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Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
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More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. News Corp. became the latest victim of the weakening economy, announcing it is planning on cutting jobs after reporting a quarterly loss on Thursday.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. GlaxoSmithKline and Tiffany & Co. on Thursday became the latest victims of the weakening economy, each cutting an undisclosed number of jobs.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McDonald’s and Kimberly-Clark popped while Morgan Stanley and Estee Lauder dropped.
I noted earlier this week that one of the reasons the market has been drifting lower recently was the Street was in the process of lowering expectations for the second half of 2009 and that's what B of A CEO Ken Lewis essentially did this morning.
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Linda Bolton-Weiser, managing director at Caris & Company, says consumer staples stocks are the way to go. She expects earnings growth to be relatively strong at "around 10 percent on average."
Downsizing slowed in August but was still up from a year ago according to Challenge, Gray & Christmas. Tomorrow we will get the jobless claims numbers and on Friday we will get the latest non-farm payroll and employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here is a breakdown of where the jobs are and recent trends.
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Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Apple popped while Union Pacific and U.S. Steel dropped.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of United Airlines and Smuckers popped while Tesoro and La-Z-Boy dropped.
Stocks closed higher, with bank shares rising broadly, though the market pulled back from its biggest gains as oil stemmed its slide.
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Futures dropped as jobless claims were a bit higher than expected, and the Consumer Price Index was higher than expected on both the headline number and core (ex-food and energy).
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Sprint and Alcoa popped while Clear Channel and Tesoro dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of NYSE Euronext and AMD popped while Sara Lee and Qwest dropped.
Stocks closed higher as optimism prevailed, even in the face of $122-a-barrel oil. Techs got a boost from speculation that a deal between Microsoft and Yahoo is still possible.
Stocks declined as oil surpassed $122 a barrel and Fannie Mae delivered disappointing results.