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The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.
Stocks jumped on Tuesday after Ben Bernanke delivered a big dose of relief when he signaled that nationalization of big banks was not at hand.
Investors enjoyed a Fat Tuesday of their own, reclaiming most of the prior session's losses, after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated that all-out bank nationalization wasn't part of the goverment plan.
While off the highs of the morning, futures are still indicating a slightly higher open ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s semi-annual testimony in front of the Senate Banking Committee.
The markets may be looking for more from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke than he will be able to deliver.
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J.C. Penney posted a 51 percent drop in fourth quarter profit on Friday, and said its loss in the current quarter would be deeper than Wall Street estimates.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment. Delta Air Lines and Performance Food Group were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Tuesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
Stocks staged a late rally to close mostly higher on Thursday after word that the Obama administration was working on a program to subsidize mortgage payments...
Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
It's buy the rumor on the stimulus package, the Geithner package, and hopes that mark-to-market will be modified.
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.
Stocks rallied on Thursday on hopes that the government's plan to shore up the financial system could quickly spark lending.
Stocks eked out a gain after a rough morning as banks got a boost from market chatter that the government may suspend a controversial accounting rule blamed for much of the contagion in the financial industry.
Many retailers saw weak sales as consumer spending largely dried up after the holiday season.
The BoE got a step closer by cutting 50 bps to 1% as expected, The ECB has decided to sit the race out by keeping rates unchanged at 2%.