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Business U.S. job openings near 13-year high, hiring rises U.S. job openings near 13-year high, hiring rises
The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to the fastest pace in nearly seven years, two signs the job market is slowly healing.
Business Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board
Walgreen has named Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board, and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director for the nation's largest drugstore chain.
Business Treasury to limit profitability of overseas shifts Treasury to limit profitability of overseas shifts
The Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries, Treasury Jacob Lew said Monday.
Business U.S. job growth slows to 142,000, fewest in 8 months U.S. job growth slows to 142,000, fewest in 8 months
U.S. employers added the fewest jobs in eight months in August, snapping a streak of robust gains and surprising analysts because recent reports had suggested that the economy was steadily improving.