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  • May 6- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co said on Tuesday it will eliminate more than 500 jobs in the next year as it reported a larger-than-expected 43 percent drop in quarterly profit.

  • MILAN, April 30- Etihad Airways has signalled that it is ready to continue talks on a potential investment in Italy's troubled Alitalia but it refuses to budge on tough conditions on debt restructuring and job cuts, a source close to the talks said on Wednesday.

  • RBS head of forex in Europe takes 5-month sabbatical Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    LONDON, April 29- Royal Bank of Scotland's head of foreign exchange trading in Europe, James Pearson, is taking a five-month sabbatical, leading to a temporary restructuring of the bank's forex desk, RBS said on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. arms makers complain regularly that lower Pentagon spending on ships, jets and other hardware will hit their earnings, but a string of better-than-expected results this week show that layoffs and cost-cutting have kept profits flowing, and growing.

  • April 22- Diversified Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd said it would defer the reopening of its Quintette coal mine in British Columbia and cut 600 jobs, or 5 percent of its global workforce, after a 78.4 percent fall first-quarter net profit.

  • Citigroup cuts about 2% of global workforce: Report Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:16 AM ET

    Citigroup has cut 200 to 300 jobs, or about 2 percent of its global markets workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • April 10- Heavy equipment retailer Titan Machinery Inc said it would cut about 12 percent jobs in its construction unit and the company posted a 10 percent drop in quarterly revenue. Titan also estimated revenue of $1.95 billion to $2.15 billion for the year ending Jan. 31, 2015.

  • April 10- Farm equipment retailer Titan Machinery Inc reported a 10 percent drop in quarterly revenue and said it would reduce its workforce at its construction business by about 12 percent. Revenue fell to $708.6 million in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31 from $784.5 million a year earlier.

  • April 9- Bank of America Corp said on Wednesday that it will close three foreign offices and eliminate about 3,000 jobs over the next nine to 12 months in an effort to simplify its global operations.

  • RAMALLAH, West Bank, April 8- The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday it plans to issue bonds to banks as part of a restructuring of its sizeable debts, in what will be the first sale of government bonds in the territory's 20- year history. Jihad Al Wazir, head of the Palestinian Monetary Authority, said around $200 million of debt would be converted to bonds.

  • ROME/ ABU DHABI, April 2- Etihad Airways has finished examining Alitalia's books and will soon present a plan to revamp the loss-making Italian airline that is likely to include demands for job cuts and debt restructuring, several sources familiar with the matter said.

  • NEW YORK, March 26- Former employees of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc, a major supplier to plane makers Boeing and Airbus, filed charges with federal agencies on Wednesday alleging that Spirit illegally used health care information to target those who were costing the company most for layoffs.

  • March 19- Wind turbine parts maker AMSC said it would cut 5-10 percent of its workforce by the end of the year and shut its Middleton plant in Wisconsin, moving the operations to its headquarters in Massachusetts. All of AMSC's Middleton employees are expected to be offered the opportunity to relocate to Massachusetts, the company said.

  • AMSC to cut jobs, move Middleton, Wis. operations to Mass. Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    March 19- Wind turbine parts maker AMSC said it would cut 5-10 percent of its workforce by the end of the year and shut its Middleton plant in Wisconsin, moving the operations to its Massachusetts plant. AMSC said the actions were expected to help the company save about $3 million in costs annually from the fourth quarter of the year ending March 31, 2015.

  • Respect a guy in sweatpants? Gimme a break Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    A recent Harvard study suggested that odd fashion choices earn more respect. Former trader Raj Mahal calls BS and says that would never fly on Wall Street!

  • Sony Pictures to cut 216 jobs in California Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 12:09 AM ET

    March 19- Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to cut 216 jobs in California and has filed with the state Employment Development Department, according to a person familiar with the matter. Reuters reported on Monday that Sony Pictures is expected to announce layoffs throughout its studio operations in the United States and abroad.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 17- Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday will announce layoffs throughout its studio operations in the United States and abroad, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 17- Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday will announce layoffs throughout its studio operations in the United States and abroad, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • Ageism: Confessions of a young Wall St trader Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    A lot of people think of it as an Old Boys Club but the truth is, Wall Street likes to hire 'em young, says former trader Raj Mahal.

  • PORCIA, Italy, March 9- The boxy white and grey factory of this rainy northern town makes fewer than half the washing machines it did when Italy joined the euro. Home appliance maker Electrolux, which owns the factory, wants to cut the salaries of some 5,000 workers at the plant and three other factories across Italy by up to 15 percent over the next three years.