- Solid US jobs report: 295K positions added; rate at 5.5 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. Yet the strong job gains did little to raise wages last month.
- US stocks drop; strong jobs report raises rate hike prospect
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks dropped on Friday as another strong U.S. jobs survey raised the likelihood that the Federal Reserve would start to raise interest rates later this year. The dollar jumped and U.S. government bond prices fell after the report.
- Hyundai recall: Water leak can cause gear shift problem
DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai is recalling more than 26,000 Genesis luxury cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a water leak that can cause the transmission gear shifter to malfunction.
- Nissan recalls more Altimas for hood latch problem
DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling 640,000 more cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a growing problem with faulty latches that can allow hoods to fly open while cars are being driven.
- 4 members of FDA tobacco panel leave after court ruling
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Four members of Food and Drug Administration's tobacco advisory panel, including its chairman, have left after a federal judge ruled some of its members had conflicts of interest, the agency said.
- As euro hits 12-year low, parity with dollar looms
LONDON (AP) — The euro could soon be doing something it's only done a couple of times in its 16-year existence — trading 1-to-1 with the dollar.
- US trade deficit in January falls 8.3 pct. to $41.8 billion
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell.
- Daimler to build van plant in US, creaking 1,300 jobs
LADSON, S.C. (AP) — Daimler AG says it will spend about $500 million and create 1,300 jobs with a new plant near Charleston that will build its Sprinter vans.
- Hiring burst sends bond prices lower, dollar higher
NEW YORK (AP) — News of a burst of hiring last month sent bond prices lower and the dollar higher in early trading in the U.S., while the stock market opened lower.
- Daimler spending $500 million for van plant in South Carolina; will create 1,300 jobs
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Daimler spending $500 million for van plant in South Carolina; will create 1,300 jobs.
- Apple to replace AT&T in Dow
NEW YROK (AP) — Apple is replacing AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average after the close of trading on Wednesday, March 18.
- Apple to replace AT&T in Dow Jones industrial average after the close of trading on March 18
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple to replace AT&T in Dow Jones industrial average after the close of trading on March 18.
- US trade deficit falls 8.3 percent in January to $41.8 billion
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit falls 8.3 percent in January to $41.8 billion.
- US employers added a robust 295K jobs in Feb; jobless rate falls to 5.5 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US employers added a robust 295K jobs in Feb; jobless rate falls to 5.5 pct.
- Another solid month of job gains over 200K expected for Feb.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers are expected to follow the best three-month burst of hiring in 17 years with another solid round of job gains in February.