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Apr 24, 2013 at 8:51 AM PDT
Recession may just be a word. But in Britain it may become a habit - and a dangerous one at that.
Apr 10, 2013 at 9:11 AM PDT
As desperate as unemployed Americans are to find work, there are still some jobs that many would never consider applying for because they are seen as too dirty, too demanding or just plain unappealing.
Mar 30, 2013 at 10:32 AM PDT
Big depositors at Cyprus' largest bank may be forced to accept losses of up to 60 percent, far more than initially estimated under the European rescue package to save the country from bankruptcy, officials said Saturday.
Mar 25, 2013 at 8:34 AM PDT
From a sprawling United Auto Workers hall outside Detroit, John Zimmick has seen factories close and grown men cry when their jobs disappear. Through all the economic uncertainties of life in auto country, there has been one constant: the union.
Mar 23, 2013 at 10:19 AM PDT
With 14.4 million members, unions still can be a potent political force at the ballot box. But passage of right-to-work laws in Michigan and Indiana, clashes over collective bargaining and a sharp drop in union elections across the US have raised larger questions.
Feb 23, 2013 at 1:10 PM PDT
Thousands of people marched on Spain's parliament on Saturday to protest austerity measures, a demonstration that came on the 32nd anniversary of a failed attempt by the armed forces to overthrow the government.
Feb 22, 2013 at 8:19 AM PDT
Darden Restaurants, struggling to draw more customers into its Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants, said Friday that its third-quarter profit could fall below Wall Street's expectations and cut its outlook for the year.
Feb 7, 2013 at 8:25 AM PDT
Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies continue to hire at a modest but steady pace.
Feb 4, 2013 at 8:26 AM PDT
Cruise giant Royal Caribbean lost $392.8 million in the fourth quarter because of losses associated with its Spanish cruise line, Pullmantur.
Dec 22, 2012 at 1:26 PM PDT
With economies across the region slowing and unemployment soaring, analysts say holiday spending in Europe is bound to disappoint for the fourth year in a row.
Dec 11, 2012 at 9:32 AM PDT
HSBC said Tuesday it will pay $1.9 billion to settle a U.S. money-laundering probe, avoiding a protracted legal battle that would have further embarrassed the British banking giant.
Nov 17, 2012 at 12:55 PM PDT
Europe's government-debt crisis is no longer panicking financial markets. But it won't end until the region's economy starts growing strongly again.
Oct 24, 2012 at 6:51 AM PDT
Higher pension expenses hurt Boeing's third-quarter profit, but other measures for the big airplane maker and defense contractor were strong. Profits rose in both its commercial and defense units. And it reaffirmed plans to deliver 585 to 600...
Oct 20, 2012 at 11:36 AM PDT
Today's coal miners are unified by a single, unrelenting message that they now face a common enemy - the federal government - that has decided that coal is no longer king, or even noble.
Oct 12, 2012 at 8:28 AM PDT
Just weeks ago, American Airlines was working its way through bankruptcy court, on schedule for one of the fastest turnarounds in aviation history. Then seemingly overnight, American became the butt of jokes from Facebook to late-night TV.