Aug 27- New Jersey's Atlantic County, which includes the struggling gambling mecca of Atlantic City, saw the biggest employment drop of all U.S. metropolitan areas in July compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary U.S. Labor Department data on Wednesday.» Read More
There's no shame in the job-loss game, especially if you know how to pick yourself back up.
The job losses in this downturn are hitting workers across all income levels and job categories, and the cuts are swifter and broader than in past recessions.
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Stocks sold off on Thursday in their worst two-day slide since October 1987 with disappointing corporate outlooks and bleak sales from major retailers fueling invsetor fears.
Forget a post-election rally. Stocks now appear likely to retest their most recent lows—and possibly head even lower.
Market pros are seeing more regulation ahead for financial markets.
Barack Obama's victory and an expanded majority in Congress could have Democrats making up a list of economic stimulus measures and checking it twice.
Barack Obama's victory and an expanded majority in Congress could encourage Democrats to make up a list of economic stimulus measures and check it twice.
More people at the top of the ladder retiring means more promotions for those of us who are on the lower rungs. Forget about redistributing the wealth, higher taxes on high earners should lead to better jobs for young people like us who are waiting for our elders to retire so we can work our way up the corporate food chain.
Regardless of what they may think of our governmental policies, when foreigners describe “average” Americans, they frequently remark upon our determined positivity. In fact, to the outsider, American rosiness can seem rather naïve, a bit forced and not infrequently annoying.
The U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday it will resurrect the 3-year note and conduct more frequent auctions of 10-year notes and 30-year bonds to cope with staggering borrowing needs that some say could reach $2 trillion in the current fiscal year.
The obvious and easy first move for President-Elect Barack Obama is to put some money into the automobile industry to save a large number of jobs, financier Wilbur Ross said Wednesday.
If we have a short-term project (e.g., get a job before severance runs out in 12 weeks) execution is relatively clear because the steps are laid out in sequential order and the short duration of the project leaves little time to lose focus.
For this special Halloween edition of On The Money's Web Extra, Carmen has advice to allay all your fears -- the past, present and future financial "demons."
Washington, taking a page out of Hollywood, looks set to release Stimulus 2, the sequel. And if anything, it may be the mother of all economic stimulus packages.
A friend of a friend, who happens to be a senior executive at a New York based media conglom, was lamenting this recently as he braced for another big RIF (reduction in force) at his company
Consumer confidence suffered its steepest monthly drop on record in October, a survey showed Friday, as the worst financial crisis in generations took its toll.
Regulators are expected to approve a clearinghouse for credit derivative swaps in the next several weeks, CNBC has learned.
U.S. consumers cut their monthly spending for the first time in two years during September, evidently bracing for hard times as jobs continue to disappear and credit conditions tighten.
If I need the money, should I dip into my pension now or wait until it matures?