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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably does not signal a material shift in labor market conditions as claims remain near their pre-recession levels.
Polish Finance Minister Mateusz Szczurek may lose his job in a Cabinet reshuffle expected in the next few days, a senior member of the ruling Civic Platform party said on Thursday.
The headline number in August payroll data and the report's details suggest the jobs market may have hit a snag but economists say not so fast.
Four technology companies including Apple and Google blasted a U.S. judge for rejecting a proposed $324.5 million settlement over hiring practices in Silicon Valley and asked an appeals court to intervene, according to a court filing.
U.S. companies hired fewer workers than expected in August, but the trend in job growth remained consistent with a sturdy economic performance in the third quarter.
Federal auto safety regulators played a significant role in General Motors Co's (GM.N) failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths, a congressional report said on Tuesday.
Bombardier Inc said Tuesday that it will be the first business jet manufacturer to outfit its planes with the latest hardware made by Honeywell International Inc to support speedy in-flight Internet.
U.S. healthcare group Danaher Corp (DHR.N) is to buy Nobel Biocare Holding AG (NOBN.S) for an agreed $2.2 billion to become the world's biggest player in a dental implants market benefiting from growing demand for cosmetic dentistry.
U.S. manufacturing output fell for the first time in seven months in August as motor vehicle production declined, but the underlying trend remained consistent with steadily rising factory activity.
Pilots at Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) began a one-week strike at the French arm of the business over plans to cut costs, halting more than half of its flights on Monday and sending the group's shares down more than 3 percent.
U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August, which should ease some concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter.
U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in nine months in August as a sharp decline in the cost of petroleum products eclipsed rising food prices, keeping imported inflation pressures subdued.
The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday.
The highly anticipated debut of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (IPO-BABA.N), the Chinese e-commerce group, will come amid the busiest year for initial public offerings since the technology bubble burst in 2000.
Alcoa Inc has signed a long-term contract to supply planemaker Boeing Co with aluminum sheet and plate that is worth more than $1 billion, the metals company said on Thursday.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is facing perhaps its most pivotal meeting of the year next week, as it debates a potential overhaul of its guidance on interest rates and seeks to nail down a plan for exiting its extraordinarily easy monetary policy.