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Senate to take up unemployment insurance extension

Senate to take up unemployment insurance extension

WASHINGTON — Legislation extending unemployment insurance for the long-term jobless faces a key test vote in the Senate, its momentum helped by about 60 popular tax breaks for individuals and businesses that expired at the end of last year — including support for biodiesel production.

Employers vs. Consumers: Who will blink first?

Employers vs. Consumers: Who will blink first?

To understand why jobs are so scarce, consider John McFarland and Nicole Rosen. The two share something in common: They’re reluctant to spend freely.

Navistar proposes world headquarters move

Navistar proposes world headquarters move

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Navistar is proposing to invest more than $100 million to move its world headquarters to Lisle, Ill., at the site of the former East Lucent Campus, generating and preserving more than 7,000 direct and indirect jobs, the company said. The headquarters would house Navistar’s administration, engineering and research and development. The plan requires the final approval of the Village of Lisle.

YRC gets delisting notice; reverse split planned

YRC gets delisting notice; reverse split planned

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — YRC Worldwide Inc. said on Friday that it has gotten a delisting notice from the Nasdaq Stock Market, and that it plans a reverse split of its stock by the end of June.

Unemployment rate unchanged as 36,000 jobs lost, trucking loses 4,300

Unemployment rate unchanged as 36,000 jobs lost, trucking loses 4,300

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent in February as employers shed fewer jobs than expected, evidence that the job market may be slowly healing.

Factory orders post 1.7 percent January rise

Factory orders post 1.7 percent January rise

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories posted the biggest increase in four months in January, led by a surge in demand for commercial aircraft. The increase was another sign that manufacturing is helping to support the economic recovery.

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