NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor David Paterson trails badly behind state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, his likely challenger for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, a poll showed on Monday.
Paterson, whose campaign kicked off over the weekend, lags 42 points behind Cuomo, according to the survey of registered voters by Siena Research Institute of Loudonville, New York.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Dominant colors in the coming fall and winter fashion season will be solemn grays, browns and plenty of black, reflecting a no-nonsense mood among consumers and designers struggling in the dismal economy, judging from collections unveiled this week in New York.
Just a few splashes of fruit, spice and jewel tones lit up otherwise dark collections from the scores of designers who displayed their fall and winter 2010 lines at the semi-annual fashion event.
NEW YORK, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Software company SAS topped an
annual list of best companies to work for, offering top-notch
benefits and enjoying low turnover, Fortune said on Thursday.
Ranking second was Edward Jones, investment advisers based
in St. Louis, which weathered the recession without closing an
office or laying off an employee, said the Fortune business
magazine and web site.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you’re willing to undress in front of someone in a relationship, you should be able to undress financially as well, say the authors of a new book.
Money can be one of the most difficult subjects for couples to talk about, and “Get Financially Naked” aims to help them share not only details of their finances but also their thoughts, attitudes and fears about money.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Being an actuary, calculating statistics to determine probability and risk, is the best job to have in 2010, while working on an oil rig as a roustabout is the worst, according to a study released on Tuesday.
An actuary earns about $85,000 a year and has few physical demands, little stress, a good work environment and a positive outlook for employment and income growth, said CareerCast.com, a job search site that analyzed 200 jobs in North America.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – More stringent screening launched on Monday for airline passengers from 14 nations, part of a crackdown after the botched Christmas Day bombing of a Detroit-bound flight, are ineffective and unconstitutional, civil liberty groups charged.
The tighter security measures, which range from passengers being patted down to advanced explosives detection and full-body scans, constitute racial profiling when there is no realistic way to predict the national origin of a potential attacker, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Hillary Clinton made a strong showing and Sarah Palin was named to the Republican ticket in the 2008 U.S. presidential race, the election of the first female president seemed not so far off.
Not so fast, writes the author of “Notes from the Cracked Ceiling,” a book released this week that explores why Clinton and Palin lost, what role gender played in their candidacies and what it would take for a woman to win the U.S. presidency.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. employers expect to hire more new workers in 2010 than they did in 2009, a sign the U.S. recession may be easing its grip, research showed on Tuesday.
One-fifth of employers plan to add full-time, permanent employees next year, up from 14 percent in 2009, according to CareerBuilder.com, an online jobs site that surveyed more than 2,700 hiring managers and human resource professionals.
NEW YORK, Dec 29 (Reuters) – U.S. employers expect to hire
more new workers in 2010 than they did in 2009, a sign the U.S.
recession may be easing its grip, research showed on Tuesday.
One-fifth of employers plan to add full-time, permanent
employees next year, up from 14 percent in 2009, according to
CareerBuilder.com, an online jobs site that surveyed more than
2,700 hiring managers and human resource professionals.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – More U.S. workers, hoping to make ends meet in the recession, have turned to direct selling, but revenues are not keeping pace with growth in the sales force.
The ranks of people selling wares out of their homes, at parties and door-to-door grew by 100,000 last year to 15.1 million in the United States, but sales dropped some 4 percent, according to the most recent figures available.