Weak gasoline, food prices dampen U.S. producer inflation

U.S. producer prices were flat in August, pointing to muted inflation pressures that should see the Federal Reserve in no hurry to raise interest rates.

The price of bread is seen on a store shelf in New York April 7, 2011.

World Stocks Hit One-Month Low, Caution Ahead Of Fed

Global shares hit a one-month low on Tuesday as investors refrained from placing strong bets before a Fed meeting that could adjust expectations about how soon the U.S. central bank will hike interest rates.

A man looks up as he is reflected on an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo August 11, 2014.

Tesla Prevails In Top Massachusetts Court Over Direct Sales

Massachusetts' highest court on Monday threw out a lawsuit seeking to block Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) from selling its luxury electric cars directly to consumers in the state, enabling it to bypass traditional dealerships.

A Tesla S electric car and a charging station are displayed during the press preview day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan in this January 14, 2014 file photo.



Jobs & Career News

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Unexpectedly, But Still At Pre-Recession Levels

A ''Now Hiring'' sign hangs on the door to the Urban Outfitters store at Quincy Market in Boston, Massachusetts September 5, 2014.

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 Ruling Party Chieftain Says Finance Minister May Be Changed

Mateusz Szczurek

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.

Silver Linings In A Lousy Jobs Report

Jobless claims up, trend favors strong labor market

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.

Apple, Google Appeal Rejection Of $325 Million Hiring Settlement

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California April 23, 2014.

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. Private Sector Hiring Slows; Trade Deficit At 6-Month Low

Job seekers stand in line to meet with prospective employers at a career fair in New York City, October 24, 2012.

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.

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is sworn in to testify before a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the GM ignition switch recall on Capitol Hill in Washington June 18, 2014.

U.S. Auto Regulators Played Key Role In GM Recalls, Report Says

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.

A view of the corporate sign outside the Honeywell International Automation and Control Solutions manufacturing plant in Golden Valley, Minnesota, January 28, 2010.

Honeywell To Roll Out Hardware On Bombardier Business Jets

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.

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Danaher To Buy Nobel Biocare For $2.2 Billion

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.

Ford Fusion

Automobiles Drag U.S. Factory Production Lower

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.

Air France - F-GUGH - Airbus A318-111

Air France Pilots' Strike Halts Flights And Hits Shares

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.

A modern outdoor shopping mall is shown in San Diego, California September 10, 2014.

U.S. Retail Sales Increase Broadly; Import Prices Subdued

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.

China Shipping containers lie on the dock after being imported to the U.S. in Los Angeles, California, October 7, 2010.

U.S. Import Prices Post Largest Decline In Nine Months

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.

A Yahoo logo is pictured in front of a building in Rolle, 30 km (19 miles) east of Geneva, in this file picture taken December 12, 2012.

U.S. Threatened Hefty Fines To Make Yahoo Hand Over User Data

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.

Representatives from Alibaba Group Holding arrive for the company's roadshow meeting in New York September 8, 2014.

Amid Alibaba Fever, Reasons For Caution In IPO Market

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.

An Alcoa aluminum plant in Alcoa, Tennessee is seen in this April 8, 2014 file photograph.

Alcoa Signs Boeing Deal Worth More Than $1 Billion

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 sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington, July 31, 2013.

Fed's Rate Guidance On Chopping Block, New Exit Plan Nears

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.

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