015, L.A. County is forecast to regain jobs lost during recession

    Los Angeles County will finally regain the number of jobs it lost during the Great Recession next year, with Orange County and the Inland Empire expected to follow soon after, a new study projects. After facing a more severe downturn than many other...
  • FACTBOX: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes

    (Reuters) - The following are the Federal Reserve's staff forecasts as contained in the minutes of recent Federal Open Market Committee meetings: SEPT 16-17 FOMC: Minutes released on Oct. 8: "In the economic forecast prepared by the staff for the...
  • New Town Manager: Employee Living In Town-Owned Property

    ROCKY HILL — In his top-to-bottom review of municipal operations, new Town Manager Guy Scaife discovered something he thought was unusual. A town custodian was living alone in the Kennedy House, a three-bedroom, town-owned home on Old Main Street...
  • Illinois employers plan to lay off 600 workers

    Illinois employers plan to lay off 600 workers
    Eight Illinois employers warned that they will lay off about 600 workers by early 2015, according to notices filed with state regulators. Microsoft and Nokia will cut 91 jobs at an office at 425 W. Randolph St. in Chicago. Layoffs will occur there Nov....
  • Yahoo to lay off 400 in India, invite some to work in U.S., report says

    Marissa Mayer caused an uproar last year when she banned telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Now it looks like she again wants workers as close to the company as possible. The online tech company is reportedly cutting about 400 positions at its...
  • Unemployment rate falls to 6-year low

    Unemployment rate falls to 6-year low
    U.S. employers ramped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in mid-2015. Friday's report on employment is the most significant gauge of the economy's health...