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Wall Street sees gain as European central bank says it’s ready to act
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks moved slightly higher Thursday as markets calmed after a recent bout of turmoil. Investors were encouraged by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus to the region’s economy, if needed. Investors now turn to Fr...
By Ken Sweet The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Why Friday’s jobs report could affect Americans’ finances
WASHINGTON — With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday’s jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans’ financial lives. That’s because a healthy job gain would provide one of the final pieces of evidence the Fed needs to start raising interest rates f...
By Christopher S. Rugaber The Associated Press FULL STORY
Labor Day drivers to enjoy lowest gas prices since 2004
NEW YORK — It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer. The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its lowest at this time of year since 2004, a result of low oil prices and a quiet hurricane season that...
By Jonathan Fahey The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Big settlement in tech wage case harks back to different era
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers. The case focused on a “no...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the judge's decision to throw out Tom Brady's four-game suspension for the "Deflategate" incident?

It's good, let Tom play
Brady and the Patriots got away with cheating
It's still not over
Weird it went before a judge
Can't wait to see the artist's sketch

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
US employers added 173K jobs in Aug.; rate falls to 5.1 pct.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a mo..
With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky. — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license..
Benghazi panel interviews more of Clinton's inner circle
WASHINGTON — The chairman of a congressional panel investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks said ..
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