ADP: Businesses added just 147,000 jobs in October

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Economists expected 165,000 payroll gains             
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WASHINGTON - A U.S. trade panel has ruled that low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, raising the possibility of the ...
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The future U.S. Navy submarine USS Colorado, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics Electric Boat, has been delivered to the service.
(Reuters) - Wall Street was little changed in late morning trading on Friday as losses in financial and healthcare stocks were offset by gains in energy and industrial stocks.
LONDON (Reuters) - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users i
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CALGARY - The Canadian company whose proposal to build an LNG export terminal in Oregon was derailed by regulators last year has resubmitted its application for a bigger, more expensive ......
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Carmakers squeezed between carbon emissions cuts and falling sales of fuel-efficient diesels have used the Frankfurt auto show to spotlight a future generation of electric cars t
TORONTO - North American stock markets were in the red in late-morning trading as the Canadian dollar edged higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 3.53 points to 15,451.39, after 90 ...
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Student-housing rents for the University of Central Florida increased by more than 5 percent this fall from a year earlier and almost all student complexes are full with waiting lists, according to an
(Reuters) - Phillips 66 Partners LP said on Friday it would buy pipeline and other assets from parent Phillips 66 in a $2.4 billion deal that strengthens the master limited partnership's presence in
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