Economy

 Target store in Hialeah, Fla
January 10, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Macy's saw only a slight increase of 1.1 percent in sales during November-December at stores opened at least year.
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(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 10:46 am
U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government.
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Trader Gregory Rowe, left, and specialist Mario Picone work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018.
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 27, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Wall Street staged a swift, last-minute turnaround Thursday that rescued stocks from a steep dive and put the market on track to end a topsy-turvy, volatile week with a gain.
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 27, 2018 - 2:36 pm
2018 was a big year in business news. A trade war heated up between the U.S. and China, Facebook's stock took a face-plant, and two big tech companies reached $1 trillion in value, although that was before this fall's stock market rout. Test your knowledge of this year's notable events in business...
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Stores offering sales
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
December 26, 2018 - 12:12 pm
Americans buoyed by a strong economy pushed holiday sales growth to a six-year high.
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Specialist Mario Picone works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 26, 2018 - 11:19 am
Investors returned from the Christmas holiday break in a buying mood Wednesday.
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November 15, 2018 - 3:29 pm
Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010.
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Ivanka Trump, right, and White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, center, listen as President Donald Trump speaks during the "Our Pledge to America's Workers" event
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
October 31, 2018 - 6:00 pm
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that more than 160 companies and organizations have pledged to provide more than 6 million new career opportunities for Americans.
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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
October 16, 2018 - 11:53 am
U.S. employers posted the most jobs in two decades in August, and hiring also reached a record high, fresh evidence that companies are desperate to staff up amid solid economic growth.
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 11, 2018 - 3:10 pm
Stocks are tumbling for a second straight day, with the Dow Jones industrials falling as much as 2.5 percent and the benchmark S&P 500 suffering a similar decline.
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