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Stocks end higher as earnings pour in; market closed Friday
Stocks end higher as earnings pour in; market closed Friday. Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up.
The Bulls Aren't Pinned  Investing Daily
US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in  Washington Post
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Yue Yuen raises welfare contributions for striking workers in Gaobu
Striking workers at the Gaobu factory hold a banner which reads "Give me back my social security [contributions], give me back my housing subsidy," April 14.
Chinese trade group to mediate shoe factory strike  Philly.com
Cheated Shoe Workers Strike, Shut Down Chinese Factories  Care2.com
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County's jobless rate lowest in more than 5 years
AUSTIN - Washington County's jobless rate dropped to its lowest level in more than five years during March, figures from the Texas Workforce Commission show.
Texas job growth slows in March  Dallas Morning News
NB-area jobless rates fall  Herald Zeitung
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California jobless rate unchanged at 8.1 percent
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's unemployment rate held steady at 8.1 percent in March while nearly 12,000 jobs were created.
Payrolls in California grow by 11800  Los Angeles Times
California's March 2014 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Increase by 11800 While the ...  Sierra Sun Times
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'Bumpy' California Enrollment Period Ends With Over 3 Million Health Care Sign ...
California health officials say the open enrollment period for insurance has been 'bumpy' but it has ended with more than 3 million people signed up for coverage.
Obamacare Enrollment Nears 1.4 Million in California Exchange  Government Technology
Covered California approves $89M in additional spending  Sacramento Business Journal
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China March New Home Price Increases Ease on Tighter Credit
Low-rise and high-rise residential buildings stand at the Sea Shore of China development in the Sanya Bay district of Sanya, Hainan Province, China.
China's 7% House Price Gain May Be Envy Of US Homeowners, But It Spells ...  International Business Times
China new-home prices slow gains in March  MarketWatch
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Wal-Mart's money transfer business will target low-income customers
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business. The world's largest retailer introduced a new money transfer service Thursday that it says will cut fees for its low-income customers by ...
Walmart destroying MoneyGram and Western Union with new money transfer ...  Vox
A New Way for Walmart to Cash In  Slate Magazine (blog)
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The best (and worst) jobs for 2014
CareerCast is out with their annual ranking of the 10 best and 10 worst jobs for 2014, and let's just say that math and science guys everywhere are about to high-five.
Best and worst jobs of 2014 revealed; Did yours make the list?  State Column
10 best, worst jobs of 2014  KTAR.com
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Saudi Arabia plans world's tallest tower
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia is scheduled to begin building the world's tallest tower next week, which will soar 1 km in to the sky when completed.
World's Tallest Building Set for Construction in Saudi Arabia  ABC News (blog)
Number of Saudi students in US reaches 111000  Arab News
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China auto show opens amid environmental, growth concerns
BEIJING (AFP) - Leading automakers are gathering in Beijing on Sunday for the kickoff of China's biggest car show, but lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions in the world's largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix.
Chinese Car Makers Struggle to Lure Buyers  Wall Street Journal
Beijing auto show opens amid market slowdown  Times of India
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