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  • December job cuts fall to 15-year low: Challenger Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 8:04 AM ET
    Job Cut Report

    U.S.-based firms laid off 23,622 employees in December — the fewest since 2000 — according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

  • Job cuts fall in December: Challenger Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 7:31 AM ET
    Job cuts fall in December: Challenger

    We are at full employment, says John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO, breaking down the latest data on layoffs, and unemployment.

  • Macy's to cut 3,000 jobs, close 36 stores Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 6:40 AM ET
    Macy's to cut 3,000 jobs, close 36 stores

    Rick Snyder, Odeon Capital Group, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan discuss Macy's restructuring plan as the retailer attempts to trim expenses by about $400 million annually.

  • More cuts ahead at Yahoo Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 5:37 AM ET
    More cuts ahead at Yahoo

    A big round of layoff may be on the way at Yahoo as the company struggles to get its restructuring plan back on track and activists call for change, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Macy's cuts jobs, closes stores Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 5:08 AM ET
    Macy's cuts jobs, closes stores

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports Macy's is sending out pink slips after a dismal holiday season and it could signal a potential bad omen for other major department stores.

  • *Barclays, BNP Paribas, Deutsche likely to cut jobs- sources. *Barclays likely to add to S.Korea, Taiwan cuts- sources. Bankers and headhunters told Reuters that BNP Paribas SA, Deutsche Bank AG and Barclays PLC are among lenders likely to cut back equities trading and research teams in non-core markets in Asia this year.

  • Jan 6- Macy's Inc said it would cut jobs and consolidate operations after reporting disappointing holiday sales, highlighting the department store chain's struggles to attract customers. Also, Amazon.com Inc has revolutionized shopping habits, conditioning shoppers to expect deeper discounts than what brick-and-mortar retailers can afford.

  • UPDATE 1-Macy's lowers earnings forecast; to cut jobs Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 4:40 PM ET

    Jan 6- Department store chain Macy's Inc, which lowered its full-year earnings expectations for the second time, said it would cut jobs and consolidate its operations, starting early 2016.. The company said it expects to generate about $400 million in savings beginning this year. Macy's on Wednesday cut its full-year 2015 earnings forecast to $3.85- $3.90 per...

  • Macy's to shut stores, cut jobs Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 4:12 PM ET

    Jan 6- Department store chain Macy's Inc said it would shut some stores and cut jobs, starting early 2016.. The company said it expects to generate about $400 million in savings beginning this year. The company also cut its full-year 2015 earnings forecast to $3.85- $3.90 per share, excluding charges taken for the cost savings program, from $4.20 to $4.30.

  • Jan 6 (Reuters)- Monsanto Co said a souring farm economy and currency woes will push its 2016 earnings to the lower end of expectations, while a cost-cutting drive will lead the world's largest seed company to slash more jobs. However, Monsanto's recent attempts to re-engage Syngenta AG about a potential takeover have been difficult since the Swiss agrochemical...

  • Jan 6- Monsanto Co plans to slash another 1,000 jobs worldwide, bringing total planned cuts to 3,600, or about 16 percent of its global workforce, according to a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The additional staffing cuts, along with site closures and contract terminations is expected to increase a restructuring charge to a...

  • MONSANTO TO CUT ADDITIONAL 1,000 EMPLOYEES, BRINGING TOTAL PLANNED JOB CUTS TO 3,600- SEC FILING.

  • Barclays to cut Asia investment banking jobs Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Barclays to cut Asia investment banking jobs

    The British bank announces layoffs across Asia next week, including closures in South Korea and Taiwan.

  • BEIJING, Jan 6- Activity in China's services sector expanded at its slowest rate in 17 months in December, a private survey showed on Wednesday, in a further indication that the world's second-largest economy may be losing steam. Policymakers and economists have hoped Beijing's push to restructure the economy with a greater emphasis on services and...

  • SINGAPORE/ HONG KONG, Jan 5- Barclays Plc will announce job cuts in its investment banking businesses across Asia, including closing the businesses in Korea and Taiwan, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in the latest cuts for the London- based lender in the region. If any firm decisions are made, we will provide an update, "a Hong Kong- based...

  • Instacart layoffs may be a sign of things to come Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Instacart layoffs may be a sign of things to come

    Tech start-ups that are rightsizing their businesses heading into 2016.

  • EMC plans layoffs as it cuts annual costs by $850M Friday, 1 Jan 2016 | 3:35 PM ET
    EMC Corp. world headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

    EMC plans an unspecified number of layoffs ahead of its acquisition by Dell as the data storage company attempts to cut annual costs by $850 million.

  • DuPont to cut 1,700 jobs in Delaware Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 1:15 PM ET

    Dec 29- Chemical maker DuPont Co said it will cut 1,700 jobs in Delaware, as part of a plan to reduce its workforce by 10 percent before its proposed merger with Dow Chemical Co.. The job cuts will be in the beginning of 2016, DuPont Chief Executive Ed Breen said in a letter to the company's employees on Tuesday. The company said on Dec. 11 it planned to slash about 10...

  • Toshiba seeks more funds for restructuring - Nikkei Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 6:19 PM ET

    Dec 28- Toshiba Corp, reeling from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal, intends to ask for an additional 300 billion yen in credit lines by the end of January to fund a large-scale restructuring, the Nikkei business daily reported. Toshiba is likely to approach multiple financial institutions including Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, Nikkei...

  • Dec 22- Turing Pharmaceuticals said on Tuesday it is seeking a new chief executive to replace Martin Shkreli, the price-gouging entrepreneur who is facing U.S. charges of securities fraud, and will cut jobs in a restructuring. On Monday, KaloBios Pharmaceuticals said Shkreli was "terminated" as CEO and had resigned from the board. Shkreli gained notoriety when, as...