The Journal Gazette


Area jobless rate dips below 5%

Almost 2,500 more people were employed in October than in September, and 2,300 fewer people were actively seeking work.

November 24, 2020 1:00 am

Consumer Confidence FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, file photo, passers-by examine a storefront window in Boston's fashionable Newbury Street shopping district. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) (Steven Senne


US consumer confidence drops to 96.1 as virus spreads

November 24, 2020 11:00 am

Japan Financial Markets A man wearing a protective face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (Eugene Hoshiko


Stocks climb on Wall Street as Biden transition begins

November 24, 2020 10:30 am

Virus Outbreak Small Business Owners Associated Press
When Laurina Esposito, co-owner of Espo Restoration, which specializes in restoring Porsches, was very ill with COVID-19 for three weeks, she did as much work as she could on her laptop in bed.  (Marcio Jose SanchezSTF)


When the boss gets sick

November 23, 2020 1:00 am