The Labor Department said Thursday that initial claims for unemployment benefits dropped last week by 4,000, the fourth weekly decline in a row.
The once-vaunted Russia science powerhouse is following the same downhill path of Soviet-era athletic prowess. Lack of funds and plummeting social recognition mean that few young people pursue science careers.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett writes in his annual shareholder letter that bankers offer advice that is biased by the fees they might earn from transactions.
Job losses in September amounted to 263,000 – 83,000 more than expected – pushing the unemployment rate up.
The worsening ad slump overshadowed Yahoo’s first quarterly earnings increase since the start of 2008.
Employers see benefits when office workers log on to Facebook and similar sites.