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Iraqi Refugees Struggle For Peace In America

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

The Iraq War may be officially over, but for thousands of Iraqis who fled to America during the conflict, there’s no going home. Many left successful careers to settle in Detroit, where finding a future is a challenge.

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Unemployed Rely More On Family Than Government

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

A Kaiser Family Foundation and NPR survey shows that many people enduring long-term joblessness have been relying more heavily on friends and family than government or other safety net services to get by. Many surveyed also say that, so far, the federal government’s efforts to boost the economy and job market have done more harm than good.

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First 79 Of The 100+ Sears And Kmart Stores Being Closed Are Identified

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Sears Holdings plans to close 100 to 120 of its locations as it seeks to cut costs. So far, Florida is home to the most that will be shuttered — 11.

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RLPC-EMEA syndicated loans hit 4-year high

Friday, December 30th, 2011

* Activity slows in fourth quarter as deleveraging increases

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Economy gaining momentum, housing shows a pulse

Friday, December 30th, 2011

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New U.S. claims for jobless benefits rose last week but the underlying trend pointed to an improving labor market, while regional factory data showed the economy gaining…

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