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The U.S. economy likely added a solid number of jobs in November and personal spending probably matched the biggest increase in four months, according to economists polled by MarketWatch.
U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, aiming to snap a five-session losing streak after a stronger-than-anticipated monthly jobs report.
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Despite the recession and the slow job growth in the past decade, there are several occupations that have seen nearly explosive growth over that period.
Bob Dylan's controversial sunburst Fender Stratocaster, played at a festival marking the artist's shift from folk to rock n' roll, goes up for auction Friday at Christie's in New York.
Stock futures were rising Friday ahead of the monthly jobs report that many hope/fear will shed light on the timing of Federal Reserve tapering.
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A Wall Street Journal MarketWatch slideshow that ranked the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System as the fourth-most threatened state pension system in the country failed to account for 2012 changes meant to shore up the system and assumed a low rate of return going forward.
Forty years after the death of Kung Fu legend Bruce Lee, his famous yellow and black jumpsuit from his last movie was auctioned Thursday night in Hong Kong for 780,000 Hong Kong dollars , among 14 personal items sold all together for more than HK$2.19 million.
U.S. stocks leaned lower on Thursday, putting the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average on pace for a fifth straight down day, as better-than-expected readings on employment and economic growth boosted bets that a stimulus reduction could come this month.
New homes sold at an annual rate of 444,000 in October, up 25.4 percent from 354,000 in September.
Pope Francis has come under heavy fire in recent days for what some perceive as a passionate attack on global capitalism .
This week, Encore.org , a San Francisco-based nonprofit that promotes second careers in the nonprofit sector, is handing out Purpose Prizes , its answer to the MacArthur Foundation's "genius" awards.
Topsy allows users to analyze millions of Twitter posts, helping them figure out trends, identify influential Twitter users and measure the effectiveness of campaigns on the social network.
Growth in the services side of the U.S. economy likely ticked up in November, according to economists polled by MarketWatch.
John Nyaradi is Publisher of Wall Street Sector Selector , a financial media site focused on news, analysis and information about exchange traded funds and global financial and economic developments.