Posts Tagged: economy

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Unemployment rate drops in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois’ drop in unemployment is a sign that his policies addressing the state’s business climat...
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Aldi to hire for two stores

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Aldi grocery store is looking for employees for a pair of St. Louis area locations. The grocery chain will be holding a h...
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Missouri sees modest consumer spending increase

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new federal report shows modest consumer spending increases in Missouri as the state’s economy continues to improve fiv...
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Consumer spending on the rise in Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were be...
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Survey: Midwest economy falters in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has slumped after hitting a three-year high a month ear...
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Illinois unemployment rate drops to 7.1%

CHICAGO (AP) – The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois unemployment dropped in June to 7.1 percent. It was the fourth straight...
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USPS hiring in the St. Louis area

The United States Postal Services wants candidates to fill immediate openings. The USPS is looking for City Carrier Assistants in the metro area. The ...
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Missouri’s unemployment rate drops in June

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A new report says Missouri’s unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 6.5 percent from 6.6 percent the month ...
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Wall Street loses ground after 7 strong days

NEW YORK (AP) – Traders on Wall Street hope they aren’t seeing the start of a summer lull after the market’s latest record-setting r...
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Illinois jobless rate drops again

CHICAGO (AP) – The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois’ unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent in May. It was the third c...