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Selected new California labor laws

November 27, 2013 |

Most are effective on Jan. 1, 2014

    




L.A. Times – Business

HP reported fiscal fourth-quarter sales that topped analyst estimates

November 27, 2013 |

Hewlett-Packard posted net income of $ 1.4 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter, as cost cuts stemming from its ongoing restructuring more than offset the effects of sluggish computer demand.

    




L.A. Times – Business

Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving

November 27, 2013 |

Big chains are on a ‘charm offensive’ to show they appreciate their employees and respect the holiday. But some people are calling for a store boycott on turkey day.

When retailers opened on Thanksgiving last year, workers protested outside stores and holiday purists grumbled online — a distracting sideshow in what ultimately proved to be a less-than-robust sales season.

    




L.A. Times – Business

Housing data boost U.S. outlook

November 27, 2013 |

Prices post gains in September, and permits for new homes hit 5-year high.

Home prices across the U.S. are showing signs of slower growth, but a recent upswing in new construction plans is injecting the market with optimism that the housing recovery has more momentum left.

    




L.A. Times – Business

AeroVironment earnings drop 80%

November 27, 2013 |

Drone maker AeroVironment depends largely on funding from the Pentagon, which is winding down its presence in the Middle East and preparing for budget cuts.

Monrovia drone maker AeroVironment Inc. reported an 80% downturn in quarterly net income after a drop in military contracts for its small robotic aircraft.

    




L.A. Times – Business

Kia recalls nearly 80,000 Sedona minivans for corrosion issue

November 27, 2013 |

Kia is recalling nearly 80,000 Sedona minivans to fix a part of the suspension that can corrode over time and may break.

    




L.A. Times – Business

Thanksgiving gas prices down from last year

November 26, 2013 |

Drivers on Thanksgiving will save a few pennies at the pump compared with Turkey Day last year.

    




L.A. Times – Business

As Black Friday nears, consumer sentiment drops further

November 26, 2013 |

WASHINGTON — For retailers, this is not comforting news on the eve of Black Friday: Consumer sentiment continued to sag this month, failing to rebound from the plunge in October caused by the federal government shutdown and budget impasse in Washington.

    




L.A. Times – Business

Credit-card binge leaves many Brazilians deep in debt

November 26, 2013 |

In Brazil, credit has soared in the last 10 years and helped power the nation through the financial crisis, but high interest rates have led to climbing defaults.

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — With a stable job as a home health worker, Maria Conceição decided it was time to live a little.

    




L.A. Times – Business

Qualcomm is focus of antitrust investigation in China

November 26, 2013 |

China’s National Development and Reform Commission has advised that specific details of the investigation are confidential, chip maker Qualcomm says.

Qualcomm Inc., the world’s largest maker of chips for smartphones, said the Chinese government was investigating the company related to an anti-monopoly law.

    




L.A. Times – Business