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

Stocks Head For Worst Quarter Since Euro Crisis, Dollar Soars

A new trough in euro zone inflation pushed the euro to a two-year low on Tuesday, leaving the dollar on course for its biggest quarterly gain in six years and world stocks facing their largest drop since the peak of the euro crisis.

A man walks through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange August 5, 2011.

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.

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

The logo of Hyundai Motor is seen on the steering wheel of a car at a Hyundai dealership in Seoul April 25, 2013. South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co. posted a 15 percent fall in its quarterly net profit, broadly in line with forecasts, as it was hamstrung by

Hyundai-Led Group Agrees To $10 Billion Land Deal, Stokes Union Rage

Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS) and its two affiliates approved Asia's biggest property deal since the financial crisis on Friday when their board members agreed to pay 10.55 trillion won ($10.12 billion) for a trophy plot of land to house a new headquarters in downtown Seoul.

A zoomed illustration image of a man looking at a computer monitor showing the logo of Amazon is seen in Vienna November 26, 2012.

Amazon Tests Smart Home Gadgets, Expands Hardware Lab Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.

A sign is seen outside a Royal Bank of Scotland building in central London January 28, 2014.

RBS Cuts Sale Price For U.S. Bank Citizens In $3 Billion Listing

The biggest U.S. bank listing since the financial crisis got a lukewarm reception from investors, forcing Royal Bank of Scotland RBS.L to cut the price of shares sold in Citizens Financial Group CFG.N.

People walk by a Walgreens store in Pasadena, California December 20, 2013.

Walgreen Explores Sale Of $1.5 Billion Infusion Business

U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co (WAG.N) is exploring the sale of a majority stake in its infusion services business, in a deal that could value that division at around $1.5 billion, according to four people familiar with the matter.

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