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Would sir care to try on a dry martini for size?
Endless lines. Pushy crowds. Hearing "The Twelve Days of Christmas" for the umpteenth time in a matter of hours. Spend a little time shopping this holiday season, and odds are good you'll want a good stiff drink. Not that you need to abandon your basket to grab one.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:41:54 GMT
More jobs, yes, but wage growth holds up recovery
The job market may be gradually improving, but the gains aren't showing up in worker's paychecks. And the resulting belt-tightening continues to weigh on an economy heavily dependent on consumer spending.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:23:01 GMT
Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had disrupted the largest network of compromised personal computers, involving some 2 million machines around the world, since it stepped up its battle against organized online criminals three years ago.The Redmond, Wash.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:03:32 GMT
That retirement crisis? Not so bad, after all
Don't look now, but some of the same folks who have been spreading fear about the woeful lack of retirement readiness among American workers have something new to say on the subject: a financial industry study that asserts that we're doing a lot better than we think.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:02:18 GMT
Stocks surge on better-than-expected jobs figures
Stocks surged on Friday, with the S&P 500 bouncing back from a five-session drop, after the November jobs report came in better than expected.The Dow Jones Industrial Average was 137 points higher in early morning trading, and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were also sharply higher.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:50:17 GMT
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