A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan, while a big Wall Street firm has further job cuts in store, according to reports.
A major US retailer announced job cuts Monday amid worries about the fate of the stimulus plan and the economy.
More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
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The Fed takes center stage Wednesday in a market that will see another deluge of earnings news. Traders are also watching for more news on the Obama Administration's plans for the TARP and the proposal to develop a "bad bank" to hold toxic assets
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.
Corporate layoffs have soared since New Year's. On Friday alone, GE, Pfizer, AMD, Wellpoint and Hertz announced big cuts.
As the CEOs of the big three auto makers get ready to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, CNBC asked CEOs in advertising, healthcare and energy for their insight.
Cost containment may spell trouble for much of the health-care sector, but Charles Boorady, healthcare providers analyst for Citigroup, says it's likely to spell success for pharmacy benefits managers.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30. A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful. Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."
Health insurer Cigna posted better-than-expected quarterly profit Friday, helped by its Great West acquisition and operating expense controls, but cut the outlook for its main health-care segment.
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