San Antonio - The state unemployment rate dipped to 5.5 percent in March with Texas employers taking on 9,100 new hires, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday.
Last year was superlative for investors as the S&P 500 finished the year up by nearly 30 percent, the Dow jumped 26.5 percent and the technology heavy Nasdaq skyrocketed by 38.3 percent.
Michaels Stores said Thursday about 2.6 million cards or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach.
FRESNO, Calif. - Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.
Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena has increased the size of its planned share sale from �3bn to �5bn as the troubled lender aims to repay state aid and create a buffer to pass a European-wide bank health check.