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Government Intervenes in Ceramics Workers Dispute

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other senior officials intervened in the labor dispute at a ceramics factory in the south where 140 workers are fighting to keep their jobs,…

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Macy’s Trims Holiday Hires by Nearly 4 Percent

Macy’s is increasing the number of temporary workers it’s hiring for distribution and warehouses for the year-end shopping season as it chases fast-growing e-commerce sales. But overall year-end hiring will…

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Unemployment Applications Fell by 14,000 Last Week

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits declined slightly last week but still remained elevated as hurricane disruptions impacted layoffs for a second week. THE NUMBERS: Applications for jobless benefits…

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Survey: U.S. Companies Added a Strong 237,000 Jobs in August

U.S. businesses added a healthy 237,000 jobs in August with broad gains across several industries including construction, manufacturing and leisure and hospitality, according to a private survey. Payroll processor ADP…

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U.S. Retail Sales Jumped 0.6 Percent in July

Consumers went out shopping in a big way in July, pushing up retail sales by the largest amount in seven months. Retail sales advanced 0.6 percent last month, the best…

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Job Openings Surged in June to Record High

U.S. employers posted a record number of open jobs in June, a sign that the solid hiring of recent months will likely continue. Job openings jumped 8 percent to 6.2…

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World Stocks Reach New Peak in World Full of Surprises

World stocks breached new record highs on Monday as better-than-expected company earnings and economic data from the United States stole the focus from rising geopolitical tension over North Korea’s nuclear…

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