U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market's enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery.
The unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent,...
Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 07:08 AM CST
Demand for Pilots Soaring, Airlines Hiring Record Numbers
A global forum of banking regulators has finished its years-long work on rules that aim to keep weak banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and setting off financial crises like the one that led to the Great...
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 09:09 AM CST
Walmart Dropping Hyphen From Its Legal Name in Shift to Web
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon's increasing dominance.
The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas,...
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:24 AM CST
GE Cutting 12K Jobs in Power Division, Mainly Out of US
General Electric Co. will cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels.
The company said Thursday that the cuts to both office and production...
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 07:49 PM CST
Patagonia Joins Groups Suing Over Trump's Monuments Order
A flurry of lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's decision to chop up two large national monuments in Utah could finally bring an answer to the much-debated question of whether presidents have the legal...
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 06:58 AM CST
Toys 'R' Us Cancels Orders After Promo Code Glitch
Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled.
In a lengthy Facebook post over the...