GO
Loading...

Employment

More

  • UK House Prices Fall on Property Glut Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 1:35 AM ET

    The average asking price of a UK property fell in June as mortgage providers cherry-picked customers and competing properties outnumbered buyers by 15 to 1, property advertiser web site Rightmove, one of Britain's biggest, said.

  • Imperial Tobacco to Cut 6% of Staff Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 7:28 AM ET

    Imperial Tobacco Group said Thursday that it plans to slash its work force by around 6 percent as part of its restructuring plans after its recent takeover of Spanish rival Altadis.

  • You need health insurance, period. So why do employers make it so painstaking to figure out?

  • Telecommuting Picking Up As Gasoline Prices Soar Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 8:05 AM ET
    Home office

    Companies and their employees are searching for new ways to deal with soaring gasoline prices that have risen to heights unimaginable only a few months ago.

  • New York's Foreign Model "Shortage" And Your Emails Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 11:57 AM ET
    Fashion Show

    Getting more foreign models to walk New York city catwalks is apparently a topic more than a few readers feel passionate about. After reading some of your emails, I decided to post a few responses since they seem to cover a wide array of opinion on this sexy slice of the otherwise serious topic of H1-B visa reform.

  • A gauge of manufacturing in New York state contracted in June for the fourth time in five months, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday that also painted a mixed picture on inflation.

  • Americans could be celebrating the Fourth of July with $5-a-gallon gas, and the effects will ring out from sea to shining sea.

  • Gas Prices Soar, But Core Inflation Is Still Tame Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 10:30 AM ET

    Soaring gasoline and energy prices helped drive up U.S. consumer prices during May by the fastest rate since November, a government report showed.

  • Fashion Model

    Anthony Weiner is sponsoring a bill that gives models “of distinguished merit and ability” their own visa classification (P-4 status) which would group them with entertainers and athletes.

  • Consumer Prices Expected to Rise, with Fed Watching Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 5:49 AM ET

    With Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke sounding alarms about inflation, the consumer price index is expected to have risen by 0.5 percent in May.

  • Inflation Is Real--Bernanke’s Right--Kohn’s All Wet Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:47 PM ET

    Driven up by the cheap dollar, U.S. import prices surged nearly 18 percent above year-ago levels, according to a new report out today. Even removing all energy-related fuels, the surge is still 6 percent.

  • Plosser is Right on the Money Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 11:26 AM ET

    Is there a July Fed action coming to take back a one-quarter rate cut? I think so. That would put up the target to 2.25%. It would be a shot heard round the world, strengthening the dollar and attracting new liquidity and capital flows into the US economy.

  • Business Inventories Rise, While Sales Are Strong Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 10:05 AM ET

    U.S. business inventories rose 0.5 percent in April, more than expected, while sales were their strongest since November, a government report showed.

  • Retail Sales Rise Much More than Expected in May Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 8:37 AM ET

    Total sales at U.S. retailers rose a full percentage point in May as many consumers had more spending cash in their wallets from government rebate checks, a report on Thursday showed.

  • Inflation Forecasts Raised in US, Europe, UK Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 8:19 AM ET

    The inflation outlook for 2008 in the U.S., Japan, euro zone and the UK rose again in June, triggering big revisions to economists' interest rate forecasts, Reuters polls showed on Thursday.

  • Pimco's McCulley: Government Understating Inflation Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 9:36 AM ET

    The standard of living has decreased for many Americans, a trend that will reverse only after the troubles in the housing market work through, Pimco Managing Director Paul McCulley said on CNBC.

  • Bernanke Inflation Warning Fans Worries of Rate Hike Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 1:10 PM ET

    World stocks hit their lowest in almost two months, major government bonds tumbled and the dollar jumped after the Fed chief fired another warning on inflation.

  • Small Business Confidence at Lowest Since 1980 Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 8:51 AM ET

    Small business owner confidence in the U.S. economy deteriorated to its lowest in 28 years, according to a survey released Tuesday.

  • Fed's Rosengren: Impact of Energy Costs Not Yet Seen Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 8:26 AM ET

    Rising food and energy costs are still trickling through the economy, complicating the outlook for inflation, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Tuesday.

  • Doll: Fed Doesn't Want to Raise Rates Any Time Soon Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 7:44 AM ET

    The worst of the credit crunch is over, but the Federal Reserve is likely to keep interest rates on hold for a long time despite a surge in oil prices, as the U.S. economy still has to prove it is stabilizing, money manager Bob Doll said on Tuesday.