YORK - York County's unemployment rate dropped more than a half percent between July and August, according to the Nebraska Department of Labor.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Nigerian Lagos State's National Long-term rating to 'AA+(nga)' from 'AA(nga). The Outlook is Stable.
San Joaquin County's unemployment rate tumbled in August to 10.3 percent, down sharply from a revised 11.1 percent in July, as public and private schools began a new instructional year, state employment officials reported Friday.
Occupy Wall Street has been on a debt-abolishing tear lately -- recently buying nearly $4 million in student loans from debt collectors and then forgiving it.
The Conference Board said on Friday that its index of leading indicators rose 0.2 percent in August, the seventh consecutive increase.