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  • *Second-quarter productivity rises at 0.9 percent rate. WASHINGTON, Aug 9- U.S. worker productivity rose more than expected in the second quarter as hours increased at their fastest pace in 1-1/ 2 years, keeping labor costs under control. The Labor Department said on Wednesday that nonfarm productivity, which measures hourly output per worker, increased at a 0.9...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 9- U.S. worker productivity rose more than expected in the second quarter amid an increase in hours, but the trend remained weak, suggesting that robust economic growth could remain elusive. The Labor Department said on Wednesday nonfarm productivity, which measures hourly output per worker, increased at a 0.9 percent annualized rate in the...

  • Strategist David Rosenberg named demographics the single most important factor for investors to monitor over the next decade.

  • The Milwaukee- based motorcycle maker, which had previously forecast flat to modestly down full-year shipments, said it expects to ship 241,000 to 246,000 motorcycles in 2017, compared with 262,221 a year earlier. Harley's dealers in the United States had too many 2016 models at the end of the fourth quarter, which led the company to limit shipments of its 2017...

  • By Paul Sandle and Ben Hirschler. LONDON, July 6- The world's top medical technology companies are turning to robots to help with complex knee surgery, promising quicker procedures and better results in operations that often leave patients dissatisfied. Now U.S.-based Stryker and Britain's Smith& Nephew believe that is about to change, as robots give them an...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • Picture it: 40 picturesque acres nestled in Wisconsin lake country. That is the ideal getaway the grandfather of Chicago financial planner Tim Obendorf's wife built around 50 years ago. "Whenever a number of families are under the same roof, conflicts are going to arise," said Jill Shipley, managing director of family dynamics for Abbot Downing, a division of Wells...

  • You know that Social Security Disability Insurance is part of Social Security. If you ask 999 people out of 1,000, would tell you that Social Security disability is not part of Social Security, Mick Mulvaney, the administrations budget director, said in May at a press briefing on its 2018 spending plan. But despite his claims on popular perceptions of Social...

  • Older couple meeting with a financial advisor

    Pessimism about financial health may cause retirees to withdraw less from their investment accounts, a new study finds. Here's what to know.

  • Executive Edge: Baby Boomer entrepreneurs

    When it comes to launching new businesses, Baby Boomers are outpacing millennials, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers with a look at a 65-year old man in Philadelphia who's not ready to retire just yet.

  • While paternity leave is growing at top companies, many men are reluctant to use it.

  • Starting a start-up

    Entrepreneurs create 2 out of every 3 new jobs, according to the Small Business Administration. But instead of retiring, baby boomers are starting about twice as many new businesses as millennials. We ask the Kauffman Foundation’s Victor Hwang about the state of start-ups.

  • Retirement seniors working small business

    Baby boomers are flocking to cities that offer affordable housing, great health care and strong job prospects.

  • $30 trillion is about to change hands in the U.S.

    The coming transfer of $30 trillion in assets from baby boomers to their heirs is creating challenges for clients and advisors alike.

  • Siegel: I don't think this rally is over

    Jeremy Siegel, Wharton finance professor, discusses the significance of Dow 20K, and why he still sees more room to run.

  • Retiree careers

    These days, retirees are seeking adventure in their encore careers, securing work at national parks, on cruises and more.

  • millennial woman

    Millennials get a bad rep on money management, but they do have some smart money habits worth imitating.

  • Millennials with money, managing money, financial advisor

    The Millennial generation are earning less than previous generations and are less likely to own a home, according to a new report.