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Business Applications for U.S. unemployment aid plunge Applications for U.S. unemployment aid plunge
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped significantly last week, a sign of a strong job market despite evidence of tepid economic growth in the opening months of 2015.
Business Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers
It takes something more audacious to sell beachfront property these days to the global ultra-wealthy who arrive in Miami with millions to spend on second or third homes. It takes words invested with meaning in the language of the international jet set.
Business Survey: U.S. businesses add 189,000 jobs in March Survey: U.S. businesses add 189,000 jobs in March
U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The slowdown raises questions about how much of an impact falling oil prices, a stronger dollar and harsh winter weather have had on dampening economic growth.
Business Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15 Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15
Fast-food labor organizers say they're expanding the scope of their campaign for $15 an hour and unionization, this time with a day of actions including other low-wage workers and demonstrations on college campuses.