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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.

How Did BlackBerry Do Everything Wrong?

Blackberry is near the end of an epic tumble, and the path it took from CrackBerry dominance to telecom afterthought bears the classic hallmarks of business implosions past.