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Jan 3, 2013 2:49PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

One placement firm says employers eliminated fewer jobs than they have in 16 years, but labor statistics suggest a bleaker picture.

Jan 2, 2013 1:25PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

A payroll tax cut is allowed to lapse, taking a bite out of middle-class earnings.

Dec 31, 2012 1:03PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

10 states are set to boost income for lowest-paid workers, but the loss of a key payroll tax break will wipe out those gains.

Dec 28, 2012 4:31PM on InvestingBy Bruce Kennedy

An Oregon woman says she found a note pleading for help in a box of Halloween novelties. The discovery is getting attention from federal authorities.

Dec 27, 2012 4:35PM on InvestingBy Bruce Kennedy

Expanded federal aid programs mean fewer vets are on the streets. But a younger generation of those who served needs more help than ever -- and that costs money.

Dec 26, 2012 5:44PM on InvestingBy Bruce Kennedy

The ongoing stalemate has caused some fans to turn away from the sport altogether. They aren't necessarily watching more minor-league or college games to get their fix.

Dec 26, 2012 1:24PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

Business in North America has been very good for General Motors and Ford. As a result, hourly workers at GM can expect as much as $7K in March. Ford workers may get more than $8K.

Dec 21, 2012 4:39PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

Stocks tumble as Republicans balk at House Speaker Boehner's tax bill. But things could have been worse. Nike jumps on strong North American business. Trading ends early Monday, and markets are closed Tuesday for Christmas.



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