WASHINGTON -- Employers added 175,000 new jobs in February and a growing labor force pushed up the unemployment rate a tick, the government said Friday in a report that snapped a down streak and suggests the U.S.
The U.S. trade deficit was little changed in January as a rebound in exports matched an increase in imports. The Commerce Department said on Friday the trade gap was at $39.1 billion from December's revised shortfall of $39.0 billion.
So is he or isn't he? Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, a 64-year-old retired engineer, is denying that he was the creator of Bitcoin. But that didn't stop a bizarre car chase across Los Angeles with reporters tailing a Prius he was riding in.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.
Staples may be suffering death by a thousand paper cuts. The office supply company said on Thursday it will shutter about 12% of its stores in North America by the end of next year as it battles competition from online retailers and discounters.