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CNBC studied the net changes by industry for November jobs based on the data from the Labor Department;
Today Tesla faces off with the United Auto Workers at a hearing at the National Labor Relations Board. The union has filed charges that the company has denied. The outcome of the case could have far-reaching implications across Silicon Valley.
The government's nonfarm payrolls report showed growth of 155,000. Though that's still a pretty healthy level of gains this late into an expansion, it could be enough to make the Fed hesitate about its plans to keep raising interest rates.
Even in the best of economic times there are 200,000-plus unemployment claims every week. With recent job losses at iconic companies like GE, GM and Verizon, here is how to gauge if you and your co-workers could be at risk.
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 155,000 in November. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been expecting payroll growth of 198,000.
An investigation into Chinese toy factories has alleged that factories in major supply chains are mistreating their workers.
Private payrolls increased by 179,000, below the 195,000 growth expected by a Refinitiv survey of economists. The number also was a drop from the 225,000 in October and below the 203,000 prior monthly average.
The number of interest rate hikes next year has been the subject of debate on Wall Street as concerns about an economic slowdown continue to slam the stock market.
"It better justify [Fed Chair Jerome] Powell's incredible upbeat attitude that just got tempered last week," Cramer says.
The CEO of the largest U.S. automaker has come under fire for the cuts, which the automaker says are necessary to improve efficiency and help the company invest in new technologies and businesses.
Laffer, formerly an advisor to presidents Trump and Ronald Reagan, thinks Powell has done a "great job in normalizing interest rates."
Increasingly, small and midsize companies are looking at employee stock-ownership plans as another attractive benefit to lure job candidates in a tight job market. Another attraction: It's a great exit strategy for founders ready to retire.
A backer of California's failed gas tax repeal measure is proposing an initiative to shift tens of billions of dollars from state coffers to local governments for highway construction and maintenance.
Silicon Valley has been an engine for economic growth, but that wealth is not being shared with most of the workers in the industry. Nine in 10 workers in Silicon Valley make less now than they did in 1997 after adjusting for inflation.
Invesco is concerned Wall Street is ignoring a major risk that's battered stocks in the past.
Abandoning a career to start your own company is tough, but doable, say three entrepreneurs who have successfully made the leap.