NewsWatch: Jobs market clouded by storms in February


Archive for February, 2010

NewsWatch: Jobs market clouded by storms in February

Bad weather likely means disappointing data in report due out this week. (1 hour ago)

NewsWatch: Tsunami warnings across Pacific after Chile quake

Wave is racing across Pacific at speeds of jhundreds of miles an hour; 8-foot wave expected in some parts of Hawaii. (1 hour ago)

International investing: The whole world in your portfolio

A primer on how to make overseas investing work for you If you’ve heard about the turmoil in overseas markets — the demonstrations in Greece, the Federal Reserve Board’s investigation of Wall Street’s role in hiding the debt crisis there and talk of a possible default — then I’m guessing you’re a tad worried about what all this might do to your investments. (14 mins ago)

Becker jurors at a ‘stalemate,’ sent home for the day

ALLISON — Jurors in Mark Becker’s murder trial were sent home early today after indicating they were deadlocked. (46 mins ago)

NewsWatch: Toyota president apologizes, vows diligence

SAN FRANCISCO – Toyota’s president, in a performance watched closely around the world, offered lawmakers and his biggest market a dramatic mea culpa Wednesday, putting his storied family’s honor on the line as he vows to restore luster to the automaker’s tarnished brand. (4 mins ago)

How credit card reforms will affect you

Credit card reform that takes effect Monday outlaws some of the industry’s most controversial practices, but other irksome practices remain. (45 mins ago)

Itt Boosts Quarterly Dividend

The payout represents an increase of 18% over last quarter’s dividend. (21 mins ago)

Despite reforms, costly loans and cards remain

You can still get credit if your finances are a mess. It will just cost dearly. (2 hours ago)

Tracking trend: A Blippy on the radar?

SAN FRANCISCO By asking what’s happening or what’s on our minds, Facebook and Twitter have prodded people to broadcast just about anything, from what they ate for lunch to what movie they’re going to see. (24 mins ago)

Social site Blippy channels Twitter by letting users post, comment on purchases

SAN FRANCISCO – By asking what’s happening or what’s on our minds, Facebook and Twitter have prodded people to broadcast just about anything, from what they ate for lunch to what movie they’re going to see. (7 mins ago)