Report: Lots of Jobs for New Grads|
The 416,000 jobs added recently is the strongest evidence that this year's 1.4 million college graduates will enjoy the best entry-level job market since 2001.
Bernanke Jitters Keep Stocks in Check|
"The market rallied last week, but Thursday's trading raised some red flags, and Friday's trading did not provide any strongly bullish evidence."
Crude Futures Take Dive|
Last week, OPEC and the International Energy Agency, which advises 26 industrialized nations on energy issues, revised its estimates of world crude demand.
Judge Rules for Google in Dispute|
A federal judge in California has ruled that the U.S. government cannot force Google to hand over the results of billions of Internet searches.
U.S. Industrial Production Up in February|
U.S. industrial production increased 0.7 percent in February after a decrease of 0.3 percent in January.
February CPI Reported at 0.1 Percent|
The Labor Department said Thursday that prices for energy, food and clothing contributed to the month's price data.
U.S. Jobless Claims Up By 5,000 Last Week|
First-time U.S. jobless claims rose by 5,000 last week to 309,000, more than had been expected.
Housing Starts in February Off 3.2 Percent|
The pace of U.S. housing starts slowed in February by 3.2 percent to an annual rate of 2.145 million.
U.S. Retail Sales Lifted By Warm Weather|
Warmer-than-average temperatures continued to motivate U.S. consumer demand for spring merchandise.
Knight Ridder Sold for $4.5B to McClatchy|
The combination of McClatchy, which publishes 12 daily and 17 non-daily newspapers plus running Internet sites, and KRI will create the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher.