Posts Tagged ‘result’

U.S. adds just 96,000 jobs in August as more people give up job hunting

The U.S. non-farm sector added 96,000 new jobs in August, widely missing estimates although the unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent compared to July’s 8.3%, according to a Labor Department report released on Friday. The two-tenths of a percent decline in the unemployment rate, however, was a result of more people leaving the labor force. […]

QR National reports $350m profit

QR National has reported a big lift in full year net profit, but says coal haulage volumes have remained soft as a result of the Queensland floods. View full post on Business Stories

Nintendo shows result of push to reinvent Wii

Japanese group unveils Wii U, a home console featuring high-definition graphics and a controller with a large touchscreen for extended game play View full post on Business Stories

Clegg’s AV hopes crash in ‘disastrous end’

Recriminations flew as electoral reformers conceded defeat in their fight to change Britain’s voting system, a result expected to send a chill through the coalition View full post on UK Business Stories

Report: Mass. blast not the fault of gas company

State fire investigators have found that a fatal explosion at a Massachusetts condominium project last summer was not the result of the delivery of odorless propane gas from a distributor, as initially thought. View full post on Business Stories