U.S. added 192,000 jobs in March, experts still disappointed

The New York Times: The economy created 192,000 jobs in March, better than during the depths of winter at the end of 2013 and the beginning of this year, but still short of the labor market rebound many experts had been hoping to see. The unemployment rate remained flat at 6.7 percent. 


Minnesota court to hear all Target data breach cases

Reuters: The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ordered that the many lawsuits that accuse Target Corp. of failing to protect customers from a data breach will be consolidated in the retailer's home state Minnesota. The order brings together 33 lawsuits across 18 districts, and potentially many more tag-along actions, before federal judge Paul Magnuson in Minnesota.


New Senate leader vows end to renewal of temporary tax breaks 

Forbes: For the 15th time Congress has been asked to renew the motley and growing collection of temporary tax breaks known as the "extenders." Today the new Senate Finance Committee chairman, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), vowed it will be the last time. "This will be the last tax extenders bill the committee takes up as long as I'm chairman," Sen. Wyden said.