On top of a 0.5% jump in average hourly earnings, employers increased hours for workers.
LinkedIn forecast full-year revenue of $3.60-$3.65bn, missing the average analyst estimate of $3.91bn.
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by Michael Lerner The markets punish President Jacob Zuma's surpise decision, showing his loss of credibility.
by Michael Lerner Several major deals are set to be signed for Chinese investment in its gracious ally.
by Michael Lerner The world's first drone-port will enable rapid deliveries of commerce and medical aid.
by Michael Lerner South Africa has suffered a decline in tourism due to strict visa rules.
by Michael Lerner Recently-elected President Mauricio Macri follows through on a key campaign pledge.
by Michael Lerner The country's agricultural sector is set to continue on its course of steady growth, unless el Niño puts puts a damper on things.
by Michael Lerner The country's beef exports have doubled since 2011, but deforestation is a big problem.
by Michael Lerner The up to 30% cuts won't affect the sporting events, but will "trim the fat."
by Michael Lerner Hanoi wants Indian firms to produce drugs locally, part of the 'Make in Vietnam' campaign.
However, Japanese officials have expressed concern about letting Sharp come under foreign control.
by Michael Lerner The country's expanding uranium industry is a much-needed lifeline as oil prices fall.
The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts again on Tuesday.
Syngenta's HQ will remain in Switzerland, and the all-cash deal does not include any job cuts.
Major cosmetics firms are phasing out their use of microbeads, which pollute aquatic environments.
The firm also said it would cut 7,000 jobs by the end of 2017, or nearly 9% of its workforce.
by Michael Lerner The country's ability to attract and retain skilled expatriate workers will secure its future.
Russia said Saudi Arabia had proposed oil production cuts of up to 5%, but nothing definite has been set.
by Michael Lerner Several Western firms have announced expansion plans in the stable monarchy.
by Michael Lerner After sanctions end, Iran will collect transit fees and save on internal oil distribution.
No major oil producers, including OPEC, the U.S., and Russia, are scaling back production.
Chances of it passing Republican-controlled Congress are virtually nil.
The firm's North America sales were excellent, although the aim is to break even in Europe this year.
Capital outlays that peaked at $42.5 billion in 2013 have been reduced by 45% amid low crude oil prices.
by Michael Lerner As the quantity of electronic waste rises globally, firms are starting to realize that recycling and "urban mining" can be profitable.