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But researchers are more uncertain about what causes mortality rates to rise among older, retired people during periods of
U.S. businesses are hiring at a robust rate. The only problem is that three out of four of the nearly 1 million hires this year are part-time and many of the jobs are low-paid.
Similarly, a memo that leaked out from teen and young adult retailer Forever 21 last week showed it was reducing a number
America's top 1 percent saved their money at a rate of 37 percent last quarter, according to a recent survey from American
Profits are not the problem. Blind, relentless pursuit of them at any cost by any business large or small is.
Some brokers have recently been recommending short sales of prominent blue chip stocks like Nike, RIM and Chipotle, among
The overall measure of buying plans for durables and vehicles fell to 125 from 132. "It wasn't a huge miss, and the average
Traffic isn't the only unusual indicator of an unhealthy economy, though. Others include a decrease in divorce rates and
"Maybe there's a tweak that can be done to make that less stimulating in a negative way," said McKinsey. By taking work calls
Copyright 2011 Thomson Reuters. Click for Restrictions. Continuing claims eased to 3.726 million in the week ending September
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WASHINGTON - New claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, a government report showed on Thursday
Some Fed officials indicated a "fairly high" threshold for reconsidering the $600 billion in purchases, and some noted more
How will President Obama's short-term attempts to jumpstart the economy and his longer-term attempts to put our nation back on a path of secular growth affect your personal finances?
Obama's recovery package gets far higher marks on this score by putting money in the hands of people who will spend it, thereby stimulating the economy.
Reducing an experienced editorial staff is not the way to go about cutting business costs. When quality suffers, the entire industry is tarnished.
A career counselor at Reinholt University in Massachusetts said he has been telling his students for some time about the many job opportunities in the field of counting the destitute and downtrodden.
Until my husband pointed it out, it hadn't occurred to me that it's not just worn-down parents who give in to "yes" too often, it's all of us. We live in a Yes! culture.
What we need isn't more regulation of banking and business in general, but "smart" regulation.
I believe in the free market economy, but once an entity becomes "too big to fail" it introduces the possibility that government intervention is a justifiable remedy.