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  • 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.
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid inch up to a 10-month high

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid inch up to a 10-month high
    The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since May, though the pace of applications remains at a level consistent with steady hiring. Weekly applications rose 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, the...

    Asia stocks down after US fall as China growth goal eyed

    Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street declined and investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and China's announcement of its annual growth target. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.9 percent to 18,643.71 and Hong...

    Diane Stafford: Are you willing to relocate for work? More people are

    Nearly 1 in 7 job-hunting managers and executives moved to a different location in the last half of 2014, the highest relocation rate since 2009. That analysis, from the outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, hints as to why the job market...

    Construction picks back up, but it's a different gig now

    As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street...