Posts Tagged ‘View’

Jobless Claims Rise Slightly For the Week

The Labor Department said applications for first-time unemployment payouts increased, but the four-week average showed a decline. View full post on Business Stories

U.S. home prices in broad-based decline

U.S. home prices fell in 19 of 20 major cities in October, suggesting that the foreclosure crisis is still overhanging the country’s sputtering housing recovery. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Bargain hunters lift UK retailers

Heavy discounting and mild weather help high streets and out-of-town retail parks enjoy a 21.5% rise in store footfall compared with last year View full post on UK Business Stories

Bankrupt Chain Restaurants Are Still Holding On

Kept open by bankrupt chains, zombie restaurants make just enough to cover basic costs, resulting in a glut of eateries chasing after scarce dining dollars. View full post on Business Stories

Yen Intervention Failing as Best Currency Poised to Advance

There’s been no better currency in 2011 than the yen and strategists forecast more gains, even as Japan promises to intervene again in foreign-exchange markets and expands the world’s biggest debt burden. View full post on Finance Stories

Same-sex spouses lose big on taxes

Same-sex spouses are paying as much as $6,000 a year in extra taxes because the federal government doesn’t recognize gay marriage, according to an analysis conducted for CNNMoney by tax specialists. View full post on Business Stories

No Treasury Auctions Set for This Week

No tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week. View full post on Business Stories

Business quiz of the year, 2011

Blunders, bribes, bowing – how much can you recall from an eventful year? View full post on UK Business Stories

Protesters pile pressure on Putin

Pressure on Vladimir Putin mounts as tens of thousands of protesters call for fresh elections View full post on UK Business Stories

USA: The 99% Versus Wall Street: Stephen Lerner on How We Can Mobilize To Be the Greedy 1%’s Worst Nightmare

LabourStart headline – Source: AlterNet View full post on Business Stories