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U.S. Adds 136,000 Jobs; Unemployment Hits 50-Year Low of 3.5%

U.S. Adds 136,000 Jobs; Unemployment Hits 50-Year Low of 3.5%

By Christopher Rugaber | Oct 4
U.S. employers added a modest 136,000 jobs in September, enough to help lower the unemployment rate to a new five-decade low of 3.5%.

Strong Summer Sales Makes H&M's Profit Jump 25%

Strong Summer Sales Makes H&M's Profit Jump 25%

Oct 3
Low-cost fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB says its third-quarter profit jumped 25% to 5 billion kronor on strong summer sales as the Swedish group's recovery is well underway after a strategy shift.

AP Fact Check: Trump Wrongly Blames Fed for Factory Woes

AP Fact Check: Trump Wrongly Blames Fed for Factory Woes

By Josh Boak and Christopher Rugaber | Oct 2
Trump essentially argues that the Fed's rate hikes last year pushed up the value of the dollar, which makes U.S. goods more expensive overseas. His argument is a distortion that attempts to downplay the negative consequences from escalati

EU Makes Appeal to U.S.: Let's Avoid Another Tariff War

EU Makes Appeal to U.S.: Let's Avoid Another Tariff War

Oct 2
The European Union made a last-ditch appeal Wednesday to U.S. President Donald Trump to avoid any tit-for-tat tariff war as the global trade governing body prepares to issue a ruling that could allow him to impose billions in duties on EU produce.

San Francisco Residents Use Rocks to Block Homeless Camping

San Francisco Residents Use Rocks to Block Homeless Camping

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Oct 2
A group of San Francisco neighbors said they had to do something to make their street safe. Their answer? Some giant rocks.

Forever 21 Bankruptcy Reflects Teens' New Shopping Behavior

Forever 21 Bankruptcy Reflects Teens' New Shopping Behavior

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 1
For years, teens flocked to Forever 21's massive stores at the nation's malls for its speedy take on fashion, like its $5 shimmery halter tops and $25 dresses.

Housing Woes Push into 2020 Campaign from Nevada and Beyond

Housing Woes Push into 2020 Campaign from Nevada and Beyond

By Michelle L. Price and Nicholas Riccardi | Sep 30
The problems around housing costs represent the seeds of a political debate likely to grow as high rents and home prices spread from expensive cities such as Los Angeles and New York to once-affordable pockets like Las Vegas and Reno.

Forever 21 Fashion Chain Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Forever 21 Fashion Chain Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 30
Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a once-hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and changing consumer tastes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Millennial Money: Sneaky Ways Burnout Hurts Your Bottom Line

Millennial Money: Sneaky Ways Burnout Hurts Your Bottom Line

By Amrita Jayakumar | Sep 28
The gig economy, the temptations of social media and the high expectations millennials have of themselves contribute to a trend of burnout, behavioral finance experts say.

South Sudan Launches Mobile Money to Boost Recovery from War

South Sudan Launches Mobile Money to Boost Recovery from War

By Sam Mednick | Sep 28
South Sudan has launched mobile money, the ability to send and receive funds by phone, in an attempt to boost the economy after a five-year civil war killed almost 400,000 people.

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