U.S. manufacturing output rose in September, led by gains for aerospace products, furniture, clothing and plastics.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week, a positive signal for the labor market that could counter doubts over whether the economy is shifting into a higher gear.
The U.S. labor market remains far from normal with many companies preferring to use part-time workers, said Dennis Lockhart, the president of the Atlanta Fed, on Thursday.
The College for Creative Studies is working with a business that makes watches and other goods in Detroit on plans for a degree program in fashion accessories design, officials said Thursday.
Shares of iBio soared 42% in active premarket trade Thursday, after the company said it has offered to assist the U.S. government by making its proprietary antibody production technology available to deal with the current Ebola virus outbreak.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell 74 percent on one-time costs such as retiring older planes, although the results excluding those items beat expectations.
The Federal Reserve should hike rates sooner rather than later to avoid a chance that inflation will accelerate, said Charles Plosser, president of the Philadelphia Fed, on Thursday.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest signal that companies are cutting few workers and hiring could remain healthy.
The number of people who applied for U.S. jobless benefits fell 23,000 to 264,000 in the week that ended Oct. 11, hitting the lowest level since April 2000, showing that employers are laying off few workers, according to government data released Thursday.
Bank of America Corp. was upgraded to an outperform from market perform by analysts at FBR & Co., citing drastically reduced litigation expenses going forward.
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