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  • China lowers growth target, promises to open industries

    China set a lower economic growth target for this year and promised to open more industries to foreign investors as it tries to make its slowing, state-dominated economy more productive.
  • Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump to nine-month high

    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump to nine-month high
    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped to a nine-month high last week, an indication that severe winter weather could be putting a temporary freeze on the labor market's recovery. About 320,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits...

    US productivity falls at faster pace, labor costs rise

    U.S. worker productivity was even weaker than first thought from October through December while labor costs rose at a faster rate. Productivity declined at an annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, weaker than the 1.8 percent drop that was...

    US factory orders slip 0.2 percent

    Orders to U.S. factories fell again in January but a key investment category showed a gain. Orders to factories edged down 0.2 percent in January following declines of 3.5 percent in December and 1.7 percent in November, the Commerce Department said...

    Business events scheduled for the coming week

    All times are Eastern. MO BERLIN — Germany releases January export and import figures for the country's economy, Europe's biggest. TOKYO — Revised GDP data for the fourth quarter of 2014. TUESDAY, March 10 WASHINGTON — Commerce...