UK doctors in training prepare for strike over wages, burnout

Young doctors walk away for 72 hours because of overtime pay Burnout and conditions that push young doctors to quit The UK health service has record backlogs Doctors in training saddled with student debt LONDON, March 10 (Reuters) – Fed up with a government he says doesn’t care, Poh Wang plans to strike next week … Read more

Wall St falls on bank stocks tumble, jobs report jitters

Investors are looking forward to Friday’s jobs report Bank shares plummet after SVB announces share sale General Electric rises after repeated forecast Indexes down: Dow 1.85%, S&P 1.66%, Nasdaq 2.05% March 9 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s three major stock indices closed lower on Thursday, with banking stocks the biggest drag, while investors also worried Friday’s … Read more

US job losses between January and February hit the highest level since 2009 – report

March 9 (Reuters) – Layoffs at US companies in January and February hit their highest level since 2009, with the technology sector accounting for more than a third of the more than 180,000 job cuts announced, a report found on Thursday. In February alone, the number of layoffs in the United States was 77,770, more … Read more

US Weekly Jobless Claims Report Biggest Rise in 5 Months; labor market still tight

Weekly jobless claims increase by 21,000 to 211,000 The average number of claims over four weeks rises from 4,000 to 197,000 Continuing claims jump 69,000 to 1,718 million WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose the most in five months last week, but the underlying trend … Read more