WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a continuing strengthening of labor market conditions.
Recent Business News
- Target Corp appointed former PepsiCo Inc executive Brian Cornell as CEO and chairman as it tries to regain customer confidence following a devastating data breach that hurt the retailer's earnings and reputation.
- DirecTV , the No.1 U.S. satellite TV provider, reported quarterly revenue above analysts' estimates as the soccer World Cup helped it add subscribers in Latin America and prices increased in the United States.
Good news: the economy bounced back last quarter.