| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:40 PM
California's economy sent out mixed signals in July: The unemployment rate inched up, but employers still added 38,100 jobs, one of the biggest gains for the state since the recession officially ended in February 2010.
The jobless rate ticked up to 8.7%...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- It’s a battle between one of the nation’s largest newspapers and what is suspected to be a group of hackers supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad, and for the moment at least, the hackers appear to be winning.
The New York...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence tumbled this month to its lowest level since April amid rising interest rates and sluggish job creation.
The preliminary September consumer sentiment reading Friday from the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Retailers this season won’t hire more holiday workers than they did last year, when the number of temporary workers brought onboard reached a 12-year high, according to a new forecast.
Instead, the Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. consultancy...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Retailers' annual surge of holiday hiring will be more muted this year, according to a new forecast.
Stores and distribution centers are likely to add 665,800 workers to their head counts from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, consulting firm Challenger, Gray &...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:42 AM
WASHINGTON --Thomson Reuters Corp. said Monday it would suspend the early access it sells to some clients of its twice-monthly consumer confidence index.
The company, which conducts the widely watched Survey of Consumers with the University of Michigan,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors.
Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Teens and bargain hunters propelled retail sales in April, but couldn’t save the industry from the dampening effects of chilly weather and continuing economic worries.
A monthly measure of same-store sales rose 3.7% last month, according to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Cinchcast Inc. -- parent company of BlogTalkRadio, which bills itself as the Internet’s largest social broadcasting platform -- has landed a big name to help chart its future.
Sports heavyweight Steve Bornstein, chief executive of the NFL Network,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Matthew Keys, the Thomson Reuters deputy social media editor indicted Thursday for allegedly conspiring with members of the hacking group “Anonymous” to infiltrate a Tribune site, reassured friends on Twitter that he is "fine." He said that it...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Thomson Reuters has "dismantled" the work computer of deputy social media editor Matthew Keys after he was indicted Thursday for allegedly conspiring with members of the hacking group “Anonymous” to infiltrate a Tribune site, the wire...