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1:56 a.m. June 18, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Private equity returns are rising. That may not last.The State Street Private Equity Index posted its second highest quarterly performance in the past two years.
2:32 a.m. March 9, 2020 - By Brett Arends
America’s ‘survivalists’ feel vindication as they lock down for coronavirus epidemic — with ‘beans, bullets and Band-Aids’ Often ridiculed as conspiracy theorists, one prepper recommends making a list of all the things you love about your family, in case you are quarantined for several weeks, or longer.Often ridiculed as conspiracy theorists, one prepper recommends making a list of all the things you love about your family, in case you are quarantined for several weeks, or longer.
8:54 a.m. March 5, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. jobless claims dip at end of February, no sign so far of layoffs tied to coronavirus Initial jobless claims fall 3,000 to 216,000, still near 50-year lowThe number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell slightly at the end of February, suggesting the economic damage from the coronavirus is still in the early stages and hasn’t caused companies to lay off any workers. Initial jobless claims slipped by 3,000 to 216,000.
10:28 a.m. March 2, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey faces another crisis, this time from an activist investorTwitter Inc. CEO Jack Dorsey has been asked to step down by activist investor Elliott Management Corp., which sent shares of the company up sharply Monday.
4:36 a.m. Feb. 20, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. jobless claims climb slightly to 210,000, but still clinging near postrecession low Applications for unemployment benefits stick near half-century lowThe number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits rose slightly in mid-February, but the rate of layoffs in the U.S. economy is still extremely and shows no sign of rising. Initial jobless claims edged up by 4,000 to 210,000.
4:41 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Jobless claims edge up 2,000 to 205,000, but there’s still no sign of widespread layoffs The U.S. labor market shows few signs of weakness The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in early February rose slightly, but there’s still no sign of widespread layoffs in an economy that has been expanding for a record 10 and a half years. Initial jobless claims edged up by 2,000 to 205,000.
6:30 a.m. Feb. 6, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
New U.S. jobless claims fall 15,000 to 202,000 and return close to a 50-year low Layoffs show no sign of rising despite slower economy The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits at the end of January fell close to a postrecession low, signaling the U.S. labor market is still rock solid despite stiffer economic headwinds. Initial jobless claims declined to 202,000.
6:31 a.m. Jan. 30, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
New U.S. jobless claim fall slightly to 216,000 Initial jobless claims experience usual post-holiday ups and downs The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in late January fell slightly and gave no hint of rising layoffs, indicating U.S. the labor market remains very healthy. Initial jobless claims fell by 7,000 to 216,000.
5:36 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
New jobless claims rise slightly to 211,000 in mid-January, but still show very few layoffs Initial jobless claims cling near a 50-year low The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in mid-January rose slightly, but layoffs remain near a 50-year low and there’s no sign of deterioration in the strongest U.S. labor market in decades. Initial jobless claims increased by 6,000 to 211,000.
5:40 a.m. Jan. 16, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
New jobless claims fall 5th straight week to 204,000 in sign of strong U.S. labor market Layoffs in the U.S. remain near a 50-year low at the start of 2020The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in early January fell for the fifth week in a row, giving a clean bill of health to strong U.S. labor market as 2020 got underway. Initial jobless claims declined by 10,000 to 204,000.
4:26 a.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
‘Something has to give:’ How long can the American consumer shoulder the global economy? Consumer confidence remains a powerful engine, but investors worry it will soon sputterMeasures of consumer confidence have been diverging sharply with data on executive and business sentiment
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