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California Inc.: State hopes for a fourth straight month of job gains

January 15, 2018 |

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

The U.S. stock market is closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. When trading resumes…


L.A. Times – Business

Merkel Edges Closer to Fourth Term as German Chancellor

January 12, 2018 |

Angela Merkel took a big step toward clinching a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor when her conservative party and its center-left rivals agreed on the broad lines of a renewed alliance.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Sinking energy stocks pull S&P 500 to fourth straight loss

December 6, 2017 |

U.S. stocks took another small step backward on Wednesday after a plunge in the price of oil dragged down shares of energy producers. The losses overshadowed gains for technology companies and other areas of the market.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dipped by a fraction of a point, down 0.30…


L.A. Times – Business

Fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambush identified

October 7, 2017 |

The Pentagon on Saturday identified a fourth U.S. soldier killed earlier this week in the West African country of Niger.
FOX News

Flying Puke Interrupts Live Fourth of July TV Interview

July 5, 2017 |

Attacks on the media are increasing in frequency—and now they include flying vomit. The New York Post reports Wendy Burch of California’s KTLA was covering an annual Fourth of July competition in which participants run a mile, swim a mile, and chug a sixer of beer. Surrounded by shirtless…
Newser

TMZ

Celebs Get in Fourth of July Spirit!!!

July 4, 2017 |

There was no shortage of celebrities proudly wearing their favorite red, white & blue garbs and enjoying the festivities that come with celebrating Independence Day — from Christina Aguilera draped in the American flag to Lance Bass…

TMZ.com

TMZ

Guess The Sexy Stars in Red, White & Blue … Happy Fourth of July!

July 4, 2017 |

Atteeeeeeeeention! While you grub on barbeque and binge on brewskis try to guess which sexy stars are reppin’ red, white & blue bikinis.  ‘Merica!

TMZ.com

Happy Fourth! NJ Shutdown Closes Parks, Beaches

July 2, 2017 |

As the Fourth of July holiday gets underway, the state of New Jersey closed its doors—along with its tourist attractions including Liberty State Park, state-run beaches, historic sites, rec areas, and all 40 state parks, as a budget throwdown gave way to a government shutdown. Writing at the Star…
Newser

Stocks rise for fourth day in a row, erasing most of last week’s decline

May 23, 2017 |

U.S. stocks rose Tuesday for the fourth day in a row as they continued to recover the ground they lost last week. Major indexes approached record highs again.

Most of the gains went to banks, which surged as bond yields jumped. Higher bond yields enable banks to charge higher rates on loans. Banks…


L.A. Times – Business

North Korea Detains Fourth U.S. Citizen for ‘Hostile Acts’

May 8, 2017 |

North Korea detained a U.S. citizen tied to a Christian-backed university in Pyongyang, state media said, just two weeks after arresting one of his colleagues.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia