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Unemployment Benefits Associated Press
A help wanted sign hangs on the door of a Target store in Uniontown, Pa. The Labor Department reported Thursday that 860,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. (Gene J. PuskarSTF)

Business

12.6 million collecting jobless aid

WASHINGTON – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high number of...

September 18, 2020 1:00 am


Financial Markets Wall Street FILE - Marble sculptures occupy the pediment above the New York Stock Exchange signage, Tuesday Aug. 25, 2020, in New York. Stocks are drifting in mixed trading on Wall Street Friday, Sept. 18, as another zig-zag week for markets closes out following their abrupt loss of momentum this month.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) (Bebeto Matthews
STF)

Business

US stocks fall as another bumpy week of trading nears end

September 18, 2020 1:10 pm

Business

Ford to hire 300 at new F-150 plant

DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford says it will add 300 jobs at a new factory that's being built to assemble batteries and manufacture an...

September 18, 2020 1:00 am

Local

Indiana jobless rate falls to 6.4% in August

Indiana's unemployment rate fell to 6.4% in August, down from 7.9% July but up from 3.2% a year earlier, the Indiana Department of...

September 18, 2020 10:31 am

Federal Reserve Associated Press
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, shown in June, reported Wednesday that the central bank plans to keep its interest rate near zero through at least 2023. (Bill O'LearyPOOL)

Business

Fed keeps interest rate near zero

September 17, 2020 1:00 am

Retail Sales Associated Press
Shoppers walk at the Village Pointe shopping mall in Omaha, Neb. Retail sales grew for a fourth consecutive month. (Nati HarnikSTF)

Business

Retail sales rise for fourth month

September 17, 2020 1:00 am

Business

Outlook better for global economy

PARIS – The global economy is not doing as bad as previously expected, especially in the United States and China, but has still...

September 17, 2020 1:00 am