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Target lays off 1,700 at headquarters

Target lays off 1,700 at headquartersRetail giant says it is laying off 1,700 workers and permanently closing out another 1,400 open positions.
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Markets

Economy adds 295,000 jobs in February

Economy adds 295,000 jobs in FebruaryThe economy added 295,000 jobs in February, beating forecasts of 230,000, in yet another sign the labor market is improving. The unemployment rate dipped to 5.5% and January's numbers were revised downward to 239,000 from 257,000.
  • Markets
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Opinion

Slow growth doesn't have to be 'The New Normal': Column

Slow growth doesn't have to be 'The New Normal': ColumnThree reforms could reboot the U.S. economy.
  • Opinion
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Markets

Jobless claims' 4-week average tops 300K

Jobless claims' 4-week average tops 300KThere were 320,000 claims for unemployment insurance last week, the highest in nearly ten months, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Markets
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Personal Finance

Job market is looking better for workers over 50

Job market is looking better for workers over 50According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, older members of the workforce have a lower unemployment rate than the general population. Video provided by Newsy
  • Personal Finance
  • 4 weeks ago
Business

Businesses add 212,000 jobs in February

Businesses add 212,000 jobs in FebruaryFirms are continuing to rack up solid employment gains in 2015.
  • Business
  • 4 weeks ago
Personal Finance

Americans to save $120 billion from low gas prices

Americans to save $120 billion from low gas pricesWhile gas prices have remained low for several months, consumers haven't been spending the savings at the pump. Instead, they have been bolstering their savings accounts and paying down debt.
  • Personal Finance
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Markets

Economy adds 257,000 jobs in January sending stocks higher

Economy adds 257,000 jobs in January sending stocks higherIn January, 257,000 jobs were created, beating estimates of 230,000. The unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.7% from 5.6% in December.
  • Markets
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago