Tag Archives: The Economy

Last jobs report before election shows economy in ‘virtual standstill’

Last jobs report before election shows economy in ‘virtual standstill’ The final monthly jobs report before Election Day offered a mixed bag of economic evidence that quickly became political putty for the presidential candidates, with the unemployment rate ticking up … Continue reading

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Navistar Closing Garland Truck Plant, 900 Jobs Eliminated

Navistar Closing Garland Truck Plant, 900 Jobs Eliminated Navistar International Corp. has announced plans to close its Dallas-area truck plant and eliminate the 900 jobs. Illinois-based Navistar says its Garland facility will cease operations by the first half of 2013. … Continue reading

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Chavez win in Venezuela sets new challenges

Chavez win in Venezuela sets new challenges CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuelans awakened on Monday to the prospect of another six years under President Hugo Chavez as the leftist president’s supporters celebrated his victory against a youthful rival and a … Continue reading

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