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For months, contract negotiations between a powerful union and multinational shipping lines progressed amicably in public, even though roughly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers labored without a contract.
Big Tobacco, Big Oil, now Big Mayo?
Solid job growth in October, the ninth straight month with more than 200,000 new jobs created, and a drop in the unemployment rate to a new six-year low of 5.8% showed that the labor market is strengthening.
The economy posted another solid, though somewhat disappointing, month of job growth in October, adding 214,000 net new positions while the unemployment rate fell to a post-Great Recession low of 5.8%, the Labor Department said Frid...
Moving higher for a second week, the 30-year mortgage rate broke back above 4%. Freddie Mac calculated that lenders were offering the most popular home loan at an average of 4.02%.
Initial unemployment claims fell last week, dropping the average over the previous month to its lowest level in 14 years, the Labor Department said Thursday.
A revamped citywide workforce development program powered by $36 million in federal funds, private grants and equipment will seek to combat a yawning skills gap in Southern California.
Private employers added 230,000 net new jobs in October, a solid gain that indicates the labor market is continuing to improve, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday.
The European Union on Tuesday cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spr...
Falling gas prices improved buyers' moods and boosted sales of SUVs and trucks in October.
First-time home buyers aren’t buying homes like they used to.
When it comes to doubling up with roommates, crashing at your cousin’s or staying at your parents' house well into your 20s, there’s no place like Southern California.
Investors who have been waiting for good news on the global economy finally got some Friday.
Americans unexpectedly tightened their purse strings a bit in September, sending consumer spending to its first drop in eight months, as income growth slowed, the Commerce Department said Friday.
Americans unexpectedly opened their wallets less in September, with spending posting its first drop in eight months as income growth slowed, the Commerce Department said Friday.
The U.S. economy is showing steady, solid growth despite the shaky global environment, but its resilience will be tested in the coming months.
A federal judge is expected to rule Thursday on the city of Stockton's bankruptcy-recovery plan and whether the city should include slashing pensions for municipal workers among its cost-cutting moves.
The U.S. economy expanded at a solid pace in the third quarter, beating expectations and adding a little more momentum in the face of increased risks from slower global growth and heightened uncertainty in financial markets.
The Obama administration on Thursday will publish new regulations intended to target for-profit career colleges that leave students with debts they cannot repay.
The housing shortage in Los Angeles – possibly the most severe since the end of World War II – is linked to a low minimum wage and a host of other economic issues in the city, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.