December Jobs Report: 312,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment Slightly Rises

The U.S. economy added 312,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in the month of December and the unemployment rate trickled up slightly to 3.9 percent, the Department of Labor (DOL) reported on Friday morning. The number blew past economists’ expectations who forecasted

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News Updates for the Week of December 5

1.      The Math Changes on Bulbs – Companies like Wal-Mart Stores Inc., GNC Corp. and Caesars Entertainment Corp. are shelling out for the advanced new lights. Consumers can get by using CFL bulbs in their lamps. But for specialized commercial

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News Updates for the Week of May 9

1. Controlling LEDs by Lutron’s Amanda Beebe and Ethan Biery – Ten years ago, many people didn’t even know what an LED was. Today, they’re the new hot item on the shelves – and everyone wants to use them. Often,

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News Updates for the Week of April 4

1. Osram to Spark Lighting M&A After Siemens Spin-Off – Lighting group Osram will pursue takeovers and alliances once it is spun out of German conglomerate Siemens in an initial public offering (IPO) late this year. An analyst said Osram

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