WASHINGTON—The number of U.S. workers filing applications for jobless benefits last week rose from a four-decade low, but the broader trend suggests the labor market is strengthening.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has thrown down a challenge to his critics by calling a “referendum” of Syriza party members on Greece's latest bailout agreement, saying his government had made “difficult choices” to protect the country from ...
LONDON— Royal Dutch Shell RDS.A 1.02 % PLC announced plans to slash 6,500 jobs Thursday amid a slump in oil prices that has sent a wave of job cuts rippling through the industry.
NEW YORK, July 30 Closely followed bond investor Bill Gross on Thursday said the Federal Reserve is beginning to recognize that ultra low interest rates increasingly have negative as well as positive consequences.
A small crop-duster manufacturer and a Texas company that exports oil equipment fret about losing 25 percent to 40 percent of their sales.