With all the cyberscare stories about North Korea making headlines these days, the last place you might expect to see job losses is among information security workers.
Northern Trust’s Paul Kasriel has sent around some nice charts that put the state of U.S. joblessness in perspective. Glass half-empty types will be scared silly by the straight line up on the jobless rate while the optimists will take comfort in the fact that we’re still far from the Depression’s high point of around 25%.
And British Airways is feeling the pinch — particularly in business class.
The carrier’s latest figures show BA carried 3.8 percent fewer passengers in June than last year, with most of the fall in premium class seats, where traffic dropped by nearly 15 percent.