New York Times To Cut Jobs As New Products Disappoint

The New York Times Co said on Wednesday it would cut jobs, including about 7.5 percent of newsroom positions, to lower costs as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles and new products fall short of expectations.

The sun peaks over the New York Times Building in New York August 14, 2013.

U.S. Factory Growth Slows But Hiring By Companies Steps Up

Growth in U.S. factory activity slowed more than expected in September even as private sector job growth accelerated, signs of an uneven expansion in the U.S. economy.

Workers assemble built-in appliances at the Whirlpool manufacturing plant in Cleveland, Tennessee August 21, 2013.

Wall Street Dips; VIX Level Suggests Market May Be Oversold

U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with investors spooked by the first diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in the United States, but the CBOE Volatility index .VIX pared back from earlier gains, suggesting further volatility may be limited.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange January 29, 2014.



Jobs & Career News

Malkki At Helm Of Finnish Orchestra Cracks Glass Ceiling

Finnish orchestra conductor Susanna Malkki poses in Helsinki in this September 2, 2014 photo provided by Lehtikuva.

Orchestra conductor Susanna Malkki is used to being asked what it is like working in a male-dominated world.

Macy's To Hire 86,000 Workers For Holiday Season

Shoppers carry shopping bags as they leave Macy's in New York, November 23, 2012. Black Friday, the day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day

Department store operator Macy's Inc said it planned to hire about 86,000 workers for the holiday shopping season, up from about 83,000 last year.

Ford To Add 1,200 Jobs, Shift For Transit Van Assembly In Missouri

Ford assembly line employees work on 3500 Duramax engine as they move along the assembly line at the Ford Lima Engine Plant in Lima, Ohio, March 28, 2014.

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday by year end it will add 1,200 jobs and a second shift to build the Transit commercial van at a plant in Missouri, making it the automaker's largest volume factory globally.

U.S. Jobless Claims Up Less Than Expected, Point to Firming Labor Market

A job seeker (R) meets with a prospective employer at a career fair in New York City, October 24, 2012.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, suggesting an acceleration in job growth in September.

French Employer Group Urges 'Shock Therapy' For Economy

Women walk past a clothing store window with discount signs in Strasbourg, June 25, 2014, during the first day of summer sales in France.

France should scrap its 35-hour work week, raise the legal retirement age and lower the minimum wage if it hopes to bring down chronically high unemployment and stimulate growth, the country's main employer group said on Wednesday.

In Push For Top Spot, Volkswagen Hits Labor, Robot Problems

The Volkswagen logo is seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in this September 10, 2013 file photo.

In an era of automation, robotics and spotless factory floors, you don’t expect to see car workers lugging metal along a production line.

A man walks out of Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul January 6, 2014.

Samsung To Invest $560 Million In Vietnam TV Production Plant

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday that it will invest $560 million to build a consumer appliances production complex in Vietnam, its latest move to build manufacturing capacity in the country.

A group of Chevrolet Camaro cars for sale is pictured at a car dealership in Los Angeles, California April 1, 2014.

September U.S. Car Sales Show Industry's Torrid Pace Slowing

U.S. auto sales in the third quarter were the best in eight years, but mixed September results from leading automakers on Wednesday indicated the industry's torrid summer pace is slowing.

An eBay sign is seen at an office building in San Jose, California May 28, 2014.

EBay Follows Icahn's Advice, Plans PayPal Spinoff In 2015

EBay Inc (EBAY.O) said it would spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments business, into a publicly traded company in the second half of 2015, marking an about-face for the company.

A 787 Dreamliner being built for India Air is pictured at South Carolina Boeing final assembly building in North Charleston, South Carolina December 19, 2013.

Boeing To Shift Most Defense Work Out Of Washington State

Boeing Co on Monday said it would move the majority of its defense services and support work out of Washington state to other U.S. cities, affecting the jobs of about 2,000 of its 5,200 defense employees in the Puget Sound region.

A real state sign is seen near a row of homes in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood in San Francisco, California July 17, 2014.

U.S. Home Prices Rise Less Than Expected In July: S&P/Case-Shiller

U.S. single-family home prices rose in July on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.

A man stands in front of a Google logo before a talk titled ''Connecting with the World Empowering Young Entrepreneurs for the New Digital Age'' by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (not seen) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong November 4, 2013.

Google searches for right note in online music business

Google Inc is planning new and revamped streaming-music services in coming weeks, searching for a way to stand out in an increasingly crowded field of rivals from Apple Inc and Inc to Spotify.

Umbrellas are seen in front of the Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York May 19, 2013.

EU Says Ireland Tax Deal With Apple Was State Aid

The European Union has accused Ireland of giving Apple Inc. state aid by letting the iPhone maker shelter profits worth tens of billions of dollars from tax, in return for maintaining jobs.

An employee works at a machine manufacturing factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, September 1, 2014.

China Final September HSBC PMI Steady On Firmer Global Demand But Risks Remain

China's vast factory sector showed signs of steadying in September as export orders climbed, a private survey showed on Tuesday, easing fears of a hard landing but pointing to a still-sluggish economy facing considerable risks.

A Sears employee walks past a display of General Electric appliances in Schaumburg, Illinois, in this file photo taken September 8, 2014.

U.S. Business Spending Plans, Jobs Data Support Growth Outlook

New orders for capital goods by U.S. businesses rebounded in August, pointing to underlying strength in the economy.

A customer holds an iPhone 6 (R) and iPhone 6 Plus after the phones went on sale at the Fifth Avenue Apple store in Manhattan, New York September 19, 2014.

Apple Plays Defense On iPhone 6 Bending, Software Concerns

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) broke its silence on complaints about bending iPhones, hours after withdrawing a glitch-ridden software update as the company struggles to restore momentum to the rollout of its latest phones.

A man looks over the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare) signup page on the website in New York in this October 2, 2013 photo illustration.

Obamacare Initiative Makes Headway In Republican States

President Barack Obama’s plan to extend health coverage to millions of poor Americans remains highly contentious, yet it is gaining momentum among several initially reluctant states where financial pragmatism is trumping ideology.

A bird flies past a container ship belonging to China Shipping Container Lines at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California August 20, 2014.

U.S. Second-Quarter Growth Revised Up To a Brisk 4.6 Percent Pace

The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in 2-1/2 years in the second quarter and activity was broad-based, in a bullish signal for the remainder of the year.

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