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The new Swedish government's hopes of introducing an employment goal for the central bank are likely to be stillborn as any relevant adjustments would require EU treaty changes, legal experts say.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook.
Office Depot Inc (ODP.O) said it would cut about 1,100 jobs in Europe as part of a restructuring plan and expects to reduce annual costs by about $90 million by the end of 2016.
Former PSA Peugeot Citroen (PEUP.PA) head Philippe Varin and French employer organization Medef chief Laurence Parisot are on a list of proposed board members for French state-controlled utility EDF (EDF.PA)
Chinese-owned Volvo Car Group said on Thursday it would add 1,300 jobs and boost production at a plant in Sweden in the first quarter to meet rising demand for its new cars.
President Barack Obama appointed an Ebola czar for the United States on Friday, and the government said a Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from an Ebola patient was isolated on a cruise ship.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday the growth of economic inequality in the United States "greatly" concerned her.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to the highest in more than seven years, boosted by views on personal finances and the national economy, a survey released on Friday showed.
Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a decade.
Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota said Thursday that the U.S. central bank can do more to help Americans struggling with unemployment or under-employment.
Vice President Joe Biden will meet with human resource officers from major U.S. companies at the White House on Wednesday to discuss changes to hiring practices aimed at improving employment prospects.
U.S. retail sales declined in September and prices paid by businesses also fell, worrisome signs that consumer demand may be faltering while inflation is failing to gain traction.
A second Texas healthcare worker who treated the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said on Wednesday.
U.S. small business optimism fell in September as more owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare