California high-speed rail seeks private investors, input SACRAMENTO, Calif.- The California High-Speed Rail Authority has received 35 responses from private companies interested in financing, building and operating the first 300- mile segment of the controversial rail project. The authority provided a list of 35 firms that replied, including London- based Barclays Bank, a group called the Chinese High Speed Rail...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press
Five job-search tips for college students Hey, college freshmen-your job search starts now! Here five job-search tips from Accenture's David Smith to get employed right out of college.
| By: David Smith, senior managing director for Accenture Strategy
Slower path for a rate hike: Pro Kevin Caron, Stifel Market strategist, weighs in on the latest jobs data and provides perspective on how investors should move forward in the current conditions.
US STOCKS-Wall St stumbles as jobs data puts rate hike in doubt *Sept nonfarm payrolls up by 142,000 vs 203,000 expected. *Unemployment rate unchanged at 5.1 pct. Oct 2- U.S. stocks dropped sharply on Friday after jobs data for September fell far short of expectations, raising doubts that the economy is robust enough to absorb an interest rate hike.
| By: Tanya Agrawal
UPDATE 5-India announces plan to slow rate of greenhouse gas growth *India pledges 33-35 pct cut in carbon intensity by 2030. NEW DELHI, Oct 2- India has promised to shave a third off the rate at which it emits greenhouse gases over the next 15 years, in a long-awaited contribution towards reaching a deal to slow global warming at a U.N. climate summit in December. Of the top two polluters, China has promised its emissions will peak by...
| By: Tommy Wilkes