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Business Highlights
Published: 02/06/16
Stocks lose more ground as jobs report disappoints

Stocks lose more ground as jobs report disappoints

Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
Published: 02/06/16

HSBC reaches $470M deal with US, states over banking abuses

HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the federal government and nearly all states to resolve banking abuses that helped intensify the nation's financial crisis
Published: 02/05/16
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth

Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth

It's worth looking past the so-so job growth in January
Published: 02/05/16

Hopeful sign for US economy: Job hunting ticks up

For most of the slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of Americans have huddled on the sidelines of the job market
Published: 02/05/16
Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing

Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing

U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, Americans are spending a little less, and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves
Published: 02/05/16
Merkel praises Portugal's financial recovery, warns of risks

Merkel praises Portugal's financial recovery, warns of risks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is praising debt-heavy Portugal's economic recovery after a bailout while cautioning its new government against going back to borrow-and-spend policies
Published: 02/05/16
US exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession

US exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession

The US trade deficit rose in December as American exports fell for a third straight month, reflecting the pressures of a stronger dollar and spreading global weakness
Published: 02/05/16
Why pensions are the new flashpoint in Greece's crisis

Why pensions are the new flashpoint in Greece's crisis

Hemmed in by grim reality and hawkish bailout creditors, Greece's leftwing-led government is attempting the seemingly impossible _ to reform its unviable pension system without cutting pensions, largely by hiking social security contributions
Published: 02/05/16

US trade deficit up in 2015; exports drop for first time since recession amid strong dollar, global weakness

US trade deficit up in 2015; exports drop for first time since recession amid strong dollar, global weakness
Published: 02/05/16