RICHMOND, British Columbia, Oct 9- Canada's ruling Conservatives on Friday pledged to run a series of modest budget surpluses if they retain power in an Oct. 19 election, seeking to portray themselves as the best economic stewards in a race that looks too tight to call. But the pledge came the same day data showed Canada's unemployment rate rose to its highest level...» Read More
Job growth has been very slow in the recovery, and Congress has passed much legislation allegedly to encourage hiring. Yet the White House is now talking about raising the minimum wage to $9.
The job may not offer the same salary, benefits or career trajectory, so the newly rehired need to step back and assess how their current compensation might impact both their short- and long-term financial goals In the current economy, however, it may not offer the same salary, benefits or career trajectory
To ace this one you'll need to get a job, pay down debt, save some money and learn to live within a budget. For extra credit, start planning for retirement.
Going through one of the worst economic sagas in US history has thrown the country into two types of depressed states: a financial one and a psychological one. It is time to discuss a major systemic overhaul that might require another costly, but equally merited, “bailout” from Washington—one we can’t afford and can’t afford to live without.
According to the Center for Applied Linguistics, from 1997 to 2008, the number of middle and high schools offering Chinese has quadrupled. Among elementary schools it has grown tenfold.
The economy has improved in the last six months, signaled by greater consumer spending, durables purchases and some signs of increased investment, Daniel K. Tarullo, Federal Reserve governor, told CNBC Friday, echoing what his boss, Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Thursday.
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Rates on fixed mortgages dipped for the second straight week as Treasury yields fell.
In a tough job market, more and more workers are accusing their employers of discrimination, a report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.
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What makes a job the worst? "To be at the bottom of the list, you really have to have a lot of things working against you," said Tony Lee, the publisher of CareerCast.
Zachary Karabell of RiverTwice Research examines how the markets can continue to rally amidst high unemployment.
While it might not be a Goldilocks economy, it just may be a Goldilocks unemployment rate as far as investors are concerned: Not too cold as to indicate a double-dip, but not too hot so as to push the Fed to the sidelines.
The Fast Money traders see little to cheer in declining unemployment.
The US economy added 103,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate dropped to 9.4%. The growth came from gains in the private sector, with 113,000 jobs added.
A good many economists agree that American companies are on the verge of ramping up hiring, even as they disagree on how many jobs were created last month.
There are a slew of jobs in demand right now, but that doesn’t make them the best jobs. Here are some of the best jobs in America for 2011.
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The ADP Employment report showed stronger than expected jobs gains for the month of December...This is very good news and extrapolated would indicate an additional 3.5 million jobs in 2011.
The private sector created an eye-popping 297,000 jobs from November to December, according a report from ADP that was the highest number the payroll firm has ever reported.