Events and policies have conspired to propel the stock market to new heights. Will it keep rising? And, a look at the "fluky" labor report.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange with a magazine cover of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photographer: Justin Lane/EPA.
The job market rebounded from a two-month slump in February as employers added 175,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from 6.6%, the Labor Department said Friday.
After heading downward for several months, the unemployment rate in San Bernardino County abruptly went back up in January, according to data released by the California Employment Development Department (EDD).
CAIRO - A militia group that has blockaded Libya's main oil ports for more than six months began on Saturday to sell the oil for its own accounts as the weak transitional government appeared powerless to stop it.