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More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.
Another round of layoffs was announced by big-name companies Monday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
More companies announced layoffs as the employment picture continued to dim.
Even on Inauguration Day, companies continued to announce layoffs, reinforcing the challenges facing Barack Obama.
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Corporate layoffs have soared since New Year's. On Friday alone, GE, Pfizer, AMD, Wellpoint and Hertz announced big cuts.
Autodesk is down more than 11 percent Thursday on news of job cuts and lower revenues than expected, and options traders are betting that it will fall even further, with only one day left before January contracts expire.
Autodesk, the software company that has lost its leader to Yahoo, is cutting 750 jobs, or about 10 percent of its work force to cut expenses and expects to report a loss rather than a profit for the fourth quarter.
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Autodesk posted a quarterly profit slightly above its own forecast as revenue gained 18 percent, and issued a forecast that was above many analyst estimates, lifting its shares by 7 percent.
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