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Despite China’s inflation rate hitting a 20-month low in February sparking talk of further monetary easing, some analysts don’t expect Beijing to aggressively boost growth as rising prices are still a threat.
Economists expect a third month of 200,000-plus job growth, breaking the streak of sluggish growth last year. But some of those new jobs in February may be due to a warm winter.
The number of job cuts announced by employers fell 3.3 percent in February from the previous month, led by consumer products and transportation, according to the latest report by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Despite the recent Wall Street rally, an economic “Perfect Storm” continues to brew worldwide - here's how to navigate through these tough times.
Apple says it has “created or supported” 514,000 American jobs, including those of delivery drivers. The New York Times reports.
Many new companies are springing up helping to retrain today's workforce - but perhaps as this Guest Blogger says, the whole system needs a complete reboot in order to adequately prepare a 21st century workforce.
In his new book, "The Wide lens", award winning Dartmouth professor Ron Adner argues that we’re blind to how vulnerable a great innovation is to other players in its ecosystem. He says we need to widen our lens to see the big picture to see how the rules of innovation success change. In this excerpt Adner takes a look at Sony's eReader.
As state funding has dwindled, public colleges have raised tuition and are now resorting to even more desperate measures — cutting training for jobs the economy needs most. The New York Times reports
The problem with most business information: it's abstract and hard to see—even harder to eat, or digest.
Facebook has much more growth still left and will tap its existing users as well as secure growth by increasing the total number of users, Eduardo Saverin, one of the four co-founders of Facebook who retains a 5 percent stake in the social media giant, told CNBC Wednesday.
The Brookings Institution analyzed the financial data of the world’s largest metropolitan areas and uncovered some interesting findings. Check out which cities were the most productive.
The author says politicians "must learn to listen, in a focused and pro-active way, to constituents, experts, sometimes even to lobbyists, and most importantly, to each other."
Much to the surprise of many who follow the markets, the government’s monthly employment report for February is NOT out this Friday, March 2.
President Obama's proposed corporate tax plan makes great political headlines. A president, who some have characterized as “anti-business,” serves up a reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent? Surely this is bullish news for business owners and investors, right? Not so fast.
There’s been a steady decline in the unemployment rate, but there’s a catch. The definition of “unemployed” only includes people who sought work in the last four weeks and excludes everyone else, including the underemployed and the long-term unemployed. What have they been doing since they fell off the radar?
Are you still trying to figure out what you want to be when you grow up? Many people are, young and old. And if you think you already know, ask yourself again to make sure the answer hasn’t changed.
The job market appears to be improving but some economists say not so fast — some of those gains may be due to unusually warm winter weather.
MBA students in the United Kingdom and many other European nations are fleeing for business schools – and jobs – elsewhere. And fewer students outside the UK are seeking higher education within the region.
If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.
How can several multi-million dollar basketball teams overlook Jeremy Lin, a dormant star player who was on their own teams? Unfortunately, conventional wisdom and thinking routinely prevent managers from finding, hiring and/or utilizing star players at companies around the world.