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Last Week's Biggest Stock Movers

Martha Stewart stock rises after it announces outsourcing. Netflix, Monster and Urban Outfitters decline on new numbers that don't look good for investors.

America's 7 Most Profitable Products

Successful companies may become giants, with large catalogs of products, but they frequently rely heavily on just one brand for a major chunk of their sales and profits.

5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

From Pandora, which is trying to encourage more of its music streamers to pay, to Monster, which is trying to win back a good rep for its an energy drink, here's a rundown of this week's big winners and losers in the business world.

These Signs Point to Job Growth in 2011

Many Wall Street pundits are surprisingly bullish about the U.S. economy for 2011, but high unemployment continues to ravage Main Street. Still, with corporate profits booming and the stock market rallying, signs are piling up that employment may finally be poised for a comeback too.

Initial Jobless Claims Higher Than Expected

In another setback on the employment front, initial jobless claims jumped a larger than anticipated 20,000 to 457,000, the Labor Department announced Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted initial jobless claims would total 443,000.

Monster Worldwide Says Employment Index Rose 21% in July

Online careers and recruiting company Monster Worldwide (MWW) said its monthly gauge of online labor demand grew 21% in July from a year earlier. Monster said its employment index gained to 138 points in July, compared with 114 points in July 2009, Reuters said. Recruitment activity grew in 18 of the 20 industries that the index monitors.