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Small Businesses Add 58,000 New Jobs, ADP Reports

A report suggests growth of private sector employment beat projections by almost 50,000 jobs in January 2018 and small businesses were a big part of that growth. Economists were projecting an increase of 185,000 private sector jobs for the first month of the new year. However, the ADP (NASDAQ:ADP) National Employment Report showed a growth of almost 50,000 more private sector ... Read More »

FedEx Won’t Add Holiday Surcharges on Regular Sized Shipments

Appoaching the Christmas holiday season, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has announced it will not apply residential holiday season surcharges on regular sized shipments. Big Changes in FedEx Holiday Surcharges in 2017 “To support our millions of loyal small business customers and consumers shipping holiday gifts at FedEx Office and FedEx Onsite locations, FedEx will not apply holiday season surcharges except for packages ... Read More »

Oil down 3 percent as U.S. drillers add rigs, strong dollar weighs

Oil prices settled down 3 percent on Friday after data showing the U.S. oil drilling rig count rising for a second week in row and a stronger dollar weighed on demand for greenback-denominated crude futures. A slide of more than 1 percent in Wall Street share prices .SPX, the largest since April, also prompted pre-weekend profit-taking in Brent and U.S. ... Read More »