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  • KB Home shares rise as builder posts impressive sales, profit

    KB Home shares rise as builder posts impressive sales, profit
    KB Home Inc. shares were up nearly 7% in early trading Wednesday after the Los Angeles home builder said it posted a first-quarter profit for the first time since 2007. Revenue, home prices and future orders rose significantly as the company continued...
  • Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve: What to watch for Wednesday

    Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve: What to watch for Wednesday
    WASHINGTON -- Janet L. Yellen, who broke the Federal Reserve's glass ceiling, marks two more milestones Wednesday, wrapping up her initial policymaking meeting as chairwoman then facing reporters' questions for the first time since taking office last...
  • Stocks close higher after reports on economy, Ukraine

    Stocks close higher after reports on economy, Ukraine
    Encouraging news on the economy gave the stock market a boost on Tuesday. Stocks also rose on expectations that the conflict between Russia and the West wouldn't escalate further. Russia's President Vladimir Putin is preparing to complete the annexation...
  • Top CEOs more optimistic about economy, but worry about slow growth

    Top CEOs more optimistic about economy, but worry about slow growth
    WASHINGTON — Top U.S. chief executives are more optimistic about the economy than they were three months ago, but warned that growth still was below normal and required national policy changes, according to survey results released Tuesday....
  • Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market

    Report: Super-rich, favoring just a few artists, drive art market
    Culture Monster has seen a picture of the global art market, and it looks very much like a portobello mushroom. The glimpse came not in a photograph, painting or drawing, but from the 83-page annual “TEFAF Art Market Report” issued...
  • High demand for pot jobs: huge turnout at Colorado marijuana job fair

    High demand for pot jobs: huge turnout at Colorado marijuana job fair
    Looking for a job as a bud-tender? Get in line. A marijuana-industry job fair in Colorado saw a massive turnout Thursday of job seekers who waited in line for information about employment in the expanding industry following the legalization of...
  • Retail sales rise more than expected in February

    Retail sales rise more than expected in February
    With the first hint of spring sunshine last month, shoppers began emerging from hibernation, fueling hopes that a particularly bitter winter was to blame for the sour economic signals of recent months. Retail sales rose 0.3% to $427.2 billion in...
  • March Madness will boost office morale, drop productivity, study says

    March Madness will boost office morale, drop productivity, study says
    March Madness is only a few days away, and employers can expect worker productivity to plummet once the annual college basketball tournament kicks off, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. In its latest estimate, the firm said it...
  • Fed official says weak data caused by weather, should not slow taper

    Fed official says weak data caused by weather, should not slow taper
    Bad weather is largely responsible for some recent weak economic data and should not lead the Federal Reserve to stop reducing a key stimulus program, a top central bank official said Monday. Instead, with economic growth still forecast to pick up...
  • U.S. economy adds 175,000 jobs in February despite harsh weather

    U.S. economy adds 175,000 jobs in February despite harsh weather
    WASHINGTON — Employers churned out more new jobs than expected last month despite snowstorms and bone-chilling weather that kept consumers and workers at home through much of the country. The U.S. economy added a surprisingly robust 175,000 net...
  • California unemployment rate falls to 8.1% despite drop in payrolls

    California unemployment rate falls to 8.1% despite drop in payrolls
    If ever there was a mixed jobs report with conflicting indicators, Friday's was it. The California Employment Development Department reported that state employers shed nearly 32,000 net jobs in January, the first monthly loss since June 2011. Despite...