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Farm Bill Deal Would Limit Food-Stamp Cuts

House and Senate negotiators have reached a bipartisan agreement on the long-overdue U.S. farm bill that trims spending on food stamps for poor Americans by about 1 percent.

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

The old ways of thinking about your career no longer apply. But with a little planning, and thinking outside the box, you can almost guarantee that you will always have a job.

U.S. Job Growth Weakest in 3 Years

Employers hired the fewest workers in almost three years in December, but the setback was likely to be temporary amid signs that cold weather might have had an impact.

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall as Layoffs Ebb

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week fell slightly more than expected, pointing to an economy that was continuing to gain steam.

Senate Delays Vote on Jobless Bill

The U.S. Senate abruptly postponed until Tuesday a vote on a White House-backed bill to extend jobless benefits for 1.3 million Americans.

Can Stocks Weather Grim Profit Outlooks?

U.S. companies are sounding the alarm on fourth-quarter earnings, lowering profit estimates just as the stock market is poised to end its best year since 1998.

7 New Trends in Retirement

Your retirement is likely to be quite different from what your parents experienced. Here's seven current trends in the world of retirement.

Are You Earning Too Little?

Earning too little money is a common problem, but there is something those who would like to bring home more cash can do about it.