Ross Devol of the Milken Institute, digs into the unemployment rate of those without a high school education, and whether raising the minimum wage would discourage people from staying in school. Devol also shares the best cities for jobs.» Read More
For both the jobseeker and the happily employed, you want to translate the overall top five list to your specific prospective employer’s or current employer’s top five list.
Immigrants and their families have carved out pockets in the US to own and operate Dunkin’ Donuts stores.
Wells Fargo has broken with other big banks by urging US regulators to require mortgage lenders to retain more of the loans they originate, rather than selling them to investors, a practice that helped to fuel the housing bubble, reports the Financial Times.
Stocks closed off session highs, yet the Dow still hit its highest level since before Lehman Brothers collapsed as Treasury yields soared in the wake of the Federal Reserve's reaffirmation of its decision to buy bonds to stimulate the economy. AT&T and Kraft rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks trimmed some gains but remained mostly higher Tuesday after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its decision to buy bonds to stimulate the economy and left short-term interest rates unchanged. Kraft and Microsoft rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks continued to trade higher Tuesday after a handful of mostly strong economic reports, and despite weak earnings from leading electronics retailer Best Buy, as investors await news from the Federal Reserve's meeting this afternoon. Boeing and Cisco rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stock index futures rose slightly after news that retail sales were stronger than expected in November, and inflation was in line with expectations. Earlier futures had slipped after disappointing news from leading electronics retailer Best Buy dampened enthusiasm for the holiday shopping season.
Christmas 2010 could turn out to be the merriest since the recession began, with the exclusive CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding Americans somewhat more optimistic but real optimism remains elusive.
The Ford Motor company announced on Thursday that it plans to add 1800 new jobs and invest $600 million to revamp its Louisville, Ky. assembly plant.
Half full versus half empty. Certainty versus uncertainty. Jobs versus spending.
Sure, most of them involve being a doctor, money manger or CEO. But you'd be surprised at some of the jobs on this list! Here are a dozen jobs that pay $100 or more.
Americans who have been on unemployment benefits for a very long time might have felt a twinge of relief when they learned that the tax deal cut in Washington, DC this week would extend unemployment benefits for another 13-months.
Economist Nouriel Roubini on Wednesday voiced concern over a compromise on extending tax cuts struck by US President Barack Obama and Republican leaders, saying the agreement could expose the US to bond vigilantes who will drive up the price of yields
President Obama announced a tentative deal with Congressional Republicans on Monday to extend the Bush-era tax cuts at all income levels for two years as part of a package that would also keep benefits flowing to the long-term unemployed, cut payroll taxes for all workers for a year and take other steps to bolster the economy, the New York Times reports.
Unemployment jumped to 9.8 percent in a very disappointing November jobs report. Nonfarm payrolls increased by only 39,000 and private jobs expanded by just 50,000. This is way below what the economy needs. Most discouraging, the smaller-business household employment number fell for the second time in a row, down 173,000 in November after a 330,000 drop in October.
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Pay no attention to those 15.1 million unemployed people—Wall Street instead is more focused on the man behind the Fed curtain and what he'll be doing to fire up the equity markets.
The shockingly weak jobs numbers released this morning are evidence of something I've talked about in this space: American businesses are on strike.
NYU's Stern School of Business Dean Peter Henry believes the recovery will be slower in the US and other advanced economies, where discretionary spending has cooled, while emerging markets—and their newly discovered taste for fine goods—will bounce back more quickly.
In the biggest real estate deal of the year, Google signed a contract on Thursday to buy one of the largest office buildings in Manhattan for more than $1.8 billion, according to two real estate executives who have been briefed on the deal, the New York Times reports.